SW 1 Street Bridge Replacement Project Update


SW 1 Street Bridge Replacement Project Update

 

·     Crews are preparing for a special 24-hour operation, which begins Monday, April 5 to perform bridge counterweight work.

 

·     Stormwater drainage work is tentatively scheduled to take place on the east side of the Miami River beginning Sunday night, April 4 through next week.

 

·     In order to continue constructing the bridge leaves, channel restrictions will be needed along the Miami River at SW 1 Street.

 

·     Click here for a diagram of the new vehicular traffic configuration.

 

What to Expect During Special Operation:

 

·     A partial channel restriction is scheduled to begin on Monday, April 5 at 6 a.m. and will be in place until Tuesday, April 6 at 6 a.m.

 

·     64 feet of the 150-foot-wide federal navigable channel will remain open, and any boat which may safely pass will be allowed to do so with the exception of vessels under tow.

 

·     Intermittent noise is expected to occur during this special operation.

 

Ongoing Daytime Miami River Restrictions:

 

·     A partial channel restriction can be in place daily from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m.

 

·     64 feet of the 150-foot-wide federal navigable channel will remain open, and any boat which may safely pass will be allowed to do so with the exception of vessels under tow.

 

·     During these daily restrictions, one bascule leaf will be placed in the down position.

 

·     A bridge opening can be coordinated with a 1-hour advance notice from the vessel under tow in order to safely have everyone and everything off the bascule leaf.  

 

Ongoing Nighttime Miami River Restrictions:

 

·     A partial channel restriction can be in place nightly from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m.

 

·     64 feet of the 150-foot-wide federal navigable channel will remain open, and any boat which may safely pass will be allowed to do so with the exception of vessels under tow.

 

·     During these nightly restrictions, one bascule leaf will be placed in the down position.

 

·     A bridge opening can be coordinated with a 4-hour advance notice from the vessel under tow in order to safely have everyone and everything off the bascule leaf.  

 

Please note that this schedule may change due to bad weather or other unexpected conditions. 

 

Please click here for the project webpage. On the project webpage, you will find the scope of work, fact sheet and other project documents.

 

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