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Henry E. Kinney Tunnel Improvements and Pedestrian Plaza Project

Financial Number: 439714-1-52-01 & 439714-1-52-02

Project Length: 3.14 miles

Project Limits: SR 5/ US-1 from SR 862/I-595 to north of SR 842/Broward Boulevard

Start Date: September 7, 2021

Completion Date: Late 2023

Contractor: Lead Engineering Contractors

Estimated Construction Cost: $28.4 million

Scope of Work:
Project improvements include rehabilitating the structural, mechanical, electrical, architectural, and life safety components of the Henry E. Kinney Tunnel; milling and resurfacing SR 5/ US-1 from Rio Vista Boulevard to south of the Tunnel; installing Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) along SR 5/ US-1; extending the tunnel top to accommodate a pedestrian plaza which will include new fountains, seating facilities, re-designed brick pavers, artificial turf and landscape installation, and reconstructing the intersection of Las Olas Boulevard at SE 6th Avenue.


PDF IconHEK Tunnel- East Avenue Partial Closure Notice

PDF IconEastbound Las Olas Boulevard From SE 6th Avenue To Se 8th Avenue To Close March 15

PDF IconSE 6th Ave. On-street Parking Restriction & Partial Lane Closure To Start Feb. 8

PDF Icon439714-1-52-01 Project Flyer Henry E. Kinney Tunnel Improvements and Pedestrian Plaza Project

PDF IconSE 6th Avenue At Las Olas Blvd. & SE 2nd St. Will Be Closed Until March 28


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