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Traffic Advisory: City Installing Pedestrian Safety Improvements on N. Andrews Avenue and N.E. 3rd Avenue at N.E. 1st Street

Post Date:April 16, 2018 12:18 PM

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As part of the City of Fort Lauderdale's Downtown Walkability Community Investment Plan and Vision Zero initiative to reduce traffic fatalities and serious injuries on our streets to zero, the City is installing pedestrian safety improvements on N. Andrews Avenue and N.E. 3rd Avenue at N.E. 1st Street. These improvements include new crosswalks, pedestrian refuge areas, new medians with Florida-friendly landscaping, and pedestrian actuated crossing lights. Construction on this project will begin on Monday, April 30, 2018, at 7 a.m. and is expected to be complete this fall. 

NE 1st St Before MJD NE 1st Street After MJD
Before - Andrews Avenue at N.E. 1st Street - Before After - Rendering of Andrews Avenue at N.E. 1st Street 

Project Update May 14, 2018

Crews are making tremendous progress on this project. All roadway construction that impacts traffic will be complete by 7 a.m., Wednesday, May 23. The roadway construction will then be followed by completing the crosswalks and installing landscaping at both the Andrews Avenue and the N.E. 3rd Avenue location. This work will have minimal traffic impact.

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Traffic Impacts and Road Closure Information

Throughout construction, one travel lane in each direction will be maintained on N. Andrews Avenue and N.E. 3rd Avenue. There will be intermittent road closures on N.E. 1st Street.

Road closure information for this project is outlined below and is also available on LauderStreet, the City's searchable, mobile-friendly map that provides location-specific information about current and upcoming road and sidewalk closures in the City. This schedule will be updated as the project progresses and is subject to change due to inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances. Please continue to check this web page for updates.

Monday, May 14 at 8 a.m. to Friday, May 18 at 4 p.m.

  • All sidewalk and curb (concrete work) will be complete at the two intersections of N.E. 3rd Avenue and Andrews Avenue at N.E. 1st Street

Monday, May 21 to Tuesday, May 22 - 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.

  • The contractor will be milling and paving (asphalt work) at N.E. 3rd Avenue/N.E. 1st Street intersection and Andrews/N.E. 1st Street intersection.

More Information

For questions or more information, please contact the 24-hour Customer Service Center at 954-828-8000 or click here to submit a request.

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