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Miami Vice filming to close part of I-95 this week
(originally released on 7/5/2005)


From the filmmiami.org website...

I-95 Closure Notice For the Feature Film Miami Vice...

We would like to inform you about some specific night filming for the Universal Pictures' feature film, Miami Vice starring Jamie Foxx and Colin Farrell and produced, written and directed by Michael Mann.

NIGHT FILMING
SOUTHBOUND INTERSTATE 95 CLOSURE
All southbound lanes of Interstate 95 will be closed from 395/836 South towards Exit #1A/ Rickenbacker Causeway.

* Tuesday, July 5 11:00 PM TO 5:00 AM
* Wednesday, July 6th 11:00 PM TO 5:00 AM
* Thursday, July 7th 11:00 PM TO 5:00 AM

The following is important information:

All southbound lanes of Interstate 95 will be closed from 395/836 South towards Exit #1A/ Rickenbacker Cswy. Digital Electronic Message Signs will be posted to advise motorists to take alternate routes via 836 West & 395 East, to pick up assigned detours that best direct you around our area of filming.

During our closure, an aerial sequence will be filmed on Interstate 95 between the hours of 2:00 AM & 4:00 AM. All northbound traffic will be intermittently held for brief periods.

A SPECIAL ADVISORY TO RESIDENTS & BUSINESSES

During our flying sequences, the aircraft may be flown closer than 500 feet from you or your property while centered over the freeway. Permission has been obtained from the FAA. An experienced film pilot in compliance with all of the Federal Aviation Regulations for filming operations is flying the aircraft. Please stay clear of rooftops and areas designated by Police Departments as FLY ZONE AREA. Local Traffic Only to certain areas will be enforced and traffic held during aerial photography. We appreciate your cooperation.

Police from the Florida Highway Patrol, City of Miami, City of Miami Beach, & Miami -Dade County, will be on location to assist you with traffic flow and vehicular safety.

If you have any questions concerning the re-route, please call the Information Hotline # 786-425-1231

Please do not hesitate to call. We will be happy to address your questions promptly.

We wish to thank you in advance for your support of Miami Vice and the South Florida Film Industry. We are grateful for the privilege to film on Interstate 95 and will do everything possible to minimize any inconveniences to residents and businesses in the area.

Sincerely yours,

The Location Department



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