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  • FDOT - Escambia and Santa Rosa County Traffic Advisory - 08/27/2021

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    August 27, 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 27, 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 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 30 through Saturday, Sept. 4. 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. 
    • 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 Sunday, Aug. 29 through Friday, Sep. 3 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 H Street as crews perform median improvement work. Drivers 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 Monday, Aug. 30 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.
    • I-10 Routine Maintenance Between Mile-Marker 5 (US 90A) to 19 (East of U.S. 90/Scenic Highway) – Motorists can expect intermittent lane closures from 8 p.m. Sunday Aug. 29 to 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 30 as crews repair lighting.
    • Interstate 110 Routine Maintenance– North and southbound motorists can expect intermittent lane closures from 8 p.m. Sunday Aug. 29 to 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 30 as crews repair lighting.
    • S.R. 85 Routine Utility Maintenance at S.R. 20 Intersection – Motorists can expect intermittent lane closures from 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept 2 to 5 a.m. Friday, Sept. 3 as crews perform routine utility maintenance.
    • U.S. 98 (East Garde Street) Routine Underground Utility Maintenance at Jefferson Street Intersection – Motorists will encounter intermittent lane closures the week of Monday, Aug. 30 as crews perform underground utility maintenance.
    • S.R. 296 (Bayou Boulevard) Routine Utility Maintenance near Buffalo Wild Wings – Motorists will encounter intermittent lane closures from 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 30 to 5 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 31 as crews relocate a utility pole.
     
    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. Monday, Aug. 30 through Saturday, Sept. 4. 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 – Motorists can expect intermittent lane closures on the Blackwater River bridge 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 29 through Thursday, Sept. 3 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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