Capital Projects

City Projects Resume After Holiday Break

Photo of the 174th Street Project.

By Jeanette Gatto, Commissioner (Thursday, January 26, 2017) – It’s time to welcome back our snowbirds and tourists from across the globe that choose our City as a vacation destination. The City decided to limit ongoing construction during the school break; so the week before Christmas we made the decision to cease work on Samson Park, the pedestrian / emergency …

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New Year, New Road

Photo of the completion of the 174 Street Roadway Project.

(Monday, January 2, 2017) – Residents of Sunny Isles Beach will rejoice this New Year as they delight in the completion of the 174 Street Roadway Project. This project impacted thousands of residents and commuters and we are thankful for your cooperation during this time. Residents using this corridor will enjoy wider sidewalks, improved lighting, fresh landscaping and most importantly, …

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Police Department & Capital Projects

A photo of 172nd Street with 2 orange work cones placed in the foreground.

By Christopher J. Russo, Former City Manager (September 3, 2016) – At our last Commission meeting, the City honored its men and women in uniform with a very special invocation presented by members of the Sunny Isles Beach Police Department. This was arranged by the Police Department on its 18th Anniversary to express to the Community that in these difficult …

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Update from City Manager on the Undergrounding Project

Photo of the improvements being done in the Undergrounding Capital Project.

By Christopher J. Russo, Former City Manager (May 2, 2016) – Moving electrical and telecommunications lines from overhead to underground is a huge endeavor. It took years of planning and is costing millions of dollars. The benefit is a safer city. With power lines underground, they are not susceptible to damage from storms with high winds, car accidents, falling tree …

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Message from Mayor on our Parks

The playground at Intracoastal Park.

By George “Bud” Scholl, Mayor (May 2, 2016) – Quite often I am asked why we concentrate so much effort on acquiring more park land and building more parks. Allow me to give you my perspective and a few facts to back it up. Our City is made up of a little over one square mile of land and we …

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Utility Line Undergrounding Project to Commence in Sunny Isles Beach

The Undergrounding Project is a huge improvement project in Sunny Isles Beach.

(April 1, 2016) – Starting Sunday night, April 3, 2016, Sunny Isles Beach contractors will commence work to underground electric distribution and other utility lines along the City’s major thoroughfare, State Road A1A, also known as Collins Avenue. This will require the closure of 2 southbound lanes of Collins Avenue, leaving one lane open, between the hours of 9:00 p.m. …

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