FDOT: Weekly Traffic Alerts

January 31, 2016

Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the following state roads in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties as crews perform construction and maintenance activities.

U.S. 29, Escambia County – Intermittent and alternating lane closures within the town of Century and from Champion Drive north continue.

I-10 over Eleven Mile Creek Bridge, Escambia County – East and westbound traffic reduced to one lane at the bridge near exit 5 ( U.S. 90 ALT/ 9 Mile Road) as crews reconstruct the bridge approaches.

I-10 Widening, Escambia County – Alternating east and westbound lane closures near U.S. 90 (Scenic Highway/Exit 17) from 7 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. the week of Feb. 1 as crews perform bridge deck work for the new Scenic Highway overpass.  Drivers are reminded that the speed limit on I-10, between Davis Highway and Scenic Highway, is reduced to 60 mph.

U.S. 98 (Pensacola Bay Bridge), Escambia/Santa Rosa County –East and westbound outside lane closures from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday, Feb. 1 through Thursday, Feb. 4 as crews repair lights on the bridge.

State Road (S.R.) 289 (9th Avenue), Escambia County – Crews continue paving operations between the intersection of Bayou Boulevard and Creighton Road.  Lane closures will be in effect from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.  Motorists will also encounter intermittent and alternating daytime lane closures between Fairfield Drive and Cervantes Street as crews adjust manholes and valves.

U.S. 90 (Scenic Highway) at the intersection of Scenic Highway Circle, Escambia County – Emergency repair work continues.  New stormwater pipe will be installed beneath Scenic Highway.  Traffic flaggers will be on site to assist with traffic control as  construction vehicles enter and exit the work area.  The repair work will take about two months to complete.

U.S. 90 at White River Bridge, Santa Rosa County – Westbound lane closures will take place Saturday, Jan. 30 or Sunday, Jan. 31. from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. as crews make repairs to roadway at bridge.  Work is depended on daytime temperatures which must be 65 degrees and rising to allow crews to lay asphalt properly.   Variable messages boards are on site to alert drivers of the upcoming change in the traffic pattern.

I-10 Widening, Santa Rosa County – Alternating lane closures on I-10 between the Escambia Bay Bridge and State Road (S.R.) 281 (Avalon Boulevard/Exit 22) from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 31 through Thursday, Feb. 4 as crews perform construction activities.

U.S. 98, Santa Rosa County- Alternating lane closures between Central Parkway and the Gulf Breeze Zoo from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Sunday through Thursday beginning Sunday, Jan. 31.  Crews will mill and pave crossovers and side streets through the end of February.

S.R. 281 (Avalon Boulevard), Santa Rosa County – Interment lane closures from north of I-10 to south of the Moors Oak subdivision from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Friday, Feb. 5 as crews complete construction activities.

S.R. 87, Santa Rosa County– Northbound inside lane closed near intersection of Magnolia Street from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Friday, Jan. 29, Sunday, Jan. 31 and Friday, Feb. 5 as crews perform utility work.

All activities are weather dependent and may be delayed or re-scheduled in the event of inclement weather.  Motorists are reminded to use caution, especially at night, when traveling in a work zone and to watch for construction workers and equipment entering and exiting the roadway.


Comments are closed.