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A key downtown Miami street is about to close forever. Are you ready for it?

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CONNECTING MIAMI
Rendering of the planned signature bridge over Biscayne Boulevard in downtown Miami, part of the reconstruction and redesign of I 395.

Will Miami traffic ever get better? Not until it gets worse.

For now, get ready for a major highway construction project that will shut down a key artery for downtown Miami drivers.

The Florida Department of Transportation and the Miami-Dade Expressway Authority are permanently closing Northeast 12th Street from Biscayne Boulevard to Northeast First Avenue. The shutdown on Aug. 12 is for the construction of a new “signature bridge” and other work along Interstate 395.

Read more at our news partner the Miami Herald.