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CONSTRUCTION UPDATES

ADVISORY BULLETIN

CONSTRUCTION UPDATE – from March 20, 2017 to April 2, 2017

Week of March 20, 2017

The work being done this week is repetitive for the next few weeks in each block being worked on. Simultaneous roadway reconstruction work along Miracle Mile from LeJeune Road to Salzedo and Ponce de Leon Boulevard to Douglas Avenue will continue this week along with paver work at Giralda Avenue.

MIRACLE MILE CONSTRUCTION – from March 20, 2017 to April 2, 2017

Block 300– Drainage structure installation and pipe installation has started. Lejune Plaza south drainage and tree planting is on the way. The southernmost lane will remain closed (similar to other blocks). Night work will be performed this week.

Block 200 – Planter areas to be prepared for new landscaping. Preparation of sidewalk closest to the buildings will be prepared to receive pavers and concrete strip for hurricane pins. Stone Benches are being installed.

Block 100 –  Preparation of sidewalk closest to the buildings will be prepared to receive pavers. Stone benches and bollards are soon to follow.

Block 000 – Oak Trees have been planted, Cassia trees have been planted and Date palms are being installed on south side. There will be installation of Date palms on the north side. Paver installation to continue going east. One lane of traffic will remain open at all times on the south side of Miracle Mile from LeJeune Road to Douglas Road. Some night work will be performed this week.

GIRALDA AVENUE CONSTRUCTION – from March 20, 2017 to April 2, 2017

The work being done this week is repetitive. Installation of pavers will continue east until completion. Bridalveil trees have been installed on the northeast corner the street. Underground electrical installation to start this week followed by paver installation at the Plaza. Temporary lighting has been installed. Drill shafts for the Catenary lighting will commence. We will continue to open paved areas from east to west as they are completed. Date palms for the center of the street are soon to come.

The street is closed to vehicular traffic; however, pedestrian access to the businesses will be maintained at all times for the duration of construction. Water barriers have been installed in order to separate the work zone from pedestrian traffic. Temporary crossings have been installed and will be relocated as construction continues.

If you have any questions or require additional information, please contact:

Streetscape Project Contact:
Public Information Officer
Beatriz Echemendia, STANTEC
901 Ponce De Leon Boulevard, Suite 901
Coral Gables, FL 33134

Telephone: 786-444-6383
Email: beatriz.echemendia@stantec.com

Click here to read the current Streetscape Weekly Bulletin

Capital Improvement Fact Sheet

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CONSTRUCTION PHOTOS

PLAN SEQUENCING AND SCHEDULE

Miracle Mile
Red – Phase 1 Starts July 2016 Substantial Completion April 2017
Blue – Phase 2 Starts July 2016 Substantial Completion May 2017
Yellow – Phase 3 Starts September 2016 Substantial Completion July 2017
Green – Phase 4 Starts January 2017 Substantial Completion August 2017
Pink – Phase 5 Starts February 2017 Substantial Completion September 2017
Grey – Phase 6 Starts March 2017 Substantial Completion October 2017
Aqua – Phase 7 Start May 2017 Substantial Completion November 2017
Black – Phase 8 Starts June 2017 Substantial Completion December 2017
Giralda Avenue
Red – Phase A Starts August 2016 Substantial Completion April 2017
Orange – Phase B Starts August 2016 Substantial Completion May 2017

This schedule may change due to inclement weather and/or any other unforeseen circumstances. Please drive cautiously and obey all signs in construction zones.

PARKING

PARKING VOUCHERS FOR MIRACLE MILE & GIRALDA AVENUE
Shop at unique boutiques, enjoy international cuisines and all the culture Miracle Mile has to offer without worrying about parking. The City of Coral Gables has provided merchants on Miracle Mile customer parking vouchers for municipal garages. If you are a merchant in need of additional vouchers, please contact the Business Improvement District (BID) at 305-569-0311.

FREE VALET VOUCHERS FOR GIRALDA AVENUE
Giralda’s Restaurant Row is also offering Free Valet. The City has also provided Restaurant Row merchants on the 100 block of Giralda Avenue complimentary valet vouchers to distribute at their discretion. If you are a merchant on Restaurant Row in need of additional vouchers, contact the Parking Department at 305-460-5541.

VALET STATIONS
A valet station is now operating at the northeast corner of Ponce de Leon Boulevard and Giralda Avenue for lunch (11a.m. – 5 p.m.) and dinner (6 p.m. – 12 a.m.) Monday to Saturday. There is another station on the west side of Galiano Street between Giralda Avenue and Aragon Avenue operating for lunch (11a.m. – 4 p.m.) and dinner (6 – 11 p.m.) Monday to Saturday. The valet station will remain open until midnight on Friday and Saturday.

If you have any questions or require additional information, please contact:

Parking Director Contact :

Parking Director, Kevin Kinney, can supply you with more information: kkinney@coralgables.com / 305-460-5541

 

NEWS UPDATES/HAPPENINGS AROUND TOWN

JAZZ IN THE GABLES – SEASON FINALE 

Tuesday, March 28th. The City of Coral Gables invites you to enjoy a live jazz concert by Maimi Big Sound on Tuesday evening in a beautiful outdoor setting. The free concert series takes place through March 2017 at The Plaza at 150 Miracle Mile, courtesy of the McBride Family, a green space between BurgerFi and Barnes & Noble. Merchants that want to participate, please call 305-460-5392 or email bperez2@coralgables.com www.coralgables.com/jazzinthegables

WELLNESS WEDNESDAYS
Every Wednesday from 6-7pm
Through May 2017

The Plaza at 150 Miracle Mile
Courtesy of the McBride Family

Grab your yoga mat and water bottle! The City of Coral Gables is offering free yoga, boot camp and zumba classes in partnership with green monkey!

Join us every Wednesday at The Plaza at 150 Miracle Mile, courtesy of the McBride Family, from 6 – 7p.m. Classes will be held on weather-permitting basis. For a schedule, visit the website www.CoralGables.com/wellnesswednesdays.

MOVIES ON THE MILE

Movies on the Mile held every third Thursday of the Month 7-9pm. The City of Coral Gables and the Art Cinema invite you to a free screening of Indiana Jones and Raiders of the Lost Ark. Enjoy free popcorn and bites for sale at The Plaza at 150 Miracle Mile, the green lot between Barnes & Noble and BurgerFi. Municipal parking garages on Andalusia are just $1 per hour. This monthly event takes place at The Plaza at 150 Miracle Mile, courtesy of the McBride Family. Green space opens promptly at 6pm; bring a blanket or chair for seating. For more information visit www.coralgables.com/moviesonthemile. Merchants that want to participate, please call 305-460- 5392 or email bperez2@coralgables.com.

HARD HAT HAPPY HOUR

Every Wednesdays starting at 5pm. Grab a bite, get a drink, and talk some shop. It’s all happening Wednesdays in Downtown Coral Gables. Join the Business Improvement District (BID) every Wednesday for Hard Hat Happy Hour and enjoy the best midweek pick-me-up Miami has to offer. Visit all participating restaurants and bars. Cheers!

CORAL GABLES LOVES FOOD TOUR

The City of Coral Gables has partnered with local blogger Coral Gables Love for a guided Food Tour on Giralda’s Restaurant Row! Enjoy a food-filled night visiting three restaurants on Giralda Avenue: Talavera Cocina Mexicana, PokéBao and The Local. Space is limited, for more information and tickets, click here: www.coralgableslove.com/foodtour

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Construction Contact Information

Public Information Officer
Beatriz Echemendia, STANTEC
901 Ponce De Leon Boulevard, Suite 901
Coral Gables, FL 33134

Telephone: 786-444-6383
Email: beatriz.echemendia@stantec.com

Parking Director
Kevin Kinney

Telephone:305-460-5541
Email:kkinney@coralgables.com

General Manager
Andres Diaz PE, Ric-Man International, Inc

Telephone:786-717-7700

Project Manager
Guillermo Yunez, Ric-Man International, Inc

Telephone: 786-717-7700

Superintendent
Michael Jankowski, Ric-Man International, Inc

Telephone: 786-717-7700

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This project is supported by the Building Better Communities bond program and the Mayor and Board of County Commissioners of Miami-Dade County.

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