Ravenswood Road Bridge Replacement Project

The Florida Department of Transportation has awarded a $4,789,933.18 million contract to Morrison-Cobalt JV to replace the Ravenswood Road Bridge over the Dania Cut-off Canal. 
Construction began November 30, 2015. 

Due to unforeseen circumstances and inclement weather delays the Ravenswood bridge is now scheduled to open by the end of 2018, weather permitting. The overall completion of this project is still anticipated early 2018. 

Project Improvements 

  • Install new drainage, water, and sewer lines 
  • Driveway reconstruction at SW 42nd Court 
  • Remove existing bridge and fender system 
  • Construct new bridge and fender system 
  • Reconstruct Ravenswood Road 
  • Dredge and armor the canal to ensure that the canal bottom maintains a navigable shape 
  • Construct sidewalk on west side of Ravenswood Road from SW 45th Street to SW 42nd Street 
  • Install a dedicated 5-foot bike lane in each direction of Ravenswood Road from SW 45th Street to SW 42nd Street 
  • Remove old asphalt and resurface Ravenswood Road at the intersections of SW 45th Street and SW 42nd Street 
  • Add signing and pavement markings 
Ravenswood Bridge Dania Cut Off Canal Impacts

Ravenswood Road Bridge Replacement Detour Map

Project Timeline *

This information is subject to change due to inclement weather or other unforeseen conditions.*

 Spring 2016 - Summer 2017

  • The bridge is closed continuously to vehicular and pedestrian traffic.
  • Motorists shall use the following detour: SW 42nd Street to SW 30th Avenue to Griffin Road.
  • Boaters can expect periodic, daily closures of the Dania Cut-Off Canal.

Summer 2017 - Fall 2017

  • During these phases, the bridge is expected to be open to vehicular traffic. However periodic single lane closures may occur within the work zone . Flag crews will direct motorists through the work zone.
  • Minimal canal impacts may be expected during this phase of construction.

Project Updates

If you would like to receive project updates, lane closure information, as well as a weekly traffic report distributed by FDOT, please email ddiaz@corradino.com the subject of “Ravenswood Road Bridge Replacement Project”.