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Please be advised that this report is compiled from multiple sources and agencies that, at times, provide conflicting information. Every effort is made to ensure accuracy; however, due to the fluid nature of road closures, this information is subject to change.

Information Regarding Street Closures in the City of Fort Lauderdale


>> Brightline Temporary Lane Closures

Crews working for All Aboard Florida will temporarily close eastbound and westbound Broward Boulevard and the Florida East Coast Railway grade crossings in Fort Lauderdale. 

Westbound Broward Boulevard and the Florida East Coast Railway
Wednesday, January 25, 7 p.m., through Thursday, January 26, 6 a.m.

  • Traveling westbound, Broward Boulevard will be closed between Brickell Avenue and NW 2nd Avenue
  • Local traffic will be permitted between N. Andrews Avenue and Brickell Avenue
  • Traffic will be detoured north on Andrews Avenue, west on Sunrise Boulevard and south on NW 7th Avenue

Eastbound Broward Boulevard and the Florida East Coast Railway
Thursday, January 26, 7 p.m. through Friday, January 27, 6 a.m.

  • Traveling eastbound, Broward Boulevard will be closed between NW 2nd Avenue and Brickell Avenue
  • Local Traffic will be permitted between NW 7th Avenue and NW 2nd Avenue
  • Traffic will be detoured northbound on NW 7th Avenue, eastbound on Sunrise Boulevard and southbound on N. Andrews Avenue


>> I-95 from the Golden Glades Interchange in Miami-Dade County to Broward Boulevard

Northbound and southbound express lanes may be closed as needed for plastic pole repair Monday night through Wednesday night between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. Driver should use the non-tolled general use lanes.


>> I-95 from south of Broward Boulevard to north of Commercial Boulevard

  • Three lanes in each direction of I-95 will be closed Sunday through Thursday, with the first lane closing at 10:30 p.m., the second lane closing at 11:30 p.m. and the third lane closing at 12:30 a.m. until 5 a.m. All lanes will be open by 5:30 a.m.
  • The I-95 northbound exit ramps to Oakland Park Boulevard will be closed Sunday through Thursday between 11:30 p.m. and 5 a.m. through Thursday, January 26. Traffic will be detoured via Commercial Boulevard.
  • The I-95 northbound entrance ramps from Oakland Park Boulevard will be closed Sunday through Thursday between 11:30 p.m. and 5 a.m. through Thursday, January 26. Traffic will be detoured via Commercial Boulevard and Powerline Road. Florida Highway Patrol will be on site to assist motorists.
  • Two lanes of the I-95 southbound exit ramp to Broward Boulevard will be closed Monday through Friday between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.
  • One lane of the I-95 southbound entrance ramp from Broward Boulevard will be closed Monday through Friday between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.
  • One inside turn lane of westbound Broward Boulevard to I-95 southbound will be closed Monday through Friday between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.
  • The outside lane in each direction of Broward Boulevard from SW 1st Street to SW 18th Street will be closed Monday through Friday between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.
  • Advance Notice: The I-95 northbound exit ramps to Commercial Boulevard will be closed Sunday through Thursday between 11:30 p.m. and 5 a.m., beginning Sunday, January 22 through Thursday, February 2. Traffic will be detoured via I-95 and Cypress Creek Road. Florida Highway Patrol will be on site to assist motorists.
  • Advance Notice: The I-95 northbound entrance ramps from Commercial Boulevard will be closed Sunday through Thursday between 11:30 p.m. and 5 a.m., beginning Sunday, January 22 through Thursday, February 2. Traffic will be detoured via Powerline Road and Cypress Creek Road. FHP will be on site to assist motorists.


>> A1A Improvements Project from Oakland Park Boulevard to Flamingo Avenue

  • Northbound traffic is shifted slightly west toward the center of the road. Southbound traffic will remain on the west side of the road. Traffic will be in this configuration through March 2017, while the contractor completes the reconstruction of the east side of the road. Two lanes will be open in each direction.

  • Access from northbound Galt Ocean Drive to A1A will be restricted through March 2017. Motorists may access A1A via NE 41st Street, NE 36th Street and NE 35th Street.

  • One northbound lane of A1A from Oakland Park Boulevard to Flamingo Road may be closed intermittently Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. for drainage improvements.


>> A1A Improvements Project from East of the Mercedes River Bridge to Sunrise Boulevard

  • One lane in each direction of A1A from the Mercedes River Bridge to SE 5th Street will be closed Sunday through Thursday between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. for resurfacing.
  • One lane in each direction of A1A from the Mercedes River Bridge to SE 5th Street will be closed Monday through Friday between 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. for utility work and other construction activities.
  • One lane in each direction of Sunrise Boulevard from the Intracoastal Waterway Bridge to A1A will be closed Monday through Friday between 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. for concrete removal and curb and gutter installation.


>> NW 9th Avenue / Powerline Road Improvements Project from Broward Boulevard to NW 6th Street / Sistrunk Boulevard

NW 9th Avenue / Powerline Road from NW 3rd Street to NW 5th Street will be open to local traffic only Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. for drainage improvements. Motorists will be detoured as follows:

  • Northbound NW 9th Avenue will be detoured to NW 7th Avenue.
  • Southbound NW 9th Avenue will be detoured to NW 7th Avenue or NW 11th Avenue.
  • NW 4th Street will be detoured to NW 2nd Street or NW 5th Street.

NW 9th Avenue / Powerline Road from NW 5th Street to NW 6th Street will be open to local traffic only Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. for drainage improvements. Motorists will be detoured as follows:

  • Northbound NW 9th Avenue will be detoured to NW 7th Avenue or NW 11th Avenue.
  • Southbound NW 9th Avenue will be detoured to NW 7th Avenue or NW 11th Avenue.


>> Broward Boulevard Improvements and Bridge Replacement Project

  • Westbound traffic is tentatively scheduled to be shifted to the newly-assembled temporary bridge Sunday night, January 15, weather permitting. Following the traffic shift, westbound traffic will use the three-lane temporary bridge for the duration of the construction project.
  • The inside lane of eastbound Broward Boulevard from NW 18th Avenue to NW 15th Avenue will be closed Sunday through Friday between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.
  • The outside lane of westbound Broward Boulevard from NW 15th Avenue to NW 18th Avenue will be closed Sunday through Friday between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.
  • The sidewalk along the north side of Broward Boulevard from NW 18th Avenue to NW 15th Avenue is closed. Detour signs are in place to guide pedestrians.


>> Powerline Road Improvements Project from Sunrise Boulevard to NW 29 Street

  • One northbound lane of Powerline Road from Sunrise Boulevard to NW 29 Street will be closed Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. for sidewalk improvements.
  • A sidewalk will be maintained on at least one side of the road within the project limits. Signage will be in place to guide pedestrians through the work zone.


>> CSX Bridge Replacement over the South Fork of the New River
  • The outside shoulder of the eastbound I-595 exit ramp to northbound I-95 is closed through early 2017.
  • There will be intermittent interruptions in the channel for marine traffic while contractor performs some activities with the bridge in the lowered position. The bridge will open when a vessel approaches, but there may be short delays


>>   Replacement of the Broward Boulevard Bridge over the North Fork of the New River
  • Construction will be completed in summer 2018.
  • Access to businesses, residences and schools will be maintained at all times.
  • Single-lane closures are expected Mondays through Fridays between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.
  • Double-lane closures are expected Mondays through Fridays between 12:30 a.m. and 6 a.m.
  • Lane closures may also occur on weekends, except during special events.

 >> State Road A1A Construction Work through Summer 2017
  • Improvements on A1A from Oakland Park Boulevard to Flamingo Avenue
  • Two lanes of traffic in each direction of A1A will be maintained at all times.
  • The existing 35 mph speed limit will remain in effect during construction.
  • Single-lane closures can be expected from 9:30 p.m. to 7:30 a.m.
  • At signalized intersections, a lane may be closed for a period of two hours or less between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.
  • A sidewalk will be maintained on at least one side of the road within the project limits. Signage will be in place to guide pedestrians through the work zone.
  • During construction, the right or outside lane in each direction will become a shared bicycle lane and will have temporary "sharrow" (share the road) pavement markings and signage.

Please remember to slow down in construction areas and always buckle up, drive carefully and arrive safely. Share the road.

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