S.W. 11th Avenue Swing Bridge Temporary Closure on December 13
City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida - Venice of America
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SW 11th Avenue Swing Bridge Temporary Closure on December 17

Road and Waterway Will Be Closed to Vehicular and Marine Traffic for 24-hours

Shannon Vezina , Public Information Specialist
954-828-4743 or svezina@fortlauderdale.gov

Fort Lauderdale - The SW 11th Avenue Swing Bridge will be closed to vehicular and marine traffic for 24 hours, from 6:30 am, Monday, December 17 until 6:30 am on Tuesday, December 18, 2012.  Effective immediately until the temporary closure takes effect, the bridge will only open every three hours, at 6:00 am, 9:00 am, 12:00 pm (noon), 3:00 pm, 6:00 pm and 9:00 pm.

The emergency 24-hour closure is necessary to address mechanical issues on the Swing Bridge. 

Signage will be posted in the area to alert motorists of the closure.  While the bridge is closed, vehicular traffic will be detoured to SW 7th / SW 4th Avenue. Motorists may also access the neighborhoods adjacent to the bridge via Broward Boulevard at SW 18th Avenue or Davie Boulevard at SW 15th Avenue.

For more information, visit www.fortlauderdale.gov or call the City of Fort Lauderdale 24-Hour Customer Service Center at (954) 828-8000.