FDOT: This Week’s Trouble Spots On State Roads

July 16, 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 Widening from Interstate 10 (I-10) to U.S. 90 (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, July 15 through Saturday, July 21.
    • 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: Alternating lane closures as crews continue drainage and paving operations. U.S. 29 lane restrictions are Monday through Saturday.
    • Northbound traffic has been shifted onto the newly constructed bridge section as demolition efforts continue.
  • U.S. 29 Resurfacing between U.S. 90 and Muscogee Road – Paving operations continue between Muscogee Road and West 9 ½ Mile Road. Lane closures will be in effect from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday, July 15 through Thursday, July 19.
  • 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, July 15 through Thursday, July 19.
    • 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 Pensacola Bay Bridge Replacement – Alternating lane closures on U.S. 98 east and westbound between 14th Avenue in Pensacola and Bay Bridge Drive in Gulf Breeze from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday, July 15 through Thursday, July 19 as crews perform construction activities.
  • Airport Boulevard from S.R. 291 (Davis Highway) to S.R. 289 (9th Avenue) – Intermittent lane closures between Davis Highway and 9th Avenue from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday, July 15 through Thursday, July 19 as crews perform construction activities.
  • S.R. 10A (Scenic Highway) Underground Utility Operations for Addison Drive – The northbound, left turn lane will be closed from 8 p.m. Monday, July 16 to 5 a.m. Tuesday, July 17 as crews relocate underground utilities.
  • S.R. 10/U.S. 90A (Nine Mile Road) Widening from Pine Forest Road to U.S. 29– Waring Road will be closed at Nine Mile Road from 7 a.m. Tuesday, July 17 through 5 p.m. Friday, July 20 to place drainage pipes across the roadway.  Motorists are encouraged to seek alternative routes. Detour signs and variable message boards are in place to alert drivers of the temporary road closure and detour routes.

Santa Rosa County:

  • U.S. 90 Bridge Rehabilitation/Repair over White River - The westbound lane from west of Woodbine Road to just past the White River Bridge will be restricted to one lane from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Friday, July 13 and Saturday, July 14.
  • 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 (Avalon Boulevard/Exit 22), from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday, July 15 through Friday, July 20 as crews work to widen the roadway. In addition, alternating lane closures on Avalon Boulevard, near the I-10 interchange, will also be encountered as crews reconstruct the travel lanes.
  • U.S. 98 Pensacola Bay Bridge Replacement – Alternating lane closures between 14th Avenue in Pensacola and Bay Bridge Drive in Gulf Breeze, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday, July 15 through Sunday, July 19 as crews perform construction activities.
  • S.R. 87 Multilane from Eglin AFB boundary to Hickory Hammock Road – The following construction-related traffic impacts are planned S.R. 87 the week of Monday, July 16:
    • North and southbound traffic on S.R. 87 south of the Yellow River bridge will be shifted to the newly constructed northbound lanes. Crews will work to reconstruct the southbound travel lanes.
    • Intermittent lane shifts on S.R. 87 north and southbound, between the Eglin Air Force Base boundary and two miles south of the Yellow River, for paving work.
    • Traffic between County Road 184 (Hickory Hammock Road) and the Eglin AFB boundary will continue to be restricted to loads less than 11-feet wide. The restriction will be in place until the project is completed
  • S.R. 87 Landscape between U.S. 98 and River Road – Drivers can expect intermittent turn lane restrictions between U.S. 98 and River Road 9 a.m. through 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday as crews install landscape and irrigation.

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