Closures Begin as New 826 to 836 Ramp Opening Up Monday

Several closures go in effect Thursday night as new ramp set to open

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    The opening of a new ramp that will connect State Road 826 to State Road 836 in northwest Miami-Dade will result in changes for drivers. Drivers Nestor Hernandez and Norma Arcengren and FDOT's Oscar Gonzalez comment (Published Thursday, Apr 11, 2013)

    The opening of a new ramp that will connect State Road 826 to State Road 836 in northwest Miami-Dade will result in changes for drivers.

    The ramp, which connects northbound 826 to eastbound 836, is expected to open Monday and driver will have to exit one mile sooner to access the ramp, according to the Florida Department of Transportation.

    Construction on SR 826, Ramp Closes

    [MI] Construction on SR 826, Ramp Closes
    Drivers should expect delays on State Road 826 as crews make improvements to the highway. "There's no more sneaking by," said Department of Transportation project spokesman Oscaar Gonzalez of closing the old flyover from 836 west to 826 south. (Published Monday, Feb 27, 2012)

    To prepare for the new ramp, several closures will take place beginning Thursday evening through Monday morning.

    The closures include:

    SR 836 826 CHANGES

    [MI] SR 836 826 CHANGES
    PKG- GILMA SR 836 826 CHANGES_5089040.mpg (Published Sunday, Feb 26, 2012)

    •      Full northbound SR 826 closure
    •      Full West Flagler ramp closures to/from northbound SR 826
    •      Full SW 8 Street ramp closures to northbound SR 826
    •      Closure of existing northbound SR 826 to eastbound SR 836 ramp
    •      Closure of eastbound SR 836 ramp to NW 72 Avenue

    The new ramp is designed to ease traffic by separating exiting drivers from those heading northbound on 826.

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    Beginning at 10 p.m. on Sunday, the westbound on-ramp to I-595 from westbound SR 84 Marina Mile will permanently close. To access I-595, drivers will have to continue down westbound SR 84 to the on-ramp west of Davie Road. (Published Sunday, May 20, 2012)

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    A long-awaited bridge is about to open up for Miami-Dade drivers. The brand new two-lane connector will ease traffic on 836 eastbound to 826 northbound. The bridge is expected to open by 5 a.m. Friday. Drivers will exit about a mile earlier than the old ramp on 836 to get to 826. Oscar Gonzalez with the Florida Dept. Of Transportation and construction worker Ray Reynaldo comment. (Published Thursday, Jan 17, 2013)