A portion of S.E. 1st Avenue located just south of S.E. 2nd Street in downtown Fort Lauderdale will be closed on Saturday, July 22 from 7 am – 5 pm to allow a construction crane to perform work on the John Fuhrer Fort Lauderdale Downtown Helistop.
While the work is taking place, the following traffic restrictions will be in place:
-S.E. 1st Avenue will be closed from S.E. 2nd Street to the southwest exit of the City Park Garage.
-The eastbound lane of S.E. 2nd Street will be closed from Andrews Avenue to S.E. 1st Avenue.
-Northbound S.E. 1st Avenue from E. Las Olas Boulevard will be restricted to local traffic needing access to the FAU/BC parking lot and the loading zone area for the NSU Art Museum.
-The City Park Garage will remain open; however, the entrance located on the south side of S.E. 2nd Street will not be accessible.
Traffic will be detoured around the affected area using adjacent streets including E. Las Olas Boulevard, Andrews Avenue, Broward Boulevard, and S.E. 3rd Avenue. Signage will be posted to alert motorists of the impending detours and closures.
Motorists should expect delays in and around the affected area, and are encouraged to travel slowly to ensure the safety of workers, pedestrians, and other motorists.