FDOT: Weekly Traffic Alerts

October 23, 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 and U.S. 29 near the interchange (Exits 10A and 10B) from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 22 through Thursday, Oct. 26 as crews perform construction activities:

    • Alternating lane closures east and westbound I-10 and north and southbound U.S. 29.
    • Intermittent closure of the U.S. 29 south to I-10 eastbound ramp and the U.S. 29 north to I-10 eastbound ramp. Traffic will be detoured on U.S. 29 to access I-10 eastbound.
    • Intermittent closure of the I-10 westbound to U.S. 29 south ramp (Exit 10A). Traffic will be detoured to Exit 10B.
    • Alternating lane closures on the I-10 westbound to U.S. 29 north ramp (Exit 10B).

·                     I-10 Widening from Davis Highway to the Escambia Bay Bridge-Drivers will encounter alternating east and westbound lane closures between Davis Highway (Exit 13) and Scenic Highway (Exit 17) and on Scenic Highway near the I-10 interchange from 7 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 22 through Thursday, Oct. 26 as crews perform construction activities.

·                     U.S. 29 Widening from I-10 to Nine Mile Road- Drivers traveling U.S. 29 and Nine Mile Road will encounter traffic pattern changes from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. as follows:

      • Nine Mile Road at the U.S. 29 overpass: Nightly eastbound traffic shift onto the westbound inside travel lane continue as crews prepare the area for construction of the support column for the new center bridge deck.
      • U.S. 29 between I-10 and 9 1/2 Mile Road: Drivers may experience alternating lane closures as crews perform drainage operations.

·                     S.R. 742 (Creighton Road) Construction Improvement Project from east of Davis Highway to Scenic Highway– Intermittent and alternating lane closures between Davis Highway and Scenic Highway from 8:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. continue as crews perform milling and paving operations, curb replacement, sidewalk repairs, and Americans with Disabilities Act upgrades.

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

·                     U.S. 98 (S.R. 30) Pensacola Bay Bridge Replacement – Alternating east and westbound lane closures on Bayfront Parkway between 14th Avenue and the bridge from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 23 through Saturday, Oct. 28 as crews install barrier wall and perform temporary signalization and striping work. On Tuesday, Oct. 24, westbound lane restrictions will be in effect from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m.

·                     I-10 at W Nine Mile Road Utility Work Pacing Operations- Utility crews will perform work on the Navy Federal Reconductor project over I-10 at Nine Mile Road Thursday, Oct. 26.  Motorists may encounter minor delays from 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26 to 1 a.m. Friday, Oct. 27 as law enforcement assist with two 15-minute traffic pacing operations.

Santa Rosa County

·                  I-10 Widening from Escambia Bay Bridge to Avalon Boulevard (Exit 22) – Widening efforts on I-10 and reconstruction of the Avalon Boulevard overpass continues.   Alternating I-10 lane closures will be in effect from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 22 through Friday Oct. 27.  Drivers can also expect lane restrictions on Avalon Boulevard, near the I-10 interchange.

·                  S.R. 87 Multilane from Eglin AFB Boundary to Hickory Hammock Road Traffic between County Road 184 (Hickory Hammock Road) and the Eglin AFB boundary will remain restricted to loads less than 11-feet wide through completion of the project in late 2018.

·                  U.S. 98 Turn Lane Closure at Panhandle Trail in Navarre- The eastbound, left and westbound, right turn lanes at Panhandle Trail will be closed from 6 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24 through 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27.  This is in association with the temporary closure of Panhandle Trail to perform 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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