• FDOT - Escambia and Santa Rosa County Traffic Advisory - 07/30/2021

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    July 30, 2021
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    Florida Department of Transportation
    1074 Highway 90
    Chipley, FL 32428
         For Immediate Release Contact:  Tanya Branton
         July 30, 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
    Escambia County
    • 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 work to replace the southbound portion of the structure.
      • Brief, intermittent lane closures are anticipated to continue through the end of the year as crews mobilize materials and equipment.
      • Pile driving operations are underway and will take place during daytime hours. Nearby residents and commercial property owners may experience noise and vibration.
    •        U.S. 29 from South of Muscogee Road (County Road (C.R.) 184) to Atmore Hwy (S.R. 97) - Motorists will encounter intermittent lane closures Sunday, August 1 through Friday, August 6 as crews perform striping operations and signal work. 
    • West Cervantes (U.S. 90) Pedestrian Safety Improvement Project – Drivers will encounter inside lane closures between North Pace Boulevard and J Street to perform median improvement work. Drivers are reminded that the speed limit on West Cervantes Street (U.S. 90) between Dominguez Street and A Street has been permanently reduced to 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 as crews lay the final layer of asphalt. 
    • U.S. 90 (Nine Mile Road) 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. the week of Monday, July 26, as crews perform paving operations.  
    • Sorrento Road (S.R. 292) Intersection Improvements at the Innerarity Point (C.R. 292A)–
      Motorists can expect daytime shoulder closures the week of Monday, August 2 as crews place a watermain.
    • U.S. 29 Widening from Interstate 10 (I-10) to Nine Mile Road (U.S. 90) – Drivers can expect the following traffic impacts the week of Monday, August 2:
      • Intermittent lane closures and shifts 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. on U.S. 29 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 during the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. Signage will be in place and traffic flaggers will be on-site to direct motorists.
    • Interstate 110 (I-110) Maintenance Work on the Eastbound Flyover Ramp onto I-10 Motorists can expect intermittent lane closures on the eastbound flyover ramp on to I-10, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday, August 2 through Thursday, August 4 as crews make repairs to the ramp.
    • S.R. 291 (Davis Highway) Routine Underground Utility Maintenance North of the Langley Avenue Intersection – Motorists will encounter intermittent lane closures near O ’Charley’s 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Tuesday, August 3 as crews perform underground utility operations.
    Santa Rosa County
    • Pensacola Bay Bridge (U.S. 98) Replacement - The Pensacola Bay Bridge will be reduced to one lane in each direction from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday, August 2, and Thursday, August 5. The lane restrictions will begin at the bridge approach in Gulf Breeze and extend for approximately 4,500-feet. Crews will be pouring concrete decks for the westbound (Gulf Breeze to Pensacola). In addition, there will be eastbound intermittent right lane closures 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Tuesday, August 3 through Saturday, August 7 as crews paint barrier wall and install 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 no traffic impacts currently.
    • S.R. 87 Routine Roadway Maintenance South of Burton Circle in Navarre – Motorists will encounter intermittent lane closures 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, August 4 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.
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