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Posted on: June 6, 2022

Sheridan Street Bridge over the Intracoastal Closing and N. 26th Ave from Sheridan to Taft Closure

Traffic Alert

Sheridan Street Bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway

The SR 822/Sheridan Street Bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway will be fully for closed for approximately 90 days beginning Monday, June 13, weather and unforeseen conditions permitting. Eastbound traffic will be detoured via US-1, Hollywood Boulevard, or Dania Beach Boulevard. Westbound traffic will be detoured via SR A1A, Hollywood Boulevard, or Dania Beach Boulevard. Access to local traffic and the Anne Kolb Nature Center will be maintained at all times via eastbound SR 822/ Sheridan Street before the bridge. Pedestrian access is also detoured.

Project improvements include installing bicycle-friendly/anti-slip walking plates along the bridge’s moveable spans, removing existing curb and adding a 32-inch traffic barrier between the sidewalk and roadway, removing and replacing the outer pedestrian railing, adding new pedestrian gates in each direction, renovating the existing tender house, upgrading electrical and mechanical components, and access platforms on the bridge.

Bridge opening times for marine traffic will be impacted Monday, June 13th through October 2022. The temporary bridge opening schedule is, as follows:

Daily, between 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

One side of the bridge will open on the quarter hour and three-quarter hour. Boaters needing a full opening should provide 4-hour advance notice.

Sunday-Fridays, between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m.

The bridge will be closed. Boaters needing a full opening should provide 24-hour advance notice. Full openings are available only between midnight and 1 a.m.

Friday-Sunday, between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. 

Single-leaf openings will be provided on the quarter and three quarter hour. A full opening will not be provided during this time. 

The vertical clearance across both spans will be reduced by 5-feet for the installation of a containment system for the duration of the project. 

These timing adjustments are needed in order to complete operations during the full bridge closure, which also begins Monday, June 13 through October 2022, weather and unforeseen conditions permitting. This work is part of the SR 822/Sheridan Street Bridge Rehabilitation Project.  Construction began January 22, 2022 and estimated completion date is Late 2022. 

For more information, please visit the FDOT project page here


Utility Work Set to Begin June 13th on N. 26th Avenue from Sheridan Street to Taft Street

- Full Roadway Closure - Motorist Encouraged to Seek an Alternate Route

As part of the Utility Improvement Project, City contractor Man Con will begin working on N. 26 Ave between Taft Street and Sheridan Street. Crews will be installing approximately 5,900 linear feet of new water lines, 1,300 linear feet of drainage pipes and 2,200 linear feet of Exfiltration Trenches. Upon completion of this work, the roadway will be resurfaced & striped.

Motorist should seek an alternate route around this full roadway closure to avoid delays. Flagmen will be in place to re-route local/residential traffic. Driveway and pedestrian access will be maintained throughout the improvement project. 

In general, workers will be on-site between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. daily, with construction taking place 5-days a week, weather permitting. This improvement project is expected to be completed by mid-November. Resurfacing of N. 26th Avenue from Taft Street to Hollywood Boulevard was completed in May.

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