Sawgrass Expressway and Atlantic Boulevard Improvement

  • Project valueApproximately $72.5 million
  • Project scheduleWork is anticipated to continue through early 2026

Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise is improving the existing interchange at Sawgrass Expressway/SR 869 and Atlantic Boulevard (Exit 8) in Broward County.

Project Description

  • Widening the existing roadway from 6 to 10 lanes from north of Commercial Boulevard (Exit 5) to north of Atlantic Boulevard (Exit 8)
  • Replacing the Sawgrass Expressway bridges over Atlantic Boulevard to address flooding
  • Reconstructing the northbound and southbound Sawgrass Expressway entrance and exit ramps at Atlantic Boulevard  Widening eastbound Atlantic Boulevard from two to three lanes and constructing a new bike lane from Sawgrass Expressway to NW 121 Terrace
  • Widening westbound Atlantic Boulevard from two to three lanes and constructing a new bike lane from Lakeview Drive to Sawgrass Expressway
  • Enhancing stormwater management at the pond west of the interchange
  • Improving signage, pavement markings, signalization, lighting, and drainage

Construction & Traffic Impacts

  • Construction will take place during both daytime and nighttime hours.
  • Lane closures will generally take place during off peak hours to minimize traffic congestion and delays for most drivers.
  • Nearby residents and businesses may experience periodic construction light, noise, vibration, and dust through the project’s duration.
  • Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise takes steps to reduce construction impacts and efforts will be made to limit traffic and noise disruptions. New lanes constructed as part of this project will open upon the completion of adjacent widening projects.
  • Closures will be announced in advance in the South Florida and Treasure Coast Weekly Lane Closures and Work Zone Advisory. 

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