MIAMI (CBSMiami) — The Venetian Causeway is finally reopening after months of construction.READ MORE: Miami Beach Police Investigate Possible Shooting On Collins Avenue
The causeway is set to re-open Monday, February 29th after being closed for 9 months.READ MORE: Residents Of Coral Gables Building Given 72 Hours To Vacate Over Structural Concerns
The closure was part of a $12.4 million renovation project for the bridge that connects the mainland to Biscayne Island.
After a hole opened up on the Venetian Causeway back in 2014, the county declared the repairs an emergency and closed it down.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Vaccination Sites In South Florida
For months, residents have had to head to Miami Beach and get on the already busy MacArthur or Julia Tuttle causeways.