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TOWN OF MIAMI LAKES NEWS
243px-All-America City LogoThe contractor for the Palmetto Express project by the Florida Department of Transportation District Six will perform temporary restriping to shift all lanes towards the median barrier on SR 826/Palmetto Expressway. In order to conduct the work, the following nighttime detours will be in effect:
For Immediate Release
Oct. 22, 2014
Contact: Nicole Lesson
Tel: 305-364-6100
 

Nighttime Detours on SR 826/Palmetto Expressway

Miami Lakes, FL - The contractor for the Palmetto Express project by the Florida Department of Transportation District Six will perform temporary restriping to shift all lanes towards the median barrier on SR 826/Palmetto Expressway. In order to conduct the work, the following nighttime detours will be in effect:

Sunday, October 26, 2014 from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

Possible alternate nights would be Monday, October 27, Tuesday October 28, and Wednesday, October 29, 2014.

On northbound SR 826/Palmetto Expressway, traffic will be detoured from NW 74 Street to Okeechobee Road.

Northbound drivers can:

  • Exit on NW 74 Street (eastbound)
  • Turn north on NW 72 Avenue
  • Turn northwest on Okeechobee Road 

Monday, October 27, 2014 from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

Possible alternate nights would be Tuesday, October 28, Wednesday, October 29, and Thursday, October 30, 2014.

On northbound SR 826/Palmetto Expressway, traffic will be detoured from Okeechobee Road to NW 103 Street/West 49 Street.

Northbound drivers can:

  • Exit on Okeechobee Road (eastbound)
  • Turn north on West 18 Avenue
  • Turn west on NW 103 Street/West 49 Street

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

Possible alternate nights would be Wednesday, October 29, Thursday, October 30, and Sunday, November 2, 2014.

On southbound SR 826/Palmetto Expressway, traffic will be detoured from NW 122 Street/

West 68 Street to NW 103 Street/West 49 Street.

Southbound drivers can:

  • Exit on NW 122 Street/West 68 Street (westbound)
  • Turn south on West 24 Avenue
  • Turn east on NW 103 Street/West 49 Street
  • Exit on NW 103 Street/West 49 Street (eastbound)
  • Turn south on West 18 Avenue
  • Turn west on Okeechobee Road
  • Exit on Okeechobee Road (westbound)
  • Turn south on NW 79 Avenue
  • Turn east on NW 74 Street

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

Possible alternate nights would be Thursday, October 30, Sunday, November 2, and Monday, November 3, 2014.

On southbound SR 826/Palmetto Expressway, traffic will be detoured from NW 103 Street/West 49 Street to Okeechobee Road.

Southbound drivers can:

Thursday, October 30, 2014 from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

Possible alternate nights would be Sunday, November 2, and Monday, November 3, and Tuesday, November 4, 2014.

On southbound SR 826/Palmetto Expressway, traffic will be detoured from Okeechobee Road to NW 74 Street.

Southbound drivers can:

Please note that this schedule may change due to bad weather or other unforeseen conditions.  For more information about the Palmetto Express project, please contact Construction Public Information Specialist Marta Rodriguez at 305-592-6026 or go to: www.PalmettoExpressLanes.com

Drivers are encouraged to call 511 before they drive, or log on to www.fl511.com to get real-time traffic and lane closure information.  The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) reminds drivers that wearing a safety belt is the single most effective way to protect people and reduce fatalities in motor vehicles crashes.  Please drive cautiously in work zones.

www.dot.state.fl.us