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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A major overnight closure of a section of the Florida turnpike is scheduled for next week.
The highway at the I-75 interchange will be closed so crews can pour ae concrete deck for the new Express Lanes bridges.
Monday night, all northbound lanes of the Turnpike will be closed at 11 p.m. Drivers will be forced to exit at Miramar Parkway East (Exit 7A), go east on Miramar Parkway to NW 57th Avenue / Red Road and turn south on NW 57th Avenue / Red Road to re-enter northbound Turnpike. The lanes will reopen to traffic at 5 a.m. Tuesday morning.
On Thursday, all southbound lanes will be closed at 11 p.m. Drivers will take the exit ramp at NW 57th Avenue / Red Road (Exit 43), go north on NW 57th Avenue / Red Road and turn west on Miramar Parkway to enter southbound I-75 and continue to the southbound entrance ramp to the Turnpike (Exit 39). The lanes will reopen at 5 a.m. on Friday.