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Signature Bridge project blocked by Metromover

Supporting pier will have to be moved
Rendering of the Signature Bridge

Rendering of the Signature Bridge

The Signature Bridge project in downtown Miami has hit a roadblock: A piece of the Metromover has to be relocated.

The land bridge is part of a $600 million project to renovate a 1.4-mile section of I-395, stretching from the MacArthur Causeway bridge to west of I-95.

The Florida Department of Transportation, which is leading the project, has determined that a pier supporting the Metromover has to be moved for the bridge. The Miami-Dade County Commission has to approve the relocation, The Next Miami reported.

FDOT has said construction will be limited to non-operating hours, and a corridor to the beach will remain open, the publication reported.

The organization is still deciding between two designs named Wishbone and Lotus, with the option of a third design if the project’s architects propose it.

Concept plans for the project are expected in April, and construction could follow soon after that. [The Next Miami]Sean Stewart-Muniz