FDOT: Weekly Traffic Alerts

June 11, 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- Drivers will encounter the following traffic impacts on I-10 near the U.S. 29 interchange (Exits 10A and 10B)  from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday, June 11 through Thursday, June 15 as crews perform paving, guardrail, and shoulder work.

o   Alternating lane closures on I-10 eastbound.

o   The U.S. 29 north to I-10 westbound ramp will be closed. Traffic will be detoured north to make a U-turn at Broad Street to access I-10 westbound.

o   The U.S. 29 south to I-10 eastbound ramp will be closed. Traffic will be detoured south to make a U-turn at Diamond Dairy Road to access I-10 eastbound.

·        Pensacola Bay Bridge Replacement- Test pile driving for the new bridge has begun.  While there are no direct traffic impacts, persons nearby may detect noise and the possibility of vibration.  Pile driving work is scheduled during daytime hours, seven-days-a-week.

·        I-10 Widening from Davis Highway (State Road (S.R.) 291) to the Escambia Bay Bridge- Drivers will encounter the following traffic impacts from 7 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. Monday, June 12 through Friday, June 16 as crews paint barrier wall and perform paving work.

o   Intermittent lane closures eastbound and westbound I-10 between Davis Highway (Exit 13) and the approach to Escambia Bay Bridge.

o   Alternating lane closures on Scenic Highway (U.S. 90) between Whisper Way and Northpointe Parkway.

·        Nine Mile Road Widening from Beulah Road to Pine Forest Road– Salt Grass Drive will be closed from 5 a.m. Monday, June 12 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 13 as crews relocate utilities. Drivers will need to use Foxtail Loop to access Nine Mile Road during this time.

·           Creighton 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. continues as crews perform sidewalk repairs and Americans with Disabilities Act upgrades.

·           W. Fairfield Drive (S.R. 295) near W. Texar Drive Underground Utility Work- Eastbound, right lane closed from 8 p.m. Monday, June 12 to 5 a.m. Tuesday, June 13 as crews perform underground utility work.

·           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).

·           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 on I-10 from the Escambia Bay Bridge to just east of S.R. 281 (Avalon Boulevard/Exit 22) from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday, June 11 through Thursday, June 15 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. Sunday, June 11 through Thursday, June 15 as crews perform paving operations, striping, and sodding. Motorists are reminded the speed limit is reduced to 60 MPH within the lane closure.

·        Pensacola Bay Bridge Replacement- Intermittent east and westbound, right lane closure on the Gulf Breeze approaches to the bridge from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday, June 12 through Saturday, June 17.  On Tuesday, June 13 the lane restriction will take place from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m.  Crews will be demolishing existing curb, clearing and grubbing in the state owned right-of-way, and placing temporary pavement.  Test pile driving for the new bridge has begun. While there are no direct traffic impacts, persons nearby may detect noise and the possibility of vibration.  Pile driving work is scheduled during daytime hours, seven-days-a-week.

· S.R. 87 Multilane from Eglin AFT Boundary to Hickory Hammock Road-(County Road 184) -Traffic between County Road 184 (Hickory Hammock Road) and the Eglin AFB boundary is restricted to loads under 11-feet wide. The restriction will be in place through the completion of the project.

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.

Comments

2 Responses to “FDOT: Weekly Traffic Alerts”

  1. Dave S on June 12th, 2017 6:24 am

    What are they doing to HWY 90 by Beulah Elementary school? Signs say construction begins on the 15th.

  2. sniper on June 11th, 2017 3:01 pm

    All of Olive road. 24/7/365





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