Three days of traffic jams loom as FEC plans to shut down crossing on Broward Boulevard

Slow-moving trains along the Florida East Coast Railway line have been part of the daily grind for commuters in downtown Fort Lauderdale. It’s scheduled to get worse next week when the railroad closes the Broward Boulevard crossing for two to three days for repairs. Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis, citing tourist season, says the project should be delayed until the summer. (