Construction begins next week and is expected to last less than two years. We thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation while park renovations and construction are underway.
Work hours are weekdays from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Extended time is subject to city approval and community notification. Work may include Saturdays and certain holidays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please note, schedules can change due to inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances.
The Miami Beach 2018 General Obligation Bonds provided $6.6 million toward this project. Thank you to community voters for supporting the success of this project.
The project also received grant funding from the Florida Inland Navigation District (FIND) in the amount of $1,203,750.
Total budget for the Maurice Gibb Park project: $12.1 million
What to Expect
- Maurice Gibb Memorial Park will be closed during construction. Please use alternate nearby playgrounds such as Pocket Park on Sunset Drive and 20 Street or Belle Isle Park.
- A construction fence with wind screen will extend around the park for everyone's safety.
- The restrooms will also be closed during construction.
- Moderate levels of construction noise is expected during the day.
- Construction materials, machinery, vehicles, and personnel will be on site.
- Most vehicles and material deliveries will access the construction zone from Purdy Avenue.
- Some temporary, intermittent lane closures may be required in the vicinity during construction. Please pay attention to posted signage and flagmen on site.
- Access to the parking lot will be subject to periodic closures.
- Parking restrictions may be posted near the construction zone entrances. Please adhere to posted signage to avoid enforcement measures.
- The project team will provide construction updates to the public as new information and/or new construction tasks and milestones are expected to occur.
Who to Contact
Lauren Firtel, South Beach Neighborhood Affairs Coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on the G.O. Bond Program, visit www.GOMBInfo.com.
For more information on the city's project web page, click here.