FDOT/BROWARD COUNTY Projects
Project 12: Pembroke Road Overpass over I-75
Broward County awarded a contract for the construction of Pembroke Road from Southwest 145 Avenue as a four lane divided roadway, which will taper west of Silver Shores Boulevard to a two lane roadway. This project includes the construction of traffic signals at the Pembroke Road / Southwest 145 Avenue intersection, as well as Pembroke Road / Silver Shores Boulevard intersection.
In addition, an eight-foot high noise wall will be constructed along the south side of Pembroke Road and east of Silver Shores Blvd, adjacent to Silver Shores. The bridge over I-75 was constructed by Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), as part of the I-75 express lanes project, and the roadway was opened to traffic on August 20, 2016.
Project 13: Pembroke Road Widening from Dykes Road to Silver Shores Boulevard
This project will consist of the widening of Pembroke Road from a two lane roadway to a four lane roadway between Silver Shores Boulevard and Dykes Road. The project also includes the construction of an eight-foot high noise wall along the south side of Pembroke Road from Silver Shores Blvd. to Silver Shores Park. The project begins at the end of March 2018 and expected to be completed during the summer of 2019.
Project 14: I-75 Express Lanes (Work within Miramar Limits)
I. Segment C
In June 2014, FDOT started the second of four segments of the I-75 Express Lanes Construction Project (Segment C), which extends along I-75 from south of Miramar Parkway to south of Sheridan Street, in Broward County. Segment C is scheduled to be completed by summer 2017. The estimated project cost for Segment C is $85 Million. The scope of work includes:
- Constructing Express Lanes in the existing median of I-75, two northbound and two southbound lanes
- Constructing entrance and exit access points to the Express Lanes
- Constructing sound barrier walls along four neighborhoods. In Miramar, sound walls will be constructed adjacent to the Villas at Nautica and Windsor at Miramar communities.
- Constructing a bridge over I-75 at Pembroke Road
- Reconstructing the bridge and interchange at Miramar Parkway
- Installing additional traffic cameras, dynamic message signs and toll gantries
- Adding new signage, signals, lighting and landscaping
II. Segments A + B
The I-75 Express Lanes Project (Segments A+B from south of Miramar Parkway to NW 170 Street in Miami-Dade County) was awarded by FDOT. The improvements under this contract consist of the construction of the I-75 Express Lanes within the existing median from just north of NW 170 Street in Miami-Dade County to south of the Miramar Parkway interchange in the City of Miramar in Broward County for a total distance of approximately 3.1 miles.
The project also includes reconstruction, widening, and milling and resurfacing of the Homestead Extension of Florida’s Turnpike (HEFT) mainline from 1.45 miles south to 1.13 miles north of I-75 to accommodate the Express Lanes Median to Median Direct Connection between I-75 and the HEFT. The I-75 interchange with the HEFT will be reconstructed to add ramps and 15 bridges for the following new movements:
- Northbound I-75 to northbound HEFT
- Southbound HEFT to Miami Gardens Drive and southbound I-75 General Purpose Lanes
- Southbound HEFT to northbound I-75 General Purpose Lanes
- Southbound HEFT to northbound I-75 Express Lanes
- Express Lanes Median to Median Direct Connection between I-75 and the HEFT
- Southbound I-75 General Purpose Lanes to northbound HEFT General Purpose Lanes
The project improvements also include: reconstruction of the I-75/Miami Gardens Drive interchange; deck replacement of the Bass Creek Road bridge; reconstruction, milling and resurfacing of the northbound and southbound I-75 General Purpose Lanes; sound barrier walls along Courtyards at Nautica in Miramar and five other communities outside Miramar; permanent and telemetered traffic monitoring sites; two tolling gantries and associated infrastructure including equipment buildings; Intelligent Transportation System (ITS); signing and pavement markings; signalization at Miami Gardens Drive; and, associated drainage, lighting and landscaping. This project is anticipated to be complete by Winter of 2018/2019.
Project 15: Miramar Parkway Bridge reconstruction over I-75
This project is associated with the I-75 Express Lanes project. It involves reconstructing the interchange to allow for better movement in and out of I-75. The project commenced in early June 2014 and completed in June 2017. The scope of work included:
- Reconstructing a new bridge to accommodate the new I-75 Express Lanes (60 feet longer and 36 feet wider)
- Reconstructing the interchange ramps at Miramar Parkway
- Installing additional signalized turn lanes; dual access lanes for east-bound Miramar Parkway to southbound I-75; triple left turn lanes from Miramar Parkway eastbound to I-75 northbound and Miramar Parkway westbound to I-75 southbound
- Installing new sidewalk on the south side of the bridge
- Signage, lighting and signal upgrades
Project 16: SR 7 / US 441 Improvement Project
This is an FDOT project with a construction cost of $30 Million. The construction started in 2015 and is expected to be completed by spring 2018. The project scope includes:
- Adding lanes and reconstructing SR 7 / US 441
- Removing existing asphalt and repaving the roadway
- Constructing new retention ponds and drainage system
- Installing new water and sewer lines
- Installing new bus bays at current bus stops
- Installing new curbs and gutters
- Reconstructing sidewalks
- Installing new pedestrian traffic signs and signals
- Installing medians
- Improving signalization and lighting
Project 17: Pembroke Road / Miramar Parkway Extension to US 27
This project includes the construction of four lanes of Pembroke Road from SW 184 Avenue to US 27 and the extension of Miramar Parkway from SW 192 Terrace to Pembroke Road.
This project is included in the Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization’s (MPO) 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan. The funding for the portion of Pembroke Road from SW 184 Avenue to SW 200 Avenue will be available during the years 2026-2040. For Miramar Parkway from SW 192 Terrace to Pembroke Road, the funding will be available during the years 2031-2040. The portion of Pembroke Road from SW 200 Avenue to US 27 is currently in the MPO’s unfunded project list. The Cities of Miramar and Pembroke Pines are working together to identify grant funding opportunities to accelerate the design and construction schedule of this segment of roadway.