Bear Cut Bridge

Alejandro Alvarez , 21, was arrested on January 21, 2015 in connection to a deadly accident on Rickenbacker Causeway. (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Cyclists Ride In Honor Of Man Killed In Causeway Crash

The normal camaraderie between members of the Everglades Bicycling Club took on a somber tone Thursday with a moment of silence for one of their cycling brothers.


Bear Cut Bridge repairs: Source: (CBS4)

Lane Closures To Begin For Key Biscayne Drivers

The Rickenbacker Toll Plaza will get new SunPass equipment and lane closures will resume for the Bear Cut Bridge Project.


Dr. Atorod Azizinamini, FIU Civil Engineering Dep’t Chair & bridge engineer  (Source: CBS4)

Focus on South Florida: Bridges on the Brink

Earlier this year, Miami-Dade engineers sounded the alarm over some local bridges that are actually crumbling into the ocean. Now, documents uncovered by CBS4 reveals another set of bridges that are supposedly next to crumble and the tab to fix them is much bigger. We air David Sutta’s eye-opening investigation and talk to an expert about a possible solution.

My TV 33–11/11/2013

Dr. Atorod Azizinamini, the chair of the civil engineering department at Florida International University.  (Source: CBS4)

South Florida Bridges On The Brink

Earlier this year, Miami-Dade engineers sounded the alarm over Key Biscayne bridges that are actually crumbling into the ocean. In a panic, nearly $31 million dollars was shelled out for emergency repairs. Now documents uncovered by CBS4 reveal another set of bridges supposedly next to crumble and the tab to fix it is much bigger.


Carlos Bertonatti (Source: CBS4)

Judge Gives Driver Who Killed Cyclist 12 Years In Prison

A Miami-Dade County judge sentenced Carlos Bertonatti to 12 years in prison for his DUI manslaughter conviction in the death of cyclist Christophe LeCanne in 2010.

CBS Miami–09/12/2013

Carlos Bertonatti (Source: WALTER MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF)

Brother Of Man Who Killed Cyclist Breaks Down And Refuses To Testify At Sentencing Hearing

The brother of Carlos Bertonatti broke down in tears inside a Miami courtroom as he refused to give testimony that could help lessen Carlos’s sentence for DUI manslaughter.


Traffic at Bear Cut Bridge (Source: CBS4)

Contractor Of Bear Cut Bridge Wants To Keep Drivers Updated

The contractor responsible for Bear Cut Bridge’s reconstruction in Key Biscayne plans on using technology to keep drivers on the island informed.


Miami-Dade commissioners Xavier Suarez and Juan Zapata, along with Key Biscayne Vice Mayor Mayra Lindsay discuss repairs to Bear Cut Bridge with Jim DeFede. (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Bridge on the Brink

Should the Bear Cut Bridge, which connects Key Biscayne to the mainland, be repaired or replaced? We discuss the controversy surrounding that question.



What’s Lurking Below Bear Cut Bridge?

Drivers visiting Key Biscayne may be surprised by a twenty-five cent increase at the toll. The county raised the toll this month after declaring an emergency because part of the Bear Cut Bridge is at risk of collapsing into the ocean.

CBS Miami–04/30/2013

Traffic at Bear Cut Bridge (Source: CBS4)

Green Light Given To Bear Cut Bridge Repair Plans

Plans to repair Bear Cut Bridge, which connects Virginia Key to Key Biscayne, were given the green light by the Miami-Dade Commission.