• Escambia and Santa Rosa Traffic Advisory - 10/02/2020

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    October 02, 2020
    For Immediate Release                                                      Contact: Tanya Branton
    October 2, 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 activities
    Escambia County:
    •        Pensacola Bay Bridge Replacement – For the latest information visit FDOT.gov/PensacolaBay.
    •        U.S. 29 Widening from Interstate 10 (I-10) to Nine Mile Road (U.S. 90) – Drivers may encounter the following lane closures the week of Sunday, Oct. 4.:
      •    Motorists traveling Nine Mile Road at the U.S. 29 Overpass and U.S. 29 traffic between I-10 and Nine and a Half Mile Road may experience alternating lane shifts or closures as crews continue drainage and pavement operations.
      •    Broad Street will be closed west of U.S. 29 to the railroad tracks from 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2 to 6 a.m. Monday, Oct. 5 for road construction. Broad Street between Untreiner Avenue and U.S. 29 will be open to local traffic only.
    •        East Nine Mile Road (U.S. 90) Safety Project from North Palafox Street to Chemstrand Road – Motorists will encounter intermittent nighttime lane closures as crews continue construction activities.
    •        West Nine Mile Road (U.S. 90) Construction Activities West of I-10 – Motorists will encounter an intermittent, westbound lane closure from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. until Friday, Oct. 9 as crews perform curb and gutter work in preparation for paving the new turn lane.
    •        U.S. 29 Resurfacing from south of Muscogee Road (County Road 184) to Atmore Highway (State Road (S.R.) 97)- Motorists can expect intermittent daytime lane restrictions as crews continue construction activities at various locations. Motorists may also encounter nighttime lane closures from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday, Oct. 5 through Thursday, Oct. 8 for the placement of asphalt. Motorists are also advised to look out for debris as cleanup efforts are still underway from Hurricane Sally.
    ·       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.
    ·       I-10 Lane Reconstruction West of Sandy Creek Bridge – The eastbound on-ramp and eastbound outside lane will be closed on Sunday, Oct. 4 from 8 p.m. to 12 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5 as crews begin lane reconstruction activities.
    ·       I-10 Light Pole Removal from Escambia Bay Bridge – Motorists will encounter nighttime lane closures from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 4 as crews remove light poles from the bridge.
     
    Santa Rosa County:
    • Pensacola Bay Bridge Replacement – For the latest information visit FDOT.gov/PensacolaBay.
    • 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. 87 North Underground Utility Operations from Park Avenue to S.R.  89 – Motorists will encounter intermittent lane closures from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Friday, Oct. 2, and Saturday, Oct. 3 as crews perform underground utility repairs.
     
    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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