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  • Escambia and Santa Rosa County Traffic Advisory - October 4, 2019

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    October 04, 2019
    For Immediate Release
    October 4, 2019
    Contact: Tanya Branton
    Toll-free (888) 638-0250, ext. 1599
    tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us
     
     
    Escambia and Santa Rosa County Traffic Advisory
     
    ChipleyDrivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the following state roads in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties as crews perform construction and maintenance activities.
     
    Escambia County:
     
    • U.S. 29 Resurfacing from south of Muscogee Road (County Road/C.R. 184) to Atmore Highway (State Road /S.R. 97) – Northbound motorists may encounter day and nighttime lane closures on U.S. 29 beginning Sunday, Oct. 6 as crews perform paving operations.  Northbound and southbound traffic may encounter intermittent daytime lane restrictions as crews perform median work.  Motorists are reminded to watch for crews and heavy equipment entering and exiting the roadway. 
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    • U.S. 29 Widening from Interstate 10 (I-10) to Nine Mile Road (S.R. 10/U.S. 90A)– Drivers will experience the following impacts to traffic Sunday, Sept. 6 through Saturday, Oct. 12:
      • Nine Mile Road at the U.S. 29 Overpass: Alternating east and westbound lane shifts as crews construct the new southbound bridge, end bend, and center pier. 
      • U.S. 29 traffic between I-10 and 9 ½ Mile Road may experience alternating lane closures as crews continue drainage and paving operations. 
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    • U.S. 98 Resurfacing from S.R. 298 (Lillian Highway) to west of S.R. 173 (Blue Angel Parkway)- There will be intermittent lane restrictions from 8 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.  Sunday, Oct. 6 through Friday, Oct. 11 as crews stripe the roadway.
      •        U.S. 98 (Pensacola Bay Bridge) Replacement- Bridge construction may require the following lane closures from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the week of Sunday, Oct. 6. 
      • Intermittent east and westbound lane closures on U.S. 98 from North 14th Avenue in Pensacola to east of the Pensacola Bay Bridge in Gulf Breeze. 
      • Intermittent lane closures on North 17th Avenue in Pensacola, between U.S. 98 and the CSX Railroad overpass (Graffiti Bridge).
      •        S.R. 10A (Mobile Highway) Routine Maintenance at Shoemaker Street and North Z Street- Drivers will encounter alternating lane closures at Shoemaker and North Z streets from 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7 to 5 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8 as crews perform routine maintenance. 
      •        C.R. 168 Bridge Replacement over Unnamed Branch in Northwest Century- All piles have been driven for the new bridge and pile caps formed and poured for Bent 2 and 3.  Crews continue forming the cap for Bent 1 in preparation to pour concrete. Traffic will remain shifted to the north onto the Special Detour until the new bridge is constructed and reopened to traffic.
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    • Hanks Road Bridge Replacement over Breastworks Creek- Construction activities continue. The roadway is temporarily closed during construction. Drivers on Hanks Road, west of the bridge, will be detoured to C.R. 99 and C.R. 4.  Drivers east of the bridge will utilize Pine Barren Road.  The project is anticipated to be complete late 2019.
     
    Santa Rosa County:
    • U.S. 98 Pensacola Bay Bridge Replacement Bridge- Bridge construction may require the following lane closures 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. the week of Sunday, Oct. 6.
      • Intermittent east and westbound lane closures on U.S. 98 from North 14th Avenue in Pensacola to east of the Pensacola Bay Bridge in Gulf Breeze. 
      • Intermittent lane closures on North 17th Avenue in Pensacola, between U.S. 98 and the CSX Railroad overpass (Graffiti Bridge).
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    • S.R. 87 Pavement Markings Replacement- Traffic will encounter alternating and intermittent minor delays between Nicholas Lake Road and Vonnie Tolbert Road from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday through Thursday until Tuesday, Dec. 31 as crews remove and replace pavement markings in the roadway. Law enforcement will be on site to direct traffic
     
    All activities are weather dependent and may be delayed or rescheduled in the event of inclement weather. Drivers are reminded to use caution, especially at night, when traveling through a work zone and to watch for construction workers and equipment entering and exiting the roadway. 
     
    For more information visit the Florida Department of Transportation District Three on the web at www.nwflroads.com, follow us on Twitter @myfdot_nwfl, or like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MyFDOTNWFL.
     
     
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    Regards,
    Tanya Sanders Branton
    Florida Department of Transportation
    Public Information Specialist
    (888) 638-0250 ext. 1599
    (850) 330-1599
    Cell 850-260-5379
    tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us