FDOT: Weekly Traffic Alerts

March 18, 2018

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:

  • U.S. 29 Resurfacing between U.S. 90 and Muscogee Road – Alternating and intermittent lane closures on U.S. 29, from Muscogee Road to West 9 ½ Mile Road, from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Friday, March 16 and Saturday, March 17 as crews pave the roadway.
  • 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, March 18 through Saturday, March 24 continue as crews perform milling, paving, sidewalk and curb replacement.
  • U.S. 98 Pensacola Bay Bridge Replacement – Alternating east and westbound lane closures between 14th Avenue in Pensacola and Bay Bridge Drive in Gulf Breeze, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday, March 18 through Sunday, March 25 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. Sunday, March 18 through Saturday, March 24 as follows:
    • Nine Mile Road at the U.S. 29 overpass: North and southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction. Alternating traffic shifts will direct all traffic onto the westbound or eastbound lanes as crews continue construction of the new center bridge deck. Nine Mile Road lane restrictions are Sunday through Friday
    • U.S. 29 between I-10 and 9 1/2 Mile Road: Drivers may experience alternating lane closures as crews continue drainage and paving operations. U.S. 29 lane restrictions are Monday through Saturday.
  • S.R. 95 Underground Utility Work Between Salter’s Lake Road and S.R. 4 in Century- The northbound, outside lane between Salter’s Lake Road and S.R. 4 will be closed from 5 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday, March 19 through Monday, April 23 as crews perform underground utility work.
  • S.R. 750 (Airport Boulevard) Resurfacing) from Davis Highway to 9th Avenue- Activities are scheduled to begin the week of Monday, March 19. Drivers can expect intermittent lane restrictions, however, work requiring lane closures will take place at night between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m.  There will be temporary sidewalk closures during removal, replacement, and new construction.  Pedestrians will have sidewalk access on at least one side of the roadway at all times.
  • Interstate 10 (I-10) / U.S. 29 Interchange Improvements Phase I- The I-10 westbound outside (right) travel lane near the railroad overpass remains closed to traffic as crews complete drilled shaft operations for overhead sign installation.

Santa Rosa County:

  • U.S. 98 (S.R. 30) Pensacola Bay Bridge Replacement – Alternating east and westbound lane closures between 14th Avenue in Pensacola and Bay Bridge Drive in Gulf Breeze from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday, March 18 through Sunday, March 25 as crews perform construction activities.
  • 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 from    8 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 18 and Monday, March 19 as crews perform asphalt repair operations.
  • U.S. 90 Safety Project at West Florida Baptist Academy- Activities are scheduled to begin in April to construct an eastbound, left turn lane in front of West Florida Baptist Academy in Milton.  Drives can expect intermittent lane restrictions, however, there will be no lane closures between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m.
  • 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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