Speed Limit Lowered, Lane Closures Planned On Highway 29 Near Cantonment

February 20, 2018

The speed limit on Highway 29 has been lowered to 45 mph or less¬† on a portion of Highway 29 from Gonzalez to Cantonment — between North Tate School Road and the paper mill.¬† The speed reduction is due to construction.

“The speed limit reduction is in relation to the resurfacing project currently underway on U.S. 29,” Tanya Branton, public information specialist for the Florida Department of Transportation, said. “It is not permanent.”

Through Saturday, motorists can expect alternating lane closures on Highway 29 north and southbound from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. from West 9 1/2 Mile Road to Muscogee Road as crews pave the roadway.

“Motorists are to be reminded that speeding fines do double in construction zones when workers are present,” Branton added.

Pictured: Highway 29 and Old Chemstrand Road. NorthEscambia.com file photo.


One Response to “Speed Limit Lowered, Lane Closures Planned On Highway 29 Near Cantonment”

  1. Amber on February 20th, 2018 7:36 pm

    Why is it not possible to complete ONE section of a road before working on another!? It takes me over an hour to get from cantonment to pensacola because of all of this construction!

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