FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) — A new bridge opened at the Interchange of Florida’s Turnpike and I-595 on Friday.
Florida Department of Transportation opened the bridge at 5:00 a.m. for motorists traveling to eastbound and westbound I-595.READ MORE: 'Primary Goal Is Active Shooter Response': Miami-Dade Police Priority Response Team Trains For Whatever Comes Its Way
Those coming from the Southbound Turnpike, traveling east to SR 7/ US 441, SR 84, I-595, I-95 and US 1, should stay in the right lane and continue along the existing ramp.
Motorists traveling west to SR 84, I-595 will be directed to stay in the left lane and continue over the newly constructed bridge.READ MORE: Rojas Homers And Gets 3 Hits As Marlins Beat Nationals 5-1
Those coming from the Northbound Turnpike, traveling east to SR 7/ US 441, SR 84, I-595, I-95 and US 1, should stay in the right lane and proceed underneath the newly constructed bridge.
Drivers traveling west to SR 84, I-595, will be directed to stay in the left lane and continue along the existing ramp.MORE NEWS: Companies Ask For Rate Hikes In Virtual Hearings With Florida’s Office Of Insurance Regulation
The bridge is part of the I-595 Express Corridor Improvements Project which is expected to be completed by Summer 2014.