Miami-Dade 2040 LRTP - Oct. 23, 2014

EYES ON THE FUTURE | G-27 Project Limits From Limits To Description Purpose and Needs Statement MDX SR-836 (Dolphin) Southwest Extension Western Terminus of SR-836 (Dolphin) SW 136 St Extend SR-836 (Dolphin) from NW 137 Ave to the Southwest Kendall area NW 36th /NW 41 St SR-821 (HEFT) NW 42 Ave (LeJeune) Redesign NW 36 St/41 St as a superarterial express street This project will enhance moblity for freight and people, reduce congestions, improve access to the airport and improve intermodal access to freight origins and destinations. SR-826 (Palmetto) West Flagler St NW 154 St The project will evaluate capacity and operational improvements for the SR-826 (Palmetto) corridor. This corridor carries in excess of 250,000 vehicles per day, and is a major freight mobility corridor. The PD&E will be the first phase of this improvement project. This project will constrution an extension of SR-836 (Dolphin) from its current terminus at NW 137 Ave and NW 12 St to the southwest Miami-Dade County area. The new extension will address existing highway congestion and enhance mobility in the fastest growing area of the county.The purpose of the SR-836 (Dolphin) SW Extension is to: Improve system connetivity, Improve access to and from the area to major employment centers such as the MIA, the MIC, the Port of Miami, Downtown Miami, Doral, as well as educational and commercial centers within the study area, Provide north south expressway access to serve existing and future travel demand, Improve hurricane/ emergency evacuation routes and travel times, Evaluate multimodal transportation opportunites to improve connectivity to the fast growing southwest area of Miami-Dade County, Evaluate the best alternative for the SR-836 (Dolphin) SW Extension that is technically sound, environmentally sensitive and publicly acceptable. Appendices MIAMI-DADE LONG RANGE TRANSPORTATION PLAN UPDATE TO THE YEAR 2040