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Traffic Advisory: Full Closure of Broward Boulevard at FEC Railway Crossing April 13-15

The Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) crossing on Broward Boulevard will be closed to thru traffic between NW/ SW 7 Avenue and Andrews Avenue starting at 6:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 13 through 11:59 p.m. Thursday, April 15 to allow workers to safely perform necessary repairs to the railroad crossing. Workers will rehabilitate the existing track to repair defective rails and replace the crossing surface to improve ride quality. If necessary to complete the scheduled work, this closure will extend to Friday, April 16 at 11:59 p.m.

DURING THE CLOSURE:

  • • Broward Boulevard between NW/SW 7 Avenue and Andrews Avenue will be open to local traffic only on either side of the FEC crossing.
  • • From 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., westbound Broward Boulevard traffic will be rerouted at NE/SE 3 Avenue.

DETOUR INFORMATION:

Westbound Broward Boulevard

  • • Traffic will be detoured north at Andrews Avenue to NW 6 Street / Sistrunk Boulevard, west to NW 7 Avenue, and south to Broward Boulevard.
  • • Traffic will be detoured south at Andrews Avenue to SW 2 Street / Himmarshee Street, west to SW 7 Avenue, and north to Broward Boulevard.

Eastbound Broward Boulevard

  • • Traffic will be detoured north at NW 7 Avenue to NW 6 Street / Sistrunk Boulevard, east to Andrews Avenue, and south to Broward Boulevard.
  • • Traffic will be detoured south at SW 7 Avenue to SW 2 Street / Himmarshee Street, east to Andrews Avenue, and north to Broward Boulevard

Additional delays in travel times can be expected, especially during peak hours. Alternate routes include Sunrise Boulevard, Davie Boulevard, and US 1 / Federal Highway. Carpooling, telecommuting, or staggering schedules is recommended.

During the closure, the City of Fort Lauderdale will be sharing updates on FEC’s progress and any additional traffic alerts. We thank everyone for their patience while this necessary work is completed in our community. If you have any questions or concerns about this work, please contact FDOT District 4 Communications Manager Guillermo Canedo at (954)777-4302 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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