The eastern drawbridge on Venetian Way is stuck in the up position for the second time today, and getting back to the mainland is a giant pain.
It’s a taste of what we’ll experience daily starting in about six weeks.
The reconstruction of the westernmost Venetian Causeway bridge, between mainland Miami and Biscayne Island, looks likely to start after June 1.
City commissioners were briefed about the timetable on Wednesday, and residents attended a community meeting Thursday night at the Miami Beach Police station.
The Coast Guard, according to the city, has agreed that during construction, the drawbridge on the eastern side of the causeway will remain locked down and only raised for Coast Guard emergency vehicles in emergency situations.
If only that span were locked down today…..