Escambia County Makes Safety Improvements On State Line Road

September 24, 2018

Escambia County has made safety improvements on State Line Road in Century.

Rows of reflectors were added in addition to rumble strips to warn drivers as they approach a 90-degree curve adjacent to the Highway 29 overpass into Alabama. The curve has been the location of several accidents over the past several years.

Pictured top: A July accident on State Line Road in Century after a driver failed to negotiate a 90-degree curve and struck a utility pole. Pictured below: Escambia County has added rumble strips as drivers approach the curve. photos, click to enlarge.


4 Responses to “Escambia County Makes Safety Improvements On State Line Road”

  1. BG on September 25th, 2018 12:22 am

    Or take there cell phone away

  2. Feed Up on September 24th, 2018 8:52 pm

    This section of road has not changed in about 4 decades but now we need safety improvements to help people avoid driving into the side of the overpass. I am all for improving road safety. But lets address the real problems like driving under the influence of alcohol, crack, medications, maryjane, and the greatest distraction of all the CELL PHONES that folks just can not put down while driving !!!!!

  3. new to Century on September 24th, 2018 12:07 pm

    The rumble strips work ok when you are going toward Hwy 29 on State Line Road…even though “humps” might work better. My problem is as I approach the 90 degree curve the folks coming from Hwy 29 on State Line Road are already going so fast they cross over into my lane. Maybe rumble strips in both directions would be better.

  4. Sam on September 24th, 2018 6:50 am

    Nice try it may help some. Now if we could figure out how to sober up the rest of them.

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