Sandy Hollow Road Closed For Bridge Replacement

May 11, 2017

Sandy Hollow Road at Sandy Hollow Creek near Walnut Hill will be closed for a bridge replacement through September.

The new, modern concrete structure will have 10-foot travel lanes, two-foot shoulders and a solid concrete barrier railing. Additionally, bridge approaches will be replaced, drainage upgraded, and guardrail replaced.

Construction is estimated to take six months, weather and schedule permitting.. A four-mile detour will be in place, using Gobbler Road, Highway 97 and Highway 4.

The bridge is being replaced by a contractor for the Florida Department of Transportation and then maintained in the future by Escambia County.

The estimated budget for the project is $740,057. The current bridge was constructed in 1959.

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