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Florida State Road 886

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State Road 886
Port Boulevard
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Route information
Maintained by FDOT
Length: 0.826 mi[1] (1.329 km)
Existed: 1980[citation needed] – present
Major junctions
West end: Script error: No such module "Jct". in Miami
East end: Port of Miami
Location
Counties: Miami-Dade
Highway system
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State Road 886 (SR 886), also known as Port Boulevard, is a causeway connecting the Port of Miami with downtown Miami, Florida. Its western terminus is an intersection with U.S. Route 1 (Biscayne Boulevard) just north of Bayside Marketplace, and its eastern terminus is at the Port of Miami entrance. It received its FDOT designation in 1980.

Route description

File:Port Boulevard.jpg
View of the Port Boulevard Bridge from the MacArthur Causeway Bridge; a partial view of the Downtown Miami skyline is in the background

State Road 886 begins where Port Boulevard and 6th Street intersect Biscayne Boulevard, which carries U.S. Route 1. Port and 6th are, for Script error: No such module "convert"., a couplet of one-way streets before they join as Port Boulevard. The road passes American Airlines Arena and ascends the approach of the Port Boulevard Bridge over Biscayne Bay. On the other side of the bridge, SR 886 ends at the entrance to the Port of Miami.[2]

History

This road was signed as SR 886 in 1980.

Prior to the construction of the current high-level causeway, which replaced an older causeway with a drawbridge, a tunnel connecting the Port of Miami and Interstate 95 was contemplated as a replacement instead, but failed to attract support from the City of Miami commission.

A similar proposal for a tunnel connecting the port with SR A1A on nearby Watson Island was made in the 2000s and eventually approved and on May 24, 2010, construction began on the Miami Port Tunnel.[3]

Major intersections

File:A306, Skyline at twilight, Miami, Florida, USA, 2010.JPG
The Port Boulevard Bridge and downtown lights reflected on Biscayne Bay at twilight

The entire route is in Miami, Miami-Dade County.

<tr><th scope="col">mi[1]</th><th scope="col">km</th><th scope="col">Destinations</th><th scope="col">Notes</th></tr> <tr style="text-align:left"><th scope="row" rowspan="1" style="text-align:right">0.000</th><td rowspan="1" style="text-align:right;background-color:#f2f2f2">0.000</td><td colspan="1" rowspan="1">Script error: No such module "Jct".
Script error: No such module "Jct".</td><td rowspan="1"></td></tr> <tr style="text-align:left"><th scope="row" rowspan="1" style="text-align:right">0.209–
0.683</th><td rowspan="1" style="text-align:right;background-color:#f2f2f2">0.336–
1.099</td><td rowspan="1" colspan="2" style="text-align:center">Port Boulevard Bridge over Biscayne Bay (Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway)</td></tr> <tr style="text-align:left"><th scope="row" rowspan="1" style="text-align:right">0.826</th><td rowspan="1" style="text-align:right;background-color:#f2f2f2">1.329</td><td rowspan="1" colspan="2" style="text-align:center">Port of Miami</td></tr> <tr><td colspan="6" class="wikitable hlist" style="text-align:center;background-color:#f2f2f2">1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi
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References

  1. ^ a b FDOT straight line diagrams, accessed March 2014
  2. ^ Google (July 18, 2011). "Florida State Road 886" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved July 18, 2011. 
  3. ^ Local 10. "Port Tunnel Construction Begins". Archived from the original on July 18, 2011. Retrieved August 13, 2010.