• FDOT - Escambia and Santa Rosa County Traffic Advisory - 11/24/2021

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    November 24, 2021
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    Florida Department of Transportation
    1074 Highway 90 
    Chipley, FL 32428
         For Immediate Release Contact:  Tanya Branton
         November 24, 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 Thanksgiving Holiday, there will be no lane closures or other activities that impede traffic on major state roads beginning at 7 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 24 and ending at 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 28.
    Escambia County
    • U.S. 98 Pensacola Bay Bridge Replacement – Drivers will encounter alternating lane closures and lane shifts on the Pensacola Bay Bridge Monday, Nov. 29 through Saturday, Dec. 4 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 (Gulf Breeze to Pensacola) structure.
    • 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. Additionally, drivers may encounter intermittent temporary lane closures from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 29 through Friday, Dec. 3 as crews mobilize materials and equipment.
    • West Cervantes Street (U.S. 90) Pedestrian Safety Improvement – Drivers will encounter lane closures between the following locations as crews perform median improvements and install poles for pedestrian traffic signals.
      • A and N Streets (inside lane closures).
      • R Streets (intermittent outside lane closures).
    • Nine Mile Road (U.S. 90) Widening from Beulah Road to Pine Forest Road (S.R. 297) – Drivers will encounter temporary intermittent traffic shifts and alternating lane closures to allow crews to place the final thermoplastic striping. Access to all businesses will be maintained, flagmen and signage will be in place to direct traffic. 
    • U.S. 29 Widening from Interstate 10 (I-10) to Nine Mile Road (U.S. 90) Drivers can expect the following construction related traffic impacts the week of Monday, Nov. 29.
      • Nighttime intermittent lane closures and shifts, 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 interchange. 
      • The U.S. 29 southbound on-ramp and U.S. 29 northbound off-ramp at the Nine Mile Road interchange may be reduced to a single lane during the nighttime hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m.Signage will be in place and traffic flaggers will be on-site to direct motorists.
    • Sorrento Road (S.R. 292) Intersection Improvements at Innerarity Point (County Road 292A) – Motorists can expect intermittent daytime lane closures as crews place a watermain.
    • Creighton Road (S.R. 742) Utility Operations at Keating Road- Traffic will be restricted from 8 a.m.to 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 29 as utility crews perform operations.
    • S.R. 173 (Blue Angel Parkway) Turn Lane Construction at Preserve at Perdido and Tractor SupplyThere will be southbound intermittent lane restrictions from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30 through Friday, Dec. 3.
    • Davis Highway (S.R. 291) Routine Maintenance just north of Langley Avenue- The northbound right lane will be closed from 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2 to 5 a.m. Friday, Dec. 3 as crews make roadway repairs.
    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, Nov. 29 through Saturday, Dec. 4 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 (Gulf Breeze to Pensacola) structure.
    • I-10 Resurfacing East of S.R. 281 (Avalon Boulevard) to East of S.R. 87 – Motoristscan expect intermittent lane closures from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday, Nov. 29 through Thursday, Dec. 2 as crews perform construction activities.
    • U.S. 98 Widening from Bayshore Road to Portside Drive – Major roadway construction activities are currently underway. Improvements on the 4.25-mile section include widening the roadway from four to a six-lanes with a raised median; safety and drainage upgrades; resurfacing State Road 281 (Avalon Boulevard) from U.S. 98 to Garcon Point Bridge; extending the existing shared-use path on the south side of U.S. 98 from Gondolier Boulevard; and new signage and pavement markings.
    • S.R. 89 (Dogwood Drive) Turn Lane Construction in Milton- There will be intermittent lane restrictions from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. from Tuesday, Nov. 30 to Thursday, Dec. 2.
    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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