Two-Year Alton Road Construction Project Underway

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CBS Miami

MIAMI BEACH (CBSMiami) – Drivers in Miami Beach are hitting road blocks and backups as The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) began its 28-month construction project on Alton Road.

The $32 million project spans from Fifth Street to Michigan Avenue and will improve the aging road and provide a new drainage system for storm water drainage in area;

“Alton Road has a heavy drainage problem not just during the rainy season but also with the tidal conditions,” said Enrique Tamayo, the FDOT Project Engineer. “The pump stations will help alleviate that problem.”

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Crews will also repave the road, add new sidewalk extensions; replace traffic and pedestrian signals at intersections; install new signage and pavement markings; install new street lighting and install new landscaping and irrigation.

“I don’t even like to think about it too much because two and a half years is preposterous,” said Harold…

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