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Posted on: October 16, 2015

[ARCHIVED] All Aboard Florida & Florida East Coast Railway To Close Crossings for Upgrades

Crews working for All Aboard Florida and the Florida East Coast Railway will temporarily close the intersection of Tyler Street and the Florida East Coast Railway (N. 21st Avenue) and the intersection of Harrison Street and the Florida East Coast Railway beginning Tuesday, October 20 at 6 a.m. through Thursday, October 22, to perform construction improvements necessary for the introduction of the passenger rail service.

For more information on this work, a schedule of planned road closures and a map of traffic detours in the area, please visit

All Aboard Florida is an intercity passenger rail project being developed by Florida East Coast Industries, Inc. (FECI) — owner of Florida’s premier passenger rail corridor — that will connect Miami to Orlando with intermediate stations in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. This rail service will give Floridians and visitors a viable transportation alternative to congested highways and airport terminals. All Aboard Florida will provide a high-quality experience for passengers and will be the only privately owned, operated, and maintained passenger rail system in the United States. For more information, visit

The Florida East Coast Railway (FECR) is a 351-mile freight rail system located along the east coast of Florida. It is the exclusive rail provider for PortMiami, Port Everglades, and Port of Palm Beach. FECR connects to the national railway system in Jacksonville, Florida, to move cargo originating or terminating there. Based in Jacksonville, Florida, FECR provides end-to-end intermodal and carload solutions to customers who demand cost-effective and premium quality. For more information, visit

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