County Road 97A Bridge Nearing Completion (With Aerial Photos)

March 13, 2018

Construction is nearing completion on a $3 million bridge replacement project on County Road 97A over Boggy Creek near Enon in Escambia County.  The new modem bridge features 12-foot travel lanes, eight foot shoulders, a solid concrete barrier railing and new bridge approaches.

The bridge being replaced was constructed in 1969.

Traffic will transition to the new bridge about noon Wednesday. Motorists may encounter minor delays as crews make final preparations to switch traffic Once traffic has been moved, crews will begin disassembling the temporary bridge and completing miscellaneous work items.  The entire project is anticipated to be complete around the end of April, weather permitting.  Work started in January 2017.

Editor’s note: This story originally stated that the project was set for competition by March 24 based upon erroneous information provided by the Florida Department of Transportation. The story has been updated with correct information.

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