Great news for home owners in Broward County! Whether you currently own your Broward home or are looking to purchase a home in Broward the I-75 construction will be great for easing traffic and noise! Recent news from SearchBroward.com on the current state of the Broward County I-75 Construction can be seen below: The Florida Department of Transportation Plans to add auxiliary lanes along southbound and northbound I-75 between the Homestead Extension of Florida’s Turnpike and Miramar Parkway. This project will also include the construction of noise walls on either side of I-75, the reconstruction of the northbound to eastbound and southbound to westbound exit ramps, the widening of the eastbound to northbound entrance ramp, bike lanes along both sides of Miramar Pkwy and sidewalk along the north side, between SW 148th Ave and Dykes Road.
Proposed Roadway Improvements include:
- I-75 southbound auxiliary lane between the southbound Miramar Pkwy entrance ramp and the Homestead Extension of Florida’s Turnpike exit ramp.
- I-75 northbound auxiliary lanes between the Homestead Extension of Florida’s Turnpike exit ramp and the Miramar Pkwy Interchange
- Noise walls along the I-75 southbound between Bass Creek Road and the Miami-Dade/Broward County Line.
- Noise walls along the I-75 northbound between the Miami-Dade/Broward County Line and Miramar Pkwy eastbound exit Ramp.
- Dual left-turn lanes and widening of the Miramar Pkwy eastbound to I-75 northbound entrance ramp.
- Reconstruction and signalization of I-75 Northbound to Miramar Pkwy eastbound exit ramp.
- Reconstruction and signalization of I-75 southbound to Miramar Pkwy westbound exit ramp.
- Milling and resurfacing of Miramar Parkway between SW 148th Ave and Dykes Road.
- Addition of designated bike lanes on both sides of Miramar Parkway, along the existing shoulder, between SW 148th Ave and Dykes Road.
- Sidewalk along the north side of Miramar Pkwy between SW 148th Ave and Dykes Road.
Additional Upgrades include:
The 75 Express Lanes project extends 15 miles along I-75 from NW 170 Street, in Miami-Dade County, to I-595, in Broward County. Work will be completed in four segments to minimize affects to the public.
Construction began early 2014 and is scheduled to be completed by mid-2019. The total project is estimated to cost $481 million.
The Project features a new 4-lane tolled managed lanes facility in the existing I-75 median. Key project components include:
- Express lanes direct connections to I-595 Express, Palmetto Express, and the Florida’s Turnpike (HEFT)
- Ingress and egress ramps to enter and exit the express lanes at various locations throughout the corridor
- Accommodation of Bus Rapid Transit (partnership with County Transit Agencies)
- Integrated ITS (Intelligent Transportation System)/Tolling systems
- Sound barrier walls (where warranted per the PD&E Noise Study)
- Emergency response provisions