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More Than 30 Lane Closures On Florida’s Turnpike Go Into Effect Sunday. Here’s Why

The Miami Dade Expressway Authority would be abolished under a state bill that would also mandate a 25 percent rebate for all vehicles registered in the county.

Have you been sitting in traffic recently on the turnpike wishing you had just two more lanes so you can get around the slowpokes?

Well, parts of Florida’s Turnpike will be getting the widening treatment, some areas seeing an expansion to 10 lanes, and big renovations. But there’s a catch.

It’ll all be done over the next five years.

Read more at our news partner the Miami Herald.

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