Expect Detours Along Las Olas Link Route During Connecting the Blocks Painted Intersection Event this Saturday, November 15, 2014

There will be detours along the Las Olas Link route this Saturday, November 15, 2014, as the intersection at East Las Olas Boulevard and S.E. 3rd Avenue is brought to life with vibrant color during the Connecting the Blocks Painted Intersection Event.

Route Detour Information

  • The intersection of East Las Olas blvd. and SE 3rd Ave. will be closed from 5 a.m. to approximately 6 p.m.
  • The westbound link will be re-routed onto Broward Boulevard between US-1 and 5th Avenue.
  • The eastbound link will be re-routed onto Broward Boulevard between Andrews Avenue and US-1.

The Painted Intersection Project

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The City of Fort Lauderdale launched the Painted Intersection Project to help calm traffic and assist pedestrians and bicyclists with safely navigating to and from their destinations through a colorful art display. Neighbors, visitors, business owners, and students are invited to help paint the intersection this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. To register as a volunteer, please contact Jorg Hruschka at (954) 828-5568 or jhruschka@fortlauderdale.gov.

The first two painted intersections were installed on May 31, 2014 at East Las Olas Boulevard and S.E. 1st Avenue and July 12, 2014 at East Las Olas Boulevard and S.E. 2nd Avenue. For more information about the Connecting the Blocks Painted Intersection Project, please contact Keela Black Davis at (954) 828-3794 or kdavis@fortlauderdale.gov.

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