VIDEO: Construction update for All Aboard’s MiamiCentral

Service between Miami and West Palm Beach will start in 2017

TRD MIAMI /
Jun.June 22, 2015 12:00 PM

Foundations are being set for All Aboard Florida’s station in downtown Miami, and the company recently released a video update on construction progress for the project.

JC Freyre, the company’s vice president of construction, said workers are setting the augercast piles that will support the two-acre, mixed-use station when it’s completed.

MiamiCentral will stretch five blocks along Northwest First Avenue and house five rail tracks. The tracks will be suspended 50 feet in the air, with retail and restaurants filling the space below. Above the tracks, All Aboard will build two apartment buildings — with a combined 850 units — and a 200,000-square-foot office building.

The Miami to West Palm Beach leg of the rail service will begin operating in 2017, with trips between Miami and Orlando offered later that year.

“Getting all that to dance together is challenging,” Freyre said in the video. “But it’s actually a lot of fun.”

Check out the video below:

— Sean Stewart-Muniz


Related Articles

arrow_forward_ios
Rendering of Legacy Hotel and Residences with Dan Kodsi and Peggy Olin

Developer Dan Kodsi plans hotel-condo tower at Miami Worldcenter

Moishe Mana and a map of the project

Mana Group reveals timeline for downtown Miami plans

Old Post Office building, Biscayne Bay Brewing's Jose Mallea and Stambul USA's Daniel Peña (Credit: Google Maps)

Developers of historic downtown Miami Post Office building get OK to open multiple bars

150 West Flagler Street, Robert Morse, executive chairman of Bridge Investment (Credit: Google Maps and Getty Images)

Bridge Investment picks up downtown Miami’s Museum Tower for $65M

Ross Dress for Less

Ross Dress for Less signs lease at historic former Burdines building in downtown Miami

From left: Stambul’s Daniel Peña, Hotusa Group's Amancio López Seijas and Langford Hotel at 121 SE 1st Street (Credit: Google Maps and Hotusa)

Hotusa Hotels buys the redeveloped Langford for $37M

ADF lawyer Stuart Sobel and Virgin MiamiCentral

Virgin MiamiCentral station developer and builder to pay $10.5M settlement

235 Southeast 1st Street, Mika Mattingly and Cecilia Estevez

Downtown Miami office building hits market, brokers expect sale price to top $30M

arrow_forward_ios