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Miami weekend traffic: Watch out for I95 road closures

What’s blocking traffic this weekend (hint: construction)—and alternative routes around it.

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The weekend is approaching and you know what that means—a bunch of road closures throughout Miami-Dade county that’s liable to put a halt to your fun.

Jeffrey Dodge, the communications specialist for Florida Department of Transportation, shared a 26-page list of road closures at I95, Collins Avenue, US41, and more in Miami-Dade and Monroe counties.

Some of the closures have to do with construction.

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Heads up—from Friday, April 27 through Monday, April 30, I95 will have lane closures. Below is a list that includes alternate driving routes.

For a full list of road closures, read the PDF document: List of lane closures in Miami-Dade and Monroe counties, 04 25 2018.pdf

I95 closures

  • All northbound 95 Express Lanes from SR 112 to the Golden Glades Interchange will be closed between 11 p.m. and 11 a.m. on Friday, April 27 and Saturday, April 28, and from 10:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. on Sunday, April 29.
  • All southbound 95 Express Lanes from the Golden Glades Interchange to SR 112 will be closed on Friday and Saturday between 11 p.m. and 11 a.m., and from 10:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. on Sunday.
  • Two to three southbound, general purpose lanes on I95 from NW 69 Street to NW 42 Street will be closed on Friday and Saturday between the hours of 11 p.m. and 11 a.m., and on Sunday between the hours of 10:30 p.m. and 5:30 a.m.
  • The NW 62 Street ramp to southbound I95 will be closed on Friday and Saturday between 11 p.m. and 11 a.m., and on Sunday from 10:30 p.m. and 5:30 a.m.

Alternate route: Go north on NW 7 Avenuel Turn right on NW 79 Street to access the southbound I-95 entrance ramp.

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  • Two northbound, general purpose lanes on I-95 from NW 42 Street to NW 62 Street will be continuously closed starting at 11 p.m. on Friday, April 27 through 5:30 a.m. on Monday, April 30. A third lane will be closed between the hours of 11 p.m. and 11 a.m. on Friday and between the hours of 10:30 p.m. and 5:30 a.m. on Sunday.
  • Two to three northbound, general purpose lanes from NW 85 Street to NW 105 Street will be closed on Friday and Saturday between the hours of 11 p.m. and 11 a.m., and from 10:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. on Sunday.
  • The northbound I-95 exit ramp to NW 62 Street will be closed from 11 p.m. on Friday, April 27 through 5:30 a.m. on Monday, April 30.

Alternate route: Exit at NW 79 Street/NW 81 Street, then make a left at NW 81 Streetl Turn left at NW 7 Avenue to connect with NW 62 Street.

  • The NW 62 Street entrance ramp to northbound I95 will be closed starting at 11 p.m. on Friday, April 27 through 5:30 a.m. on Monday, April 30.

Alternate route: Go north on NW 7 Avenuel Turn right on NW 79 Street to access the northbound I95 entrance ramp.

  • Friday, April 27 - The NW 125 Street ramp to northbound I-95 will be closed between the hours of 11 p.m. and 11 a.m.

Alternate route: Drivers on NW 125 Street going north on I-95 can drive west on NW 125 Street, turn north on NW 7 Avenue, then turn east on NW 135 Street to access the northbound I-95 ramp.