FDOT: Weekly Traffic Alerts

December 10, 2017

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:

  • State Road (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. Sunday, Dec. 10 through Saturday, Dec. 16 continue as crews perform milling and paving operations, curb replacement, sidewalk repairs, and Americans with Disabilities Act upgrades. The new traffic signal at Creighton Road and Lanier Drive will be activated on Tuesday, December 12 at approximately 10 a.m. Drivers are advised to use caution when approaching the newly signalized intersection.
  • Interstate 10 (I-10) / U.S. 29 Interchange Improvements Phase I – - The following traffic impacts are planned on I-10 and U.S. 29 near the interchange (Exits 10A and 10B) from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 10 through Thursday, Dec. 14:
    • Alternating lane closures on I-10 east and westbound and U.S. 29 north and southbound.
    • The U.S. 29 on-ramps to I-10 eastbound will be intermittently closed. Traffic will be detoured on U.S. 29 to access I-10 eastbound.
    • The exit ramp from I-10 westbound to U.S. 29 south (Exit 10A) will be intermittently closed. Traffic will be detoured to U.S. 29 north (Exit 10B).
    • Alternating lane closures on the I-10 westbound exit ramp to U.S. 29 north (Exit 10B).
  • I-10 Widening from Davis Highway to the Escambia Bay Bridge – Alternating lane closures on Scenic Highway northbound, between Whisper Way and the Scenic Highway overpass, from 7 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. the week of Monday, Dec. 11 as crews install guardrail.
  • U.S. 29 Widening from I-10 to Nine Mile Road – Drivers traveling U.S. 29 between I-10 and 9 1/2 Mile Road may experience alternating lane closures from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday, Dec. 11 through Saturday, Dec. 16 as crews perform drainage operations.
  • S.R. 4 over Wilson Branch Creek and East Relief Routine Bridge Maintenance- Eastbound traffic on S.R. 4 can expect lane restrictions to occur from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12 as crews perform a routine inspection on the bridges located over Wilson Branch Creek, 2.7 miles east of U.S. 29 and East Relief, three miles east of U.S. 29.
  • Nine Mile Road (S.R. 10/U.S. 90A) Widening from Pine Forest Road to U.S. 29- Alternating lane closures continue on Untrainer Avenue as crews perform jack and bore operations.
  • S.R. 4 over Escambia River Bridge Routine Bridge Inspection- Traffic on State Road 4, will be reduced to one lane, 1/2 mile east of U.S. 29, over the Escambia River from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13 as crews perform a routine bridge inspection.

Santa Rosa County:

  • I-10 Widening from Escambia Bay Bridge to Avalon Boulevard (S.R. 281/Exit 22) - Alternating lane closures on I-10, from the Escambia Bay Bridge to east of S.R. 281 (Avalon Boulevard/Exit 22), from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 10 through Friday, Dec. 15 as crews work to widen the roadway. In addition, alternating lane closures on Avalon Boulevard, near the I-10 interchange, as crews reconstruct the overpass.
  • U.S. 90 Roadway Testing over Simpson River- Beginning Monday, Dec. 11 and continuing through Thursday, Dec. 21 east and westbound traffic over Simpson River can expect intermittent lane restrictions from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday through Thursday as crews perform roadway testing.
  • S.R. 87 Pipe Maintenance from Laredo Street to Nevada Street- Drivers can expect intermittent lane restrictions from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday, Dec. 11 through Thursday, Dec. 14 as crews continue to seal and line existing pipes.
  • 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 is restricted to loads less than 11-feet wide. The restriction will be in place until the project is complete.

All activities are weather dependent and may be delayed or re-scheduled in the event of inclement weather. Drivers are reminded to use caution, especially at night, when traveling through a work zone and to watch for construction workers and equipment entering and exiting the roadway.


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