FDOT: Weekly Traffic Alerts

May 14, 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:

·         State Road (S.R.) 742 (Creighton Road) Construction Improvement Project from east of Davis Highway (S.R. 291) to Scenic Highway (U.S. 90)- Alternating and intermittent lane closures on Creighton Road between Davis Highway and 9th Avenue and on 9th Avenue at the intersection of Creighton Road from 8:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. Sunday, May 13 through Saturday, May 19 as crews perform milling, paving, sidewalk and curb replacement.

  • 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, May 13 through Saturday, May 19 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.
  • U.S. 29 Resurfacing between U.S. 90 and Muscogee Road - Alternating lane closures on U.S. 29 north and southbound, from Muscogee Road to West 9 ½ Mile Road, from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday, May 13 through Thursday, May17 as crews pave the roadway.

·         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 10) from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday, May 13 through Thursday, May 17:

    • 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.
    • Alternating lane closures on the I-10 westbound exit ramp to U.S. 29 north and south (Exit 10).

·         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, May 13 through Thursday, May 17 as crews perform construction activities. Lillian Highway (U.S. 98) Resurfacing Project- Construction activities are underway on the U.S. 98 (Lillian Highway) resurfacing project.  Any work which will require lane restrictions will take place from 8 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. Sunday, May 13 through Thursday, May 17.

·         U.S. 98 Routine Maintenance over Bayou Chico- East and westbound traffic will encounter lane restrictions from 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 15 to 5 a.m. Wednesday, May 16 as crews replace lights and remove debris on the bridge.

·         S.R. 97 Bridge Replacement Project over Sandy Hollow Creek- Crews will transition traffic from the existing bridge to a temporary detour structure Tuesday, May 15.  Motorist can expect intermittent on-lane traffic throughout the day as workers make final preparations to shift traffic.  Once traffic has been moved to the new configuration, replacement of the 1940 bridge will begin. The project is anticipated to be complete fall 2018.

·         Mobile Highway at Beulah Road Intersection Project- Work to improve the intersection of State Road 10A (Mobile Highway) at Beulah Road in Escambia County is scheduled to begin the week of Monday, May 21. To help minimize traffic impacts, much of the construction work will take place behind a low-profile concrete barrier wall. No lane closures will be allowed Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. or 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.  In addition, no lane closures will be scheduled during special school events.

Santa Rosa County:

  • 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, May 13 through Thursday, May 17 as crews perform construction activities.

·         S.R. 87 Multilane from Eglin AFB boundary to Hickory Hammock Road – Intermittent lane closures on S.R. 87 north and southbound, between Eglin Air Force Base boundary and two miles south of the Yellow River, from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday, May 14 through Thursday, May 17 as crew perform paving operations. Additionally, traffic between C.R. 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.

Comments

2 Responses to “FDOT: Weekly Traffic Alerts”

  1. Paul A. Szalai on May 14th, 2018 11:58 pm

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    The old bridges will be removed. By the project end the new bridge will be wide enough to carry 6 lanes of traffic, plus shoulders.

  2. p on May 14th, 2018 3:07 pm

    Can anyone explain why the new 29 bridge over 9 mile rd. is higher than the existing bridges? Can’t imagine just how that is going to work around here.





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