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CONSTRUCTION UPDATES

ADVISORY BULLETIN

CONSTRUCTION UPDATE – from August 21 to September 3, 2017

Week of August 21, 2017

Simultaneous roadway reconstruction work along the north side of Miracle Mile, from Le Jeune Road to Salzedo Street and Ponce de Leon Boulevard to Douglas Road, will continue this week. Drainage work on block 000 north will continue this week along with irrigation at block 200 north. All work on the south side of that block is complete. Paver installation will continue at block 100 north and 300 north. Please note pavers will be installed up to existing site elements or storefronts.

MIRACLE MILE CONSTRUCTION – from August 21 to September 3, 2017

Block 300

  • South Side Substantially complete. Sidewalk is open to pedestrians and the valet parking station has been staged. One lane of traffic will remain closed until the median work is complete. Work at Plaza will continue next week with pole installation.
  • North Side Paver installation is on-going throughout the street. Electrical work and irrigation at plaza to start this week.

Block 200

  • North Side –Electrical and irrigation work to start this week.

Block 100

  • North Side – Paver installation to continue thru the month of September.

Block 000

  • South Side – Substantially complete. Sidewalk is open to pedestrians and the valet parking station has been staged. One lane of traffic will remain closed until the median work is complete.
  • North Side – Drainage work will be on going for the next 3 weeks.

GIRALDA AVENUE CONSTRUCTION – from August 21, 2017 to September 3, 2017

Paver installation complete. Electrical fixtures to be completed the next two weeks. 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.

IMPORTANT GIRALDA NEWS:

The City of Coral Gables Commission voted to close Giralda Plaza to cars as a pilot project for a two-year period, as requested by the majority of businesses and property owners on the street.

OUTDOOR DINING:

The City Commission has approved a Sidewalk Cafe Plan for Miracle Mile and Giralda Plaza, incorporating many of the requests made by merchants at the meeting.

The new application/form will be available starting next on the Planning & Zoning Department’s webpage. For more information, please contact the Department at 305-460-5211 or at planning@coralgables.com.

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

Streetscape Project Contact:
Public Information Officer
Veronica Paredes
901 Ponce De Leon Boulevard, Suite 900
Coral Gables, FL 33134

Telephone: (305) 445-2900
veronica.paredes@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 August 2016 Substantial Completion March 2017
Yellow – Phase 3 Starts January 2017 Substantial Completion July 2017
Green – Phase 4 Starts January 2017 Substantial Completion August 2017
Pink – Phase 5 Starts April 2017 Substantial Completion August 2017
Grey – Phase 6 Starts May 2017 Substantial Completion November 2017
Aqua – Phase 7 Start April 2017 Substantial Completion October 2017
Black – Phase 8 Starts June 2017 Substantial Completion January 2018

Giralda Avenue
Red – Phase A Starts August 2016 Substantial Completion April 2017
Orange – Phase B Starts August 2016 Substantial Completion May 2017
Purple – Phase B2 Starts August 2016 Substantial Completion July 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.

PROGRESS SCHEDULE

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

GIRALDA PLAZA GRAND OPENING

Friday, September 15th, 7-11p.m.

The Business Improvement District of Coral Gables and The City of Coral Gables are officially unveiling the new pedestrian promenade on Giralda Plaza!

Be there to kick off the momentous celebration with live music, a ribbon-cutting ceremony, a special performance and watch the Plaza come alive. Dine al fresco at world-class eateries and visit the local shops along the way. Enjoy live beats by The Sh-Booms, Jacob Jeffries, and the one and only Spam Allstars.

Freebee

Grab a quick ride around Downtown Coral Gables thanks to a new partnership between the City of Coral Gables and Freebee, a green transportation service now offering free door-to-door rides around your favorite destinations. It’s a fun and convenient way to get around the Streetscape construction and get Downtown customers to where they need to go, fast and stress-free. Friendly drivers in sleek electric vehicles will be on the street every day from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. All you need to do is request this service on your smartphone through the Ride Freebee App. Come experience this new service as we continue to “Build Beautiful.”
We encourage all merchants to promote the use of Freebee to their patrons as an additional transportation service. For more information on Freebee, visit www.ridefreebee.com.

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Construction Contact Information

Public Information Officer
Veronica Paredes, STANTEC
901 Ponce De Leon Boulevard, Suite 900
Coral Gables, FL 33134

Telephone: (305) 445-2900
Email: veronica.paredes@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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