Po­lice fu­ner­alMon­day to hit Laud­erdale traf­fic

Sun Sentinel Broward Edition - - OBITUARIES - By Wayne K. Rous­tan Staff writer

A po­lice funeral and on­go­ing con­struc­tion projects will con­trib­ute to road clo­sures and de­tours in the com­ing­week.

Fort Laud­erdale: Ex­pect heavy traf­fic de­lays be­tween Wil­ton Manors and the Broward Cen­ter for the Per­form­ing Arts in Fort Laud­erdale on Mon­day.

large po­lice funeral pro­ces­sion will af­fect traf­fic along In­ter­state 95 and Broward Boule­vard be­tween 9:45 a.m. and1p.m.

Road clo­sures will be in ef­fect from the 400 to 700 blocks of South­west Sec­ond Street and the 100 block of South­west Fifth Av­enue.

Oak­land Park: Cross­walk paint­ing will close Oak­land Park Boule­vard at the Florida East Coast Rail­way cross­ing from 7 a.m. Sun­day to 7 a.m. Mon­day. Hol­ly­wood: Mo­torists on John­son Street­won’t be able to drive across State Road 7 from 5 a.m. to­day through 5 a.m. Mon­day so crews can in­stall a wa­ter main at that in­ter­sec­tion.

Traf­fic on John­son Street can turn north or south at State Road 7 to get around the­work zone.

Traf­fic on State Road 7 won’t be able to make a left turn onto John­son Street.

Mi­ra­mar: The en­trance ramp from westbound Mi­ra­mar Park­way to north­bound I-75 will be closed from 2 a.m. to­day through 5 a.m. Mon­day so crews­can fin­ish re­build­ing the ramp.

Mi­ami Gar­dens: A new en­trance ramp from westbound Mi­ami Gar­dens Drive to south­bound I-75 will open Mon­day morn­ing.

The new in­ter­sec­tion will have traf­fic sig­nals and it will re­place the ex­ist­ing I-75 en­trance loop ramp.

Mi­ami-Dade: Get used to the overnight clo­sures of the ex­press lanes on I-95 be­tween StateRoad112 and the Golden Glades In­ter­change.

The nearly $90 mil­lion project will run un­til 2020 and will shift lanes and cre­ate five emer­gency stop­ping ar­eas, among other mod­i­fi­ca­tions.

Con­struc­tion will close the ex­press lanes be­tween 9 p.m. and 5:30 a.m. Sun­day through Thurs­day, and be­tween 11 p.m. and 11 a.m. Fri­day andMay 27.

Sched­ules may change de­pend­ing on poor weather or other un­fore­seen cir­cum­stances, ac­cord­ing to the Florida De­part­ment of Trans­porta­tion.

wkrous­tan@ sun­sen­tinel.com, 954-356-4303 or Twit­ter @WayneRous­tan

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