Open for Business
After 62 months of Design, Construction, Integration, Testing, and Commissioning, the PortMiami Tunnel opened to traffic on Sunday, August 3rd, at 11:17am. Its opening signifies a major milestone for Miami and the beginning of a significant urban transformation in the downtown area. The Transfield Services Infrastructure team celebrated at the Dodge Island portal before the historic milestone.
Cruisers Left, Truckers Right
The tunnel is designed to service both cruise and cargo traffic, but cruise passengers and non-cargo vehicles should keep to the left after exiting the tunnel at PortMiami.
In order to keep the tunnel running smoothly regular maintenance is conducted on the tunnels many safety systems. Please visit the Scheduled Maintenance page for information regarding planned maintenance closures.
Port Miami Tunnel Project
The PortMiami Tunnel (POMT) project was built by MAT Concessionaire, LLC, in partnership with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), Miami-Dade County and the City of Miami.
By connecting SR A1A/MacArthur Causeway to Dodge Island, the project provides direct access between the seaport and highways I-395 and I-95, create another entry to PortMiami in addition to the Port Bridge to keep PortMiami, the community’s second largest economic generator, competitive.
Additionally, The POMT improves traffic flow in downtown Miami by reducing the number of cargo trucks and cruise related vehicles on congested downtown streets, and aids ongoing and future development in and around downtown Miami.
This site is a resource to answer your questions and keep you up-to-date on the most recent activities and information regarding the POMT. Take a moment to explore the site, feel free to contact us with your questions and/or comments.