WEST KENDALL (CBSMiami) – The highly-anticipated SR 874 Ramp Connector project in Kendall is finally open to traffic following a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday morning.
Also known as the Don Shula Expressway flyover, the ramp connects SW 128th Street directly to SR 874, where previously the only access was through the most congested segments of the Turnpike.READ MORE: FHP Searching For Men Accused Of Carjacking Good Samaritans
“This is one more step forward in addressing Miami-Dade County’s transportation solutions,” MDX Chairman Jose “Pepe” Diaz said.
The project also widened SW 128th Street from two lanes to four lanes, from 137th Avenue to 122nd Avenue.READ MORE: US Dept. Of Health: Number Of COVID-19 Hospitalizations In Florida Continue To Decline
See the new ramp in this video from Chopper 4.
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“This project will reduce traffic congestion and provide additional connectivity and mobility to Southwest Miami-Dade County,” said MDX Executive Director Javier Rodriguez.