FDOT: Weekly Traffic Alerts

November 1, 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. 98 – Pensacola Bay Bridge- Intermittent and alternating lane closures near the Pensacola Bay Bridge on U.S. 98, Gregory Street, Bayfront Parkway and 17th Avenue (south of the railroad bridge) from 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28 until 5 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29 as crews take asphalt pavement core samples.
  • Interstate 10 (I-10) Widening from Davis Highway to the Escambia Bay Bridge- Alternating westbound lane closures between Davis Highway (State Road (S.R.) 291/Exit 13) and Scenic Highway (U.S. 90/Exit 17) from 7 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. the week of Sunday, Oct. 30 as crews perform paving work.
  • Nine Mile Road (S.R. 10/U.S. 90A) Widening from Beulah Road to Pine Forest Road- Drivers will encounter the following impacts on Salt Grass Drive and at the Navy Federal Credit Union entrances the week of Sunday, Oct. 30 as crews relocate utilities in preparation for roadway widening. Traffic flaggers will be on site to safely direct drivers through the work zone. Drivers will be provided access at all times.
    • Traffic reduced to one lane on Navy Federal Way from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30.
    • Traffic reduced to one lane on Heritage Oaks Drive (Navy Federal Credit Union west entrance) from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1.
    • Traffic reduced to one lane on Salt Grass Drive (Nature Trail subdivision east entrance) from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2.
    • Traffic reduced to one lane on Heritage Oaks Boulevard (Navy Federal east entrance) from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Friday, Nov. 4.
  • I-10/ U.S. 29 Interchange Improvements Phase 1- Drivers will encounter the following traffic impacts on I-10 near U.S. 29 the week of Monday, Oct. 31:
    • The U.S. 29 south to I-10 eastbound ramp will be closed Monday, Oct. 31 from 3 a.m. to 6 a.m. as crews repair barrier wall. Traffic will be detoured south to make a U-turn at Diamond Dairy Road to access I-10 eastbound. The inside lane of I-10 eastbound will also be closed during this time.
    • The U.S. 29 north to I-10 westbound ramp will be closed from 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3 to 6 a.m. Friday, Nov. 4 as crews set beams for the new I-10 eastbound bridge. Traffic will be detoured north to make a U-turn at Broad Street to access I-10 westbound.
  • U.S. 29 (S.R. 95) Widening from I-10 to 9 Mile Road- Alternating lane closures on U.S. 29 and Nine Mile Road near the U.S. 29/Nine Mile Road overpass from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. through Thursday, Nov. 3 as workers construct detours to accommodate the construction of the new bridge.
  • S.R. 292 (Perdido Key Drive) Resurfacing from Alabama State Line to ICWW Bridge- Intermittent and alternating daytime lane closures will continue Monday, Oct. 31 through Friday, Nov. 4 as crews perform shoulder reconstruction work.  Traffic flaggers will be on site to assist with traffic control.
  • I-110 Routine Maintenance- Intermittent northbound lane closures between Airport Road and the Creighton Road Overpass from 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1 to 5 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2 as crews perform routine bridge maintenance work.
  • 9 Mile Road (S.R. 10/U.S. 90A) Widening from Pine Forest to U.S. 29- East and westbound near Untreiner Avenue will encounter a traffic shift beginning at 9 a.m. Monday, Oct. 31 as workers replace the raised median with asphalt to accommodate future traffic pattern changes.
  • Fairfield Drive (S.R. 727/295) Resurfacing from Mobile Highway to North Pace Boulevard- Outside lane closures on Fairfield Drive between Mobile Highway and North Pace Boulevard between 8:30 p.m. and 6:30 a.m. from Tuesday, Nov. 1 through Sunday, Nov. 6 as crews perform paving operations.
  • I-10 at Avalon Boulevard (S.R. 281/ Exit 22)- Eastbound lane closure just east of the Escambia Bay Bridge from 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1 to 5 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2 as crews clean up a fuel spill from a previous accident.
  • Bluff Springs Road over Pritchett Mill Creek Bridge Replacement- The road will be closed the week of Monday, Oct. 31 as crews begin construction of a new bridge.  Project is anticipated to be complete spring 2017.

Santa Rosa County:

  • U.S. 98 – Pensacola Bay Bridge- Intermittent and alternating lane closures in Gulf Breeze near the Pensacola Bay Bridge on U.S. 98 from 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28 to 5 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29 as crews take asphalt pavement core samples. Additional samples will be taken from the parking lots of the Wayside Park adjacent to the bridge.
  • I-10 Widening from Escambia Bay Bridge to Avalon Boulevard- Alternating lane closures, between the Escambia Bay Bridge and Avalon Boulevard (Exit 22), from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 30 through Thursday, Nov. 3 as crews continue widening work.
    • In addition, the eastbound off-ramp at S.R. 281 (Avalon Boulevard/Exit 22) is closed to overweight or oversized trucks. The restriction for specially permitted trucks with loads more than 12-feet wide will continue until early 2017. All other ramps at Avalon Boulevard will not be restricted. The ramp restrictions are related to construction work underway on
      I-10 eastbound.
  • U.S. 98 at Hoffman Drive in Gulf Breeze Median Safety Improvements- Work will begin the week of Monday, Oct. 31.  Motorists can expect a traffic shift in the work zone and intermittent lane restrictions. There will be no lane closures allowed between the hours of 5:30 a.m. and 8 p.m.
  • S.R. 87 Widening from two miles south of the Yellow River to Hickory Hammock Road- Alternating lane closures, from two miles south of the Yellow River Bridge to Hickory Hammock Road (County Road 184), from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. the week of Monday, Oct. 31 as crews perform paving and striping work. The Yellow River beneath the S.R. 87 bridge will be temporarily closed Friday, Nov. 4 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. as crews mobilize equipment for construction of the new northbound bridge across the Yellow River.  Boaters are advised to avoid this area.  Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWCC) officers in marked vessels will be immediately upstream and downstream of the Yellow River Bridge to notify boaters of the closure.

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 in a work zone and to watch for construction workers and equipment entering and exiting the roadway.

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