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With a Miami politician coming for a tour, state road crews told to get to work

Nov 20, 2018 - The Miami Herald

Shortly after a Miami-Dade commissioner scheduled a tour of the Florida Department of Transportation's delayed reconstruction of Flagler Street in Little Havana, a state contractor sent out word to make sure the politician saw as few problems as possible.

"Miami-Dade County Commissioner Eileen Higgins and FDOT officials will be walking the job on Tuesday afternoon," state contractor Arturo Perez emailed a colleague last week. "Please assure clear pedestrian access... Open any unnecessaril...