• Escambia and Santa Rosa County Traffic Advisory - August 21, 2020

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    August 21, 2020
       
    RON DESANTIS
    GOVERNOR
    Florida Department of Transportation
    1074 Highway 90
    Chipley, FL 32428
    KEVIN J. THIBAULT, P.E.
    SECRETARY
     
     
    For Immediate Release           Contact: Tanya Branton
    August 21, 2020   Toll-free (888) 638-0250, ext. 1599
    tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us
     
    Escambia and Santa Rosa County Traffic Advisory
    Chipley, Fla. – Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the following state roads in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties as crews perform construction and maintenance activitiesIn observance of the Labor Day holiday weekend, there will be no lane closures on state roads from 6 a.m. Friday, Sept. 4 to 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8. These lane closure restrictions include both construction and maintenance activities. 
    Escambia County:
    • Pensacola Bay Bridge Replacement- Bridge construction may require the following lane closures from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the week of Sunday, Aug 23:
      • 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).
    ·       U.S. 29 Widening from Interstate 10 (I-10) to Nine Mile Road (U.S. 90)– Drivers traveling Nine Mile Road at the U.S. 29 Overpass and U.S. 29 traffic between I-10 and Nine and Half Mile Road may experience alternating lane shifts or closures as crews continue drainage and pavement operations.
    ·     U.S. 29 Resurfacing from south of Muscogee Road (County Road (C.R.) 184) to Atmore Highway (State Road (S.R.) 97)- Motorists can expect intermittent daytime lane restrictions as crews continue construction activities at various locations.
    ·     Mobile Highway (U.S. 90) Intersection Improvements at New Warrington Road
    (S.R. 295) -
    Construction activities continue. Drivers can expect lane closures between 9:30 p.m. and 6 a.m.
    Santa Rosa County:
    • Pensacola Bay Bridge Replacement- Bridge construction may require the following lane closures from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the week of Sunday, Aug 23:
      • 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. 87 Resurfacing from Clear Creek to S.R. 4- Drivers can expect intermittent daytime lane closures along the 14-mile corridor through fall 2020 as crews perform paving operations.
    ·       S.R. 89 Pavement Coring Operations from North of S.R. 87N to South of C.R. 178 – Motorists will encounter daytime lane closures Monday, Aug. 24 through Friday, Aug. 28 as crews perform asphalt coring operations.
    ·       U.S. 90 Pavement Marking Operations from Avalon Boulevard (S.R. 281) to the Okaloosa County Line- Motorists can expect minor delays Sunday through Thursday from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. until Thursday, Aug. 27 as slow-moving vehicles are used to perform pavement marking operations.
    ·       U.S. 98 Utility Operations from Whispering Pines Boulevard to Palo Alto – The eastbound, outside lane will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 24 through Thursday, Aug. 27 as utility crews upgrade distribution lines.
     
    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