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Traffic along I-395 to downtown Miami.
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A New I-395 Bridge In Miami Is Planned

Downtown Miami residents, businesses and PortMiami have waited years for a new I-395 bridge. Tuesday an announcement was made that is designed to create a path forward to a new bridge.

11/12/2013

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.

11/04/2013

A woman dangled 22-feet in the air from a bridge in Ft. Lauderdale. (Courtesy: Paige Hampton, Twitter. @Paigeeeee_16)

Woman Dangling From Bridge Will Not Face Charges

The South Florida woman seen dangling from a raised railroad bridge and rescued by firefighters will not face charges as a result of the incident.

CBS Miami–10/23/2013

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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.

CBS4–04/17/2013

(Courtesy: Miami-Dade County)

UM Student Gov’t Pumps Up Pressure To Build Lifesaving Bridge

Eight years ago, University of Miami student Ashley Kelly was struck and killed by a vehicle as she crossed US 1. She became the eighth student since 1989 to be struck at the intersection of US 1 and Mariposa Court.

CBS4–04/12/2013

SR 832 ramp to SR 826 (Source: CBS4)

New 826-836 Bridge Now Open

There’s a big change for drivers who take the Dolphin Expressway where it meets with the Palmetto.

CBS4–01/18/2013

Traffic at Bear Cut Bridge (Source: CBS4)

Report: Bear Cut Bridge Westbound Lanes Closed For Up To 1 Year

Driving to Virginia Key and Key Biscayne will become much more difficult for up to a year after state and county workers found “structural deficiencies” with the westbound lanes of the Bear Cut Bridge, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.

CBS Miami–01/04/2013

This 400 ton piece of construction equipment is being used to build flyover ramps where State 836 meets State Road 826.  (Source: CBS4)

Smooth Operator Helping Construction At 836/826

Almost everyday, new stretches of bridge appear beneath it. You have seen it hovering in all its yellow hugeness over the improvement project on the interchange of the Palmetto and Dolphin Expressways in Miami-Dade County. Those who use it call it the Smooth Operator and it’s earning its name.

CBS4–03/27/2012

(Source: Anthony Gonzalez) A photo of Aaron Cohen who died in a hit and run accident on the Rickenbacker Causeway.

Memorial Ride Held Saturday For Fallen Cyclist

A memorial bike ride to remember a cyclist killed in a hit and run crash on the Rickenbacker Causeway was held Saturday on the bridge where he died.

CBS4–02/18/2012

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