Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

Representing the 25th District of FLORIDA

Diaz-Balart to Participate in 95Express event with the Honorable John Mica in Miami - Miami Dade County awarded $62.9 million for I-95 construction

Jan 10, 2008
Press Release

MIAMI—Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL), a member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will participate in the 95Express ceremony this Friday, January 11, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. at the Overtown Transit Village in Miami-Dade.  The Honorable John Mica (R-FL), Ranking Member of Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, will also be in attendance.

In August of last year, the U.S. Department of Transportation chose the Florida Department of Transportation and Miami-Dade and Broward counties as Urban Partners and is providing $62.9 million in federal funding to improve Interstate 95.  Under the Urban Partnership Agreement (UPA), the Department of Transportation works with Urban Partners in order to facilitate strategies that can be effective in reducing traffic congestion.  

WHO: Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart, The Honorable John Mica, Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Stephanie C. Kopelousos, Miami-Dade County Commission Chairman Bruno Barreiro, and other state and local officials

WHAT: 95Express kick-off event

WHEN: Friday, January 11, 2008 at 11:00 a.m.

WHERE: Overtown Transit Village 701 NW First Court, Miami, Florida 33136 (on the parking garage rooftop)