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Posted on: September 14, 2018

FDOT: Traffic Impact Report

I-95 from north of Commercial Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale to south of SW 10th Street in Deerfield Beach

Traffic Impact:

  • I-95 between Commercial Boulevard and SW 10th Street will be have three lanes closed in each direction Sunday through Thursday night between 10:30 p.m. and 5:30 a.m. The first lane will close at 10:30 p.m., the second lane at 11:30 p.m. and the third lane at 12:30 a.m. until 5:30 a.m.
  • One lane in each direction of Copans Road between North Andrews Avenue and North Dixie Highway will be closed daily, 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., Monday through Friday.
  • One lane in each direction of Cypress Creek Road will be closed daily, 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.
  • McNab Road at I-95 will have two lanes closed in each direction, 10:30 p.m. until 5 a.m., Sunday through Thursday.
  • 15th Street at I-95 will undergo a full closure for bridge construction, 11 p.m. until 5 a.m., Sunday through Thursday. Eastbound 15th Street traffic will be detoured south on Andrews Avenue, east on Atlantic Boulevard and north on NW 6th Avenue. Westbound 15th Street traffic will be detoured south on NW 6th Avenue, west on Atlantic Boulevard, and north on Andrews Avenue. FHP will be on site to assist motorists.
  • Copans Road at I-95 will undergo a full closure for bridge construction, 11 p.m. until 5 a.m., Sunday through Thursday. Westbound traffic will be detoured via I-95 northbound and Sample Road. Eastbound traffic will be detoured via I-95 southbound and Atlantic Boulevard. FHP will be on site to assist motorists.
  • I-95 Northbound Full Closure Notice: I-95 northbound lanes at Sample Road will be closed to traffic overnight, 11:30 p.m. until 5:30 a.m., Wednesday night, September 26 for bridge construction. Motorists will be detoured via the I-95 northbound exit ramp to Sample Road, S. Dixie Highway and SW 10th Street. FHP will be on site to assist motorists. Please see detour flyer attached.
  • I-95 Southbound Full Closure Notice: I-95 southbound lanes at SW 10th Street will be closed to traffic overnight, 11:30 p.m. until 5:30 a.m., Thursday night, September 27 for bridge construction. Motorists will be detoured via the I-95 southbound exit ramp to SW 10th Street, Military Trail, and Sample Road. FHP will be on site to assist motorists. Please see detour flyer attached.
  • Long-term Full Closure Notice: The Park & Ride entrance from the eastbound exit ramp to Cypress Creek Road is closed completely, reopening 5 a.m., Friday morning, October 12. Traffic will be detoured east along Cypress Creek Road to a U-Turn at NE 7th Ave/Corporate Drive, and then west along Cypress Creek Road to the Park and Ride.
  • Long-term Full Closure Notice: The I-95 southbound entrance ramp from the Cypress Creek Park & Ride Lot is closed completely, reopening 5 a.m., Friday morning, October 12. Traffic will be detoured via West Cypress Creek Road or North Andrews Avenue and I-95. FHP will on site to assist motorists.

Description: This project will extend the High Occupancy Toll lanes from north of Commercial Boulevard to south of SW 10th Street in Broward County. The scope of work includes adding a lane and converting the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes to create two express lanes in each direction. Other work includes: installing Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) and tolling equipment; widening bridges; and installing noise barrier walls at locations along I-95 northbound between Atlantic Boulevard and Sample Road, and along I-95 southbound north of Sample Road. Contract time for this $154 million project began Friday, January 8, 2016. Construction began Sunday, August 14, 2016. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Andrea Pacini at 954-299-6561.

Cost/Completion: Construction cost is $154 million. Completion is expected in fall 2019.


I-95 Interchange from Hillsboro Boulevard to SW 10th Street

Traffic Impact:

  • The I-95 southbound exit ramp to SW 10th Street will be fully closed, as needed, Sunday night through Thursday night between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. Motorists can detour via Hillsboro Boulevard.
  • The outside lanes of I-95 southbound from Hillsboro Boulevard to SW 10thStreet will be closed Sunday night through Thursday night with the first lane closing at 9 p.m., the second lane closing at 10 p.m. and the third lane, if necessary, closing at 12:30 a.m. until 5 a.m.
  • Two westbound lanes of SW 10th Street at I-95 will be closed Sunday night through Thursday night between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m.
  • The sidewalk on the north side of SW 10th Street between SW 12th Avenue and SW Natura Boulevard is closed through November 2018. Signs are in place to direct pedestrians to the south sidewalk.

Description: Construction on this 1.5-mile project began Monday, January 26, 2015. Work consists of widening southbound I-95 to add an auxiliary lane from the Hillsboro Boulevard entrance ramp to the SW 10th Street exit ramp, widening the existing southbound I-95 exit ramp to SW 10th Street, addition of a free flow right turn lane to westbound SW 10th Street, widening of westbound SW 10th Street to add an acceleration lane, utility relocation, milling and resurfacing, bridge widening, installation of barrier walls, curbs, sidewalks, guardrail, drainage, overhead signs, signing and pavement markings, signals, lighting, and retaining walls. This is the first of five interchange improvement projects throughout Broward and Palm Beach Counties. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Andrea Pacini at 561-214-3358.

Cost/Completion: Construction cost for all five projects is $32.5 million. Completion in fall 2018.

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