Miami Avenue

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Miami Avenue
Miami Avenue facing south as it crosses the Miami River into Brickell
Looking south over the Miami Avenue Bridge into Brickell
Length14.9 mi[1][2] (24.0 km)
Two non-contiguous segments interrupted by the Golden Glades Interchange
South endMercy Way in Miami
Major
junctions
US 1 in Miami
US 41 in Miami
SR 970 in Miami
SR 968 in Miami
I-395 in Miami
US 27 in Miami
I-195 in Miami
SR 826 in North Miami Beach
North end SR 854 in Miami Gardens
Construction
Inauguration1920

Miami Avenue is a 16.8-mile (27.0 km) main north-south street running through Coconut Grove, Brickell, Downtown, and Midtown in Miami, Florida. It is the meridian road dividing the street grid of Miami and Miami-Dade County into east and west avenues.

Route description[edit]

Looking south from Third Street station in 2016 after construction of Brickell City Centre and other new buildings.

The southern terminus is on South Bayshore Drive in the Coconut Grove neighborhood of Miami at Alatka Street/Mercy Way in front of Mercy Hospital. It is one way northbound from South 15th Road to South Fourth Street. It is one way southbound from North 17th Street to the Miami River downtown where it curves onto South First Avenue. At Flagler Street, the latitudinal baseline north-south road of the Miami area, extends from the central business district of downtown Miami to the west Miami-Dade, South Miami Avenue becomes North Miami Avenue. North of North 17th Street it is two way and continues north through the city of Miami until it crosses the Little River Canal after North 85th Street and enters the village of El Portal.

It continues north through El Portal a short distance until it crosses North 90th Street and enters the village of Miami Shores. It continues north through Miami Shores until it crosses North 115th Street and enters unincorporated Miami-Dade County. It continues north through Miami-Dade County until it crosses North 167th Street and enters the city of North Miami Beach where it continues north a short distance to North 173rd Street at a dead end near the Golden Glades Interchange.

The road resumes north from Miami Gardens Drive, terminating at Ives Dairy Road.

Brickell[edit]

In Brickell, Miami Avenue, is Brickell's main restaurant and nightlife avenue, with many bars, restaurants, and lounges, including the now-demolished Tobacco Road.

Major Intersections[edit]

Miami Avenue is the dividing line between Northwest and Northeast streets. The entire route is in Miami-Dade County.

Locationmi[1]kmDestinationsNotes
Miami0.00.0Mercy Way
0.81.3 US 1
2.33.7 US 41 (Tamiami Trail / South 8th Street / SR 90)
2.74.3Downtown Distributor (SR 970)
2.94.7 SR 968 (Flagler Street)Central Miami
5.48.7 US 27 (North 36th Street)
5.58.9 I-195 (Julia Tuttle Causeway)Exit 2A on I-195
6.410.3 SR 944 (North 54th Street)
8.012.9 SR 934 (North 79th Street)
Miami Shores9.515.3 SR 932 (North 103rd Street)
10.516.9 SR 924 (Gratigny Road / North 119th Street)
North Miami10.917.5 SR 922 (North 125th Street)
11.518.5 SR 916 (North 135th Street)
North Miami Beach13.521.7 SR 826 (North 167th Street / North Miami Beach Boulevard)To Palmetto Expressway
13.922.4North 173rd Street
Golden Glades Interchange, gap in route
Miami Gardens0.00.0 SR 860 (Miami Gardens Drive / North 183rd Street)
1.0[2]1.6Ives Dairy Road / North 199th StreetFormer SR 854
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Coordinates: 28°04′31″N 80°41′26″W / 28.0752843°N 80.6906824°W / 28.0752843; -80.6906824

  1. ^ a b Google (May 17, 2019). "Miami Avenue" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved May 17, 2019.
  2. ^ a b Google (May 17, 2019). "Miami Avenue" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved May 17, 2019.