Downtown Miami Metromover temporarily shut down due to construction incident

MIAMI (WSVN) - The Metromover in Downtown Miami is temporarily shut down due to a nearby construction incident.

Miami-Dade Transit said an issue occurred Thursday morning at a construction site at Northwest First Avenue and Fifth Street. Officials did not specify what happened during the incident but said that, as a precaution, the Metromover has been shut down.

Transit officials added that there is nothing wrong with their system.

Officials said free shuttle service is being offered for commuters in the meantime.

Miami-Dade Transit said there is no timetable of when the tracks will reopen.

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