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Street Closures Scheduled During Calle Ocho Street Festival

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Families in Miami will celebrate along SW 8 Street Sunday for the 2014 Calle Ocho Street Festival.

The annual street festival happens from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on SW 8 Street from SW 27 Avenue to SW 8 Avenue.

That means the street will close beginning at 11:30 p.m. Saturday night.

Eastbound traffic on SW 8 Street from SW 27 Ave to SW 7 Ave will be closed.

Traffic going eastbound on SW 8 Street will be detoured north or southbound on SW 27 Ave.

Miami- Dade Transit buses which normally travel along SW 8 Street will be detoured.

SW 7 Street will remain open westbound until SW 8 Avenue, then detoured north.

Anyone who lives in the area will be allowed access on a “local traffic only” basis to SW 7 Street on the north side or on the south side of SW 9 Street.

SW 8 Street will reopen by 5:00 AM on Monday morning.

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