Dolphin Expressway closure may cause weekend traffic nightmare

By Jenise Fernandez - Reporter, Jeff Tavss - Executive Producer

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - If you're planning on traveling through Miami-Dade on Friday night and over the weekend, better find a new route or wait until the afternoon as a major highway will be shut down overnight and during the early morning hours.

All eastbound lanes and ramps on the Dolphin Expressway will be closed from LeJuene Road (42nd Avenue) to Northwest 37th Avenue during various times on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

  • FRIDAY though SATURDAY - 11 p.m. to 10 a.m.
  • SATURDAY through SUNDAY - 11 p.m. to 10 a.m.
  • SUNDAY through MONDAY - 11 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Beams will be erected on the highway during those times and drivers are being advised to follow the detours below.

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