FDOT: Weekly Traffic Alerts

September 19, 2016

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:

  • U.S. 29 Widening- Intermittent lane closures near the U.S. 29/Nine Mile Road overpass as workers prepare the area for the bridge replacement.  Lane restrictions are only allowed between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m.
  • Interstate 10 (I-10) / U.S. 29 Interchange – Drivers will experience the following impacts on I-10 and U.S. 29 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 18 through Thursday, Sept. 22.
    • The inside lanes of U.S. 29 north and southbound near the I-10 interchange will be closed for drainage improvements.
    • The outside lane of I-10 eastbound near U.S. 29 will be closed as crews perform shoulder work.
    • The U.S. 29 north to I-10 eastbound ramp will be intermittently closed as crews work on the shoulder of the roadway. Traffic will be detoured north to make a U-turn at Broad Street and access I-10 eastbound.
  • I-10 Widening
    • Eastbound lane closure just west of the 9th Avenue overpass (mile marker 15) from Friday, Sept. 17 as crews make repairs to damaged guardrail. This will be a nighttime operation.
    • Intermittent and alternating lane closures between State Road (S.R.) 291 (Davis Highway/Exit 13) and U.S. 90 (Scenic Highway/Exit 17), from 7 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. the week of Monday, Sept. 19 as crews place pavement markers.
  • 9th Avenue (S.R. 289)- Southbound lane closure on the south side of E. Jackson and west side of North 9th Avenue from 11 p.m. Wednesday, Sept 21 to 5 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 22 as crews replace a utility pole.
  • Pine Forest Road (S.R. 297)- Southbound right turn lane at Walmart will be closed from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. through Monday, Sept. 26 as crews perform construction activities.

Santa Rosa County:

  • I-10 Resurfacing – Intermittent and alternating lane closures east and westbound between the S.R. 87 interchange and the Okaloosa County line from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday, Sept. 19 through Friday, Sept. 23 as crews perform construction activities.  Motorists are reminded the speed limit is reduced to 60 MPH within the lane closure.

All activities are weather dependent and may be delayed or re-scheduled in the event of inclement weather. Drivers 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.

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