Barrineau Park Road To Close For Jacks Branch Bridge Replacement

January 11, 2018

Construction activities are scheduled to begin the week of January 22, 2018 on Barrineau Park Road (Hwy. 196) over Jacks Branch in Escambia County.  Crews will remove and replace the bridge over Jacks Branch, add new guardrail, and reconstruct the approach slabs.

Barrineau Park Road will be closed and traffic detoured via Highway 29, Molino Road (Hwy. 182), and  Highway  95A.  The $1.97 million project is anticipated to be completed in the fall of 2018.

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12 Responses to “Barrineau Park Road To Close For Jacks Branch Bridge Replacement”

  1. Justice on January 13th, 2018 8:17 am

    This is ridiculous!!!. Another road closure and project that will not be finished for a year again …. just like Molino Road Bridge was started and then left . This county has enough road projects that need to be completed. We do not need to cause a lot morer inconvenience for the Molino residents!! Thanks County Commissioners….. can’t you do something about this??

  2. Bonnie Exner on January 11th, 2018 6:17 pm

    PLEASE,PLEASE, PLEASE don’t do what they did to MOLINO RD Panazula Creek bridge crossing..thete were months on end where there was NO CONSTRUCTION WORK AT ALL.

  3. Burnie Silcox on January 11th, 2018 5:14 pm

    May you be Blessed…cause we here on Sunshine Hill Rd. Hell for 11.5 months to build a 22 ft. Bridge,!8 whellers, dump trucks,off road racers Loud mufflers day & night.Sound like a paperwood truck with the muffler nocked off.Thank God Sunshine Hill Race Way is closed.I have a pair of ear-plugs for sale……..

  4. barrineau.resident on January 11th, 2018 3:32 pm

    Looks like another $250,000 job contractors and others involved must need a new mansion

  5. David Huie Green on January 11th, 2018 11:10 am

    (Note: Jacks Branch is not Jacks Branch Road.)

  6. David Huie Green on January 11th, 2018 10:54 am

    “Won’t this closure be only on the east side of Barrineau Park Road?”

    YUP, east of 29 and Molino Meadows, west of 95A.

    David for better roads

  7. Grand Locust on January 11th, 2018 9:57 am

    Well this is great. America investing in our infrastructure. The only hesitation is that these are the same folks who brought guardrails onto the bridge decks narrowing the roads and wondering why people were crashing into each other, This bridge is suppose to be completed in fall of 2018 and based on the comments, folks do not have a bit of confidence in these folks, and I only hope they pour continuous concrete bridge railings allowing for no obstructions on the bridge deck, but my fear is that same people will put a taco bell on the bridge and then answer criticism from the public by saying……”what… do not like tacos?”

  8. Zac on January 11th, 2018 9:10 am

    This is ridiculous!!! There’s enough road construction going on around here. How about finish muscoggee before they make another detour that requires people to drive 20 mins out of the way to get to work for 8 months. I swear there is nobody in the road department with any common sense.

  9. barrineau.resident on January 11th, 2018 8:35 am

    Another 2 months job taking a year-and-a-half there goes your tax dollars again

  10. 429SCJ on January 11th, 2018 8:25 am

    I remember when I was in High School, dragging a potato sack in each hand, five one gallon milk jugs in each sack, through the woods uphill from Jack’s Branch.

    Amen Frankie.

  11. EMD on January 11th, 2018 8:19 am

    Won’t this closure be only on the east side of Barrineau Park Road? Can we still drive on it between Hwy 29 and 112?

  12. Frankie Lewis on January 11th, 2018 7:47 am

    It will not be completed by fall of 2018 I garuntee that

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