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I-395 Signature Bridge Project

United in purpose, Miami’s Overtown says ‘move on’ with I-395 project

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Earlier this month, reported on the outpouring of community support for the “signature bridge” design chosen for the new I-395 overpass through Miami’s Overtown neighborhood. Despite protests by some with a political agenda, the drumbeat of support for Archer Western-de Moya’s winning design continues to grow in intensity. After more than a quarter-century of discussion and debate, this final design — one selected by Florida’s Department of Transportation that melds both form and function — comes as a welcome relief…

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What is really happening with community input for the I-395 project

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Bridges are about connections, hence the word “bridge.” But a Miami-Dade plan to design a “signature bridge” — an $800 million proposal for rebuilding the I-395 overpass — is doing more to divide than connect. Adding to the confusion is the Miami Herald, where some argue has been slanting coverage to favor one bidder over another on the Florida Department of Transportation project. While the Herald has given significant coverage to the I-395 Signature Bridge Project — over 25 years in…

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