Road closures begin Monday morning for Fort Lauderdale's Downtown Countdown


FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Road closures began at 7 a.m. Monday for Fort Lauderdale's Downtown Countdown New Year's Eve event.

The celebration is being held from 4:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. along Southwest Second Street from Second Avenue to Fifth Avenue in downtown Fort Lauderdale.


  •  SW 2nd Street will be closed from SW 7th Avenue east to SW 1st Avenue; 
  • SW 2nd Street from SW 7th Avenue to SW 5th Avenue will be restricted to Broward Center for the Performing Arts employees, and Taxi, Uber and Lyft pick up/drop off only;
  • SW 2nd Avenue will be closed south of Broward Boulevard; 
  • Access to SW 3rd and SW 4th Avenues south of Broward Boulevard will be restricted to residents who live in the area and employees of businesses on those streets; 
  • SW 5th Avenue will be closed south of the parking garage entrance 

Roads will reopen at 6 a.m. Tuesday. 

Taxi Cabs | Uber | Lyft 

There will be two designated pick up/drop off areas for Taxi Cabs, Uber and Lyft vehicles.

  • The 100 block of SW 5th Avenue; 
  • SW 1st Avenue south of Broward Boulevard 


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