MIAMI (CBSMiami) — The Venetian Causeway is finally reopening after months of construction.READ MORE: Situation At Matheson Hammock Park In Miami-Dade Heats Up
The causeway is set to re-open Monday, February 29th after being closed for 9 months.READ MORE: FEMA-Funded South Florida Sites To Administer First Doses Of Pfizer Vaccines
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: CVS, NAACP Team Up To Get COVID Vaccines To People Of Color In South Florida
For months, residents have had to head to Miami Beach and get on the already busy MacArthur or Julia Tuttle causeways.