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  • FDOT - Escambia and Santa Rosa County Traffic Advisory - 08/06/2021

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    August 06, 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
         August 6, 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
    • Pensacola Bay Bridge (U.S. 98) Replacement - Drivers will encounter alternating lane closures and lane shifts on the Pensacola Bay Bridge Monday, Aug. 9 through Saturday, Aug. 14 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Crews will be using lanes on the current bridge as a platform to pour concrete decks for the westbound (Pensacola to Gulf Breeze) structure. Additional work will include installation of pier lighting. 
      • 17th Avenue Interchange construction – 17th Avenue southbound remains closed at Bayfront Parkway. Access to the Pensacola Visitor's Center and boat launch remains open from 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 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 Highway (S.R. 97) - Motorists will encounter intermittent lane closures Sunday, Aug. 8 through Friday, Aug. 13 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. 
    • Sorrento Road (S.R. 292) Intersection Improvements at the Innerarity Point (C.R. 292A)–
      Motorists can expect daytime shoulder closures the week of Monday, Aug. 9 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, Aug. 9:
      • 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, Aug. 9 through Thursday, Aug. 12 as crews make repairs to the ramp.
     
    Santa Rosa County
    • Pensacola Bay Bridge (U.S. 98) Replacement - Drivers will encounter alternating lane closures and lane shifts on the Pensacola Bay Bridge Monday, Aug. 9 through Saturday, Aug. 14 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Crews will be using lanes on the current bridge as a platform to pour concrete decks for the westbound (Pensacola to Gulf Breeze) 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 no traffic impacts currently.
    • Santa Rosa County- The temporary traffic signal that was erected as part of the Pensacola Bay Bridge detour on Avalon Boulevard (S.R. 281) at Garcon Point Road (County Road 191) will be removed beginning at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 11. 
     
    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 and Instagram @myfdot_nwfl,  or like us on Facebook at MyFDOTNWFL
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