New photos show construction progress at downtown Miami’s Flagler Street, which is currently being rebuilt into a curbless, pedestrian-friendly “festival street.”
The project is already around 20% over budget, according to Miami Today.
The reason for the budget blowout – FP&L says it must lay cable by hand instead of machinery due to too many water and gas lines being in the way.
FP&L’s problems added a total of $5 million in costs, raising the total budget from $27 million to $32 million.
Groundbreaking took place in May 2021. The original construction schedule called for five phases lasting a combined total of 30 months.
(photos: Aaron DeMay0)
The five phases, each to take eight months: