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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 IconHenry E. Kinney Tunnel Improvements and Pedestrian Plaza Project

PDF IconLas Olas Boulevard Will Have A New Traffic Pattern Beginning March 23

PDF IconClosure Of Westbound Las Olas Boulevard From SE 5th Avenue To SE 8th Avenue To Start Feb. 21

PDF IconSE 6th Avenue Closed Through Early 2023

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