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  • Escambia and Santa Rosa County Traffic Advisory - September 11, 2020

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    September 11, 2020
       
    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
    September 11, 2020     Toll-free (888) 638-0250, ext. 1599
    tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us
     
    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 Replacement- Bridge construction may require the following lane closures from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the week of Sunday, Sept. 13:
      • Intermittent east and westbound lane closures on U.S. 98 from North 14th Avenue in Pensacola to east of the Pensacola Bay Bridge in Gulf Breeze.
      • Intermittent lane closures on North 17th Avenue in Pensacola between U.S. 98 and the CSX Railroad overpass (Graffiti Bridge).
    ·       U.S. 29 Widening from Interstate 10 (I-10) to Nine Mile Road (U.S. 90)– Drivers may encounter the following for the week of Sunday, Sept. 13:
    • Motorists traveling Nine Mile Road at the U.S. 29 Overpass and U.S. 29 traffic between I-10 and Nine and Half Mile Road may experience alternating lane shifts or closures as crews continue drainage and pavement operations.
    • Broad Street will be closed west of U.S. 29 to the railroad tracks from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Friday, Sept. 18 through Monday, Sept. 21 for road reconstruction. Broad Street between Untreiner Avenue and U.S. 29 will be open to local traffic only. All other traffic will be directed to Untreiner Avenue and Detroit Boulevard. 
    •        U.S. 29 Resurfacing from south of Muscogee Road (County Road 184) to Atmore Highway (State Road (S.R.) 97)- Motorists can expect intermittent daytime lane restrictions as crews continue construction activities at various locations.
    ·       Mobile Highway (U.S. 90) Intersection Improvements at New Warrington Road
    (S.R. 295) -
    Construction activities continue. Drivers can expect lane closures between 9:30 p.m. and 6 a.m.

     
     
    Santa Rosa County:
    • Pensacola Bay Bridge Replacement- Bridge construction may require the following lane closures from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the week of Sunday, Sept. 13:
      • Intermittent east and westbound lane closures on U.S. 98 from North 14th Avenue in Pensacola to east of the Pensacola Bay Bridge in Gulf Breeze.
      • Intermittent lane closures on North 17th Avenue in Pensacola between U.S. 98 and the CSX Railroad overpass (Graffiti Bridge).
    •        S.R. 87 Resurfacing from Clear Creek to S.R. 4- Neal Kennington Road will be closed Friday, Sept. 11 to remove a pipe & perform turnout construction. Message boards are in place to notify the public of the temporary road closure. Drivers can expect intermittent daytime lane closures along the 14-mile corridor through fall 2020 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, or like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MyFDOTNWFL.

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    Regards,
    Tanya Sanders Branton
    Florida Department of Transportation
    Public Information Specialist
    (888) 638-0250 ext. 1599
    (850) 330-1599
    Cell 850-260-5379
    tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us