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  • FDOT - Escambia and Santa Rosa County Traffic Advisory

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    September 03, 2021
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    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
         September 3, 2021 tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us       
      (888) 638-0250, ext. 1599
     
     
    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. In preparation for the Labor Day holiday weekend, there will be no lane closures or other activities that impede traffic on major state roads beginning at 6 a.m. Friday, Sept. 3, and ending at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7.
     
    Escambia County
    • Pensacola Bay Bridge (U.S. 98) Replacement - Drivers will encounter alternating lane closures and lane shifts on the Pensacola Bay Bridge from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7 through Saturday, Sept. 11. Crews will be using lanes on the current bridge as a platform to pour concrete decks for the westbound (Gulf Breeze to Pensacola) structure. Additional work will include installation of pier lighting. 
      • 17th Avenue interchange construction – The Pensacola Bay Bridge off-ramp to 17th Avenue northbound will be closed from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7 through Thursday, Sept. 9. Drivers exiting the Pensacola Bay Bridge should detour using Ninth Avenue northbound and U.S. 90 (West Cervantes Street) eastbound to reach 17th Avenue.  
    • North Ninth Avenue (State Road (S.R.) 289) Carpenters Creek Bridge Replacement- All travel lanes are temporarily shifted to the northbound side of the bridge as crews replace the southbound portion of the structure. In addition, drivers will encounter intermittent lane closures as crews mobilize materials and equipment.
    • U.S. 29 Resurfacing from South of Muscogee Road (County Road (C.R.) 184) to Atmore Highway (S.R. 97) - Motorists will encounter intermittent lane closures Tuesday, Sept. 7 through Friday, Sept. 10 as crews perform striping operations and signal work.  
    • West Cervantes Street (U.S. 90) Pedestrian Safety Improvement Project – Drivers will encounter inside lane closures between North Pace Boulevard and approximately D Street as crews perform median improvement work. Motorists are reminded the speed between Dominguez Street and A Street is 30 mph.
    • Nine Mile Road (U.S. 90) Widening from Pine Forest (S.R. 297) to U.S. 29 – Drivers will encounter intermittent east and westbound traffic shifts between Pine Forest Road and U.S. 29 to allow crews to pave driveway tie-ins and place the final layer of asphalt. 
    • Nine Mile Road (U.S. 90) Widening from Beulah Road to S.R. 297 (Pine Forest Road) – Drivers will encounter alternating and intermittent east and westbound lane closures and traffic shifts between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. for paving operations and other construction activities.
    • Sorrento Road (S.R. 292) Intersection Improvements at the Innerarity Point (C.R. 292A)– 
      Motorists can expect daytime shoulder closures the week of Tuesday, Sept. 7 as crews place a watermain.
    • U.S. 29 Widening from Interstate 10 (I-10) to Nine Mile Road (U.S. 90) – Paving operations and construction activities continue. Drivers can expect the following construction related traffic impacts between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m.:
      • Nighttime intermittent lane closures and shifts between I-10 and Nine and Half Mile Road and on Nine Mile Road at the U.S. 29 interchange. 
      • The on- and off-ramps at the U.S. 29/Nine Mile Road interchange may be reduced to a single lane. 
    • U.S. 98 (East Garden Street) Routine Underground Utility Maintenance at Jefferson Street Intersection – Motoristswill encounter intermittent lane closures the week of Tuesday, Sept. 7 as crews perform underground utility maintenance.
     
    Santa Rosa County
    • Pensacola Bay Bridge (U.S. 98) Replacement - Drivers will encounter alternating lane closures and lane shifts on the Pensacola Bay Bridge from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7 through Saturday, Sept. 11. Crews will be using lanes on the current bridge as a platform to pour concrete decks for the westbound (Gulf Breeze to Pensacola) structure. Additional work will include installation of pier lighting. 
    • U.S. 98 Widening from Bayshore Road to Portside Drive – Crews continue utility relocations, clearing, excavation, drainage improvements, and pond construction. There are anticipated traffic impacts. 
    • I-10 Resurfacing East of S.R. 281 (Avalon Boulevard) to East of S.R. 87 – Motoristscan expect intermittent lane closures on the Blackwater River bridge 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7 through Thursday, Sept. 9 as crews perform paving operations. 
     
    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 atwww.nwflroads.comfollow us on Twitter@myfdot_nwfl and Instagram @myfdot_nwfl,  or like us on Facebook at MyFDOTNWFL
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