Port Of Miami
Three people are dead after flames erupted on-board a luxury cruise ship that was docked in St. Lucia.
After sitting idle at the Port of Miami in 2012, Miami-Dade’s fire boats may soon be back in service. Late Wednesday afternoon, Miami-Dade Fire Chief Ray Downey said there is a tentative agreement to place the county’s fire boats back in the water and responding to calls.
The $1 billion Port Miami Tunnel is officially open. The new tunnel which connects PortMiami to Miami International Airport and the interstate opened Sunday morning at 10 a.m.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says a project to deepen two channels approaching the port is about 35 percent complete. Dredging is expected to finish in July 2015.
After decades of planning, four years of construction, and a dedication ceremony to boot, the PortMiami tunnel will not be opening on time. The opening to traffic has been delayed until mid-June.
While soccer superstar David Beckham eyes PortMiami for a possible Major League Soccer stadium, a group of Miami-Dade mayors have signed on against the plan.
The PortMiami Tunnel project will soon be open to traffic after years of construction.
If your travels take you take you to Miami Beach late Thursday into Friday, there is a traffic advisory you need to be aware of.
The dredge that will deepen Miami’s port, Governor Scott believes, will produce thousands of jobs statewide.
In an effort to attract larger ships, dredging has begun to deepen the harbors around PortMiami. Two channels approaching the port will be deepened from 44 feet to 52 feet. One also will be made wider.