At least one leaf of the bridge will be in the up position during the majority of the project. The bridge will operate on the regular single-leaf opening during the construction.
For double leaf openings, mariners are asked to give notice to the contractor by phone at +1 941-722-7722. The contractor requests four hours notice from 8 a.m. to 12 a.m. and eight hours notice between 12 a.m. and 8 a.m.
Phase 1 of the project began in October, 2015 and will last through Spring 2016.
This phase will include replacement of maintenance platforms for traffic gates, installation of bicycle-friendly riding surface, replacement of sidewalk decking across bridge span, renovation of the bridge control house and the upgrade of guardrail attachments.
According to the FDOT, one lane in each direction of the Dania Beach Boulevard Bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway will be closed. One lane in each direction of N. Ocean Drive may be closed Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday through Thursday from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.
Phase 2 will last from Spring 2016 through Summer 2016. This series of projects will include replacement of machinery, electrical, and control elements, replacement of the signals and bridge-mounted sign structure and removal of existing coat and re-coating the bridge steel superstructure, plus installation of pavement markings.
The bridge will be closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic for 60 days. Motorists shall use the detour SE 5th Avenue to Sheridan Street to N. Ocean Drive/ SR A1A.. To read press release click here FDOT dania.
One lane in each direction of N. Ocean Drive may be closed Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday through Thursday from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.
If you would like to receive project updates, lane closure information, as well as a weekly traffic report distributed by FDOT, please email firstname.lastname@example.org the subject of “Dania Beach Boulevard Bridge Rehabilitation Project.”