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  • FDOT - Escambia and Santa Rosa County Traffic Advisory - 08/13/2021

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    August 13, 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 13, 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. 16 through Saturday, Aug. 21 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. There will also be intermittent lane closures to allow crews to mobilize materials and equipment.
    •        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. 15 through Friday, Aug. 20 as crews perform striping operations and signal work. 
    • West Cervantes (U.S. 90) Pedestrian Safety Improvement Project – The inside lane will be closed between North Pace Boulevard and J Street as crews perform median improvement work. Drivers are reminded the speed limit 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. 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 Monday, Aug. 16 as crews place a watermain.
    • U.S. 29 Widening from Interstate 10 (I-10) to Nine Mile Road (U.S. 90) – Motorists can expect intermittent lane closures from 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 overpass.
     
    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. 16 through Saturday, Aug. 21 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.
    • I-10 Resurfacing East of S.R. 281 (Avalon Boulevard) to East of S.R. 87 – Motorists can expect intermittent lane closures on the Blackwater River bridge 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday, Aug. 16 through Thursday, Aug. 19 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 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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    The Florida Department of Transportation’s mission is to provide a safe transportation system that ensures the mobility of people and goods, enhances economic prosperity, and preserves the quality of the state’s environment and communities. The department is committed to building a transportation system that not only fits the current needs of Florida’s residents and visitors, but also enhances mobility throughout the state to accommodate its consistent and rapid growth. The unique nature of the Sunshine State and its year-round warm climate provides numerous opportunities to achieve the department’s mission through multiple transportation modes including highways/streets, air, rail, sea, spaceports, transit, and the ever-expanding deployment of bicycle & pedestrian facilities.