FDOT: Weekly Traffic Alerts

May 30, 2017

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

Escambia County:

·         Interstate 10 (I-10)/U.S. 29 Interchange Improvements Phase I- Alternating lane closures on I-10 eastbound near the U.S. 29 interchange (Exits 10A and 10B) from 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 30 to 6 a.m. Wednesday, May 31 as crews perform paving work.

In addition, the U.S. 29 north to I-10 westbound ramp will be closed from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Tuesday, May 30 through Thursday, June 1 as crews perform shoulder work. Traffic will be detoured north to make a U-turn at Broad Street to access I-10 westbound.

·            I-10 Widening from Davis Highway (S.R. 291) to the Escambia Bay Bridge- Alternating lane closures on Scenic Highway (U.S. 90), between Whisper Way and Northpointe Parkway, from 7 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 30 through Thursday, June 1 as crews perform paving work.

·            Creighton Road (State Road (S.R.) 742) Construction Improvement Project from east of Davis Highway to Scenic Highway – Intermittent and alternating lane closures between 9th Avenue and Scenic Highway from 8:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. beginning Tuesday, May 30 as crews begin sidewalk repairs and Americans with Disabilities Act upgrades.

·            S.R. 4 Routine Bridge Inspection over West Coldwater Creek- Alternating lane restrictions, 3.3 miles east of S.R. 89, from 8 p.m. Monday, May 30 to 5 a.m. Tuesday, May 31 as crews perform a routine bridge inspection.

·            S.R. 30 (U.S. 98) Pensacola Bay Bridge Replacement – The eastbound, right lane will be closed from 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 31 until 5 a.m. Thursday, June 1 as tankers deliver fuel to barges being used in the construction of the new bridge.

·            Road Ranger Service Patrol on the Pensacola Bay Bridge – Service patrol vehicles will be stationed on each of the bridges between 5 a.m. and 8 p.m., Monday through Friday, and between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m. on weekends and major holidays. At other times, at least one unit will be on-call and available to respond within 30 minutes.  Road Ranger assistance on the Pensacola Bay Bridge will be available by dialing the Florida Highway Patrol at *FHP (*347).

·            Bayou Boulevard (S.R. 296) Resurfacing from Basiden Road to U.S. 90- Traffic shift and low barrier wall in place between Lakeview Drive and Conway Drive as crews continue working on drainage improvements.  The traffic shift will be in place through the end of May.

·            U.S. 29 (S.R. 95) Widening from I-10 to Nine Mile Road- Alternating lane closures continue from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. on U.S. 29 between I-10 and 9 1/2 Mile Road and on Nine Mile Road near the U.S. 29/ Nine Mile Road overpass as crews perform drainage and bridge operations.

·         Nine Mile Road (S.R. 10/U.S. 90A) Widening from Pine Forest Road to U.S. 29- Alternating lane closures continue on Untreiner Avenue as crews perform jack and bore operations.

Santa Rosa County

·         I-10 Widening from Escambia Bay Bridge to Avalon Boulevard (S.R. 281) – Alternating lane closures from the Escambia Bay Bridge to just east of S.R. 281 (Avalon Boulevard/Exit 22), from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Tuesday, May 30 through Thursday, June 1 as crews continue widening work. In addition, alternating lane closures on Avalon Boulevard near the I-10 interchange during this time as crews reconstruct the Avalon Boulevard overpass.

· I-10 Resurfacing from east of S.R. 87 to the Okaloosa County Line- Intermittent and alternating closures between the S.R. 87 interchange (Exit 31) and the Okaloosa County line from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Tuesday, May 30 through Thursday, June 1  as crews perform paving operations.   Motorists are reminded the speed limit is reduced to 60 MPH within the lane closure.

·         Gulf Breeze Parkway (U.S. 98) Underground Utility Work at Woodlawn Way- The westbound, left turn lane at Woodlawn Way will be closed from 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 30 to 5 a.m. Wednesday, May 31 as crews perform underground utility work.

Drivers are reminded to use caution, especially at night, when traveling through the construction zone, and to pay attention for workers and equipment entering and exiting the work area.  All activities are weather dependent and may be delayed or rescheduled in the event of inclement weather.

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