. Miami Beach has one goal, and numerous "tools in the toolbox" for how to get there.
The new systems are being designed so that our Miami Beach neighborhoods will be much more resilient to flooding than they are today.
Every neighborhood and every home in Miami Beach is unique. The City of Miami Beach is
not attempting to implement a single standard design as roads are elevated
. The City's engineers work with residents to design each street-scape and construction program according to the unique elevations of homes, widths of streets, existing shade canopy, and other important considerations, customized for each street in each neighborhood.
If you pass by
Assistant City Manager / Public Works Director Eric Carpenter's
City Hall office, you can see a 3D model for implementing road raising in an example single-family residential area: