FDOT Weekly Traffic Alerts – This Week’s State Road Slowdowns

January 7, 2019

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:

  • ·         Crary Road Bridge Replacement - Crary Road is closed between Tedder Road and Byrneville Road as crews construct a bridge culvert.  Motorists will be detoured via County Road (C.R.) 4 and Byrneville Road.
  • ·         Bratt Road Bridge Replacement over Canoe Creek - Bratt Road will continue to be closed near Canoe Creek. Drivers on Bratt Road, west of the bridge, will be detoured to Pine Barren Road and C.R. 4.  Drivers east of the bridge will be detoured east on Bratt Road.
  • ·         U.S. 98 (East Chase Street) Resurfacing from North Palafox Street to Bayfront Parkway – There will be paving operations from North Palafox Street to Tarragona Street from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. the week of Sunday, Jan. 6. 
  • ·         U.S. 98 (Lillian Highway) Resurfacing from the Perdido Bay Bridge to Dog Track Road– Paving operations continue from the Perdido Bay Bridge to Dog Track Road. Lane closures will be in effect from 8 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 6 through Sunday, Jan. 13.
  • ·         U.S. 98 Pensacola Bay Bridge Replacement – There will be east and westbound intermittent lane restrictions on the Pensacola Bay Bridge, Monday, Jan. 7 from 11 p.m. to midnight as crews adjust and relocate overhead signs for the bridge’s wrong way detection system. In addition, bridge construction work will require the following lane closures from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 6 through Sunday, Jan. 13.
  • ·         U.S. 29 Widening from Interstate 10 (I-10) to U.S. 90 (Nine Mile Road) – The following traffic impacts will occur Sunday, Jan. 6 through Saturday, Jan. 12. Work requiring lane restrictions will take place from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  • ·         I-10 from Exit 5 to Exit 17- Drivers traveling I-10 from Exit 5 (U.S. 90 Alternate) to Exit 17 (U.S. 90/Scenic Highway) will encounter alternating and intermittent, east and westbound lane restrictions from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 6 through Thursday, Jan. 10 as crews repair lighting.
  • ·         State Road (S.R.) 750 (Airport Boulevard) at I-110 (S.R. 8A)- There will be alternating and intermittent east and westbound lane restrictions at I-110 from 8 p.m. to midnight Sunday, Jan. 6 as crews repair lighting.
  • ·         I-110 (S.R. 8A) from Exit 1A to Exit 6- Motorists will encounter alternating and intermittent north and southbound lane restriction from Exit 1A (Gregory Street) to Exit 6 (I-10 to Davis Highway) from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 6 through Thursday, Jan. 10 as crews repair lighting.
  • ·         S.R. 295 (West Fairfield Drive) at I-110 (S.R. 8A)- Motorists will encounter alternating and intermittent east and westbound lane restrictions at I-110 from 8 p.m. to midnight Monday, Jan. 7 as crews perform lighting repairs.
  • ·         S.R. 296 (Brent Lane) at I-110 (S.R. 8A)- Motorists will encounter alternating and intermittent east and westbound lane restrictions at I-110 from 12 a.m. to 5 a.m. Monday, Jan. 7 as crews perform lighting repairs.
  • ·         S.R. 752 (East Texar Drive) at I-110 (S.R. 8A)- There will be east and westbound outside lane restrictions at I-110 from 12 a.m. to 5 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8 as crews repair lighting.
  • U.S. 98 east and westbound, from North 14th Avenue in Pensacola to 2,000-feet east of the Pensacola Bay Bridge in Gulf Breeze.
  • North 17th Avenue in Pensacola, between U.S. 98 and the CSX Railroad overpass (Graffiti Bridge).
  • Nine Mile Road at the U.S. 29 Overpass: Alternating traffic shifts will direct all traffic onto the westbound or eastbound lanes as crews continue construction of the new northbound bridge deck. Nine Mile Road lane restrictions are Sunday through Friday.
  • U.S. 29 between I-10 and 9 1/2 Mile Road: Drainage and paving operations continue.  Drivers can expect alternating lane closures Monday through Saturday.
  • Detroit Boulevard will be closed on the east side of the U.S. 29 intersection from 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4 to 6 a.m. Monday, Jan. 7 as workers widen the intersection. Motorists may use Pittman Avenue and Broad Street as an alternate route.
  • Northbound U.S. 29 at Nine Mile Road overpass: The following lane and road closures are scheduled from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 6 through Tuesday, Jan. 8, as crews pour the deck for the new northbound bridge.
    • U.S. 29: The outside, northbound lane will be closed at the Nine Mile Road overpass to provide a safe work zone for bridge crews.
    • Nine Mile Road: Eastbound Nine Mile Road traffic will be reduced to one lane, diverted to U.S. 29 South, and able to make a U-turn at West Hood Drive to return to Nine Mile Road. Westbound traffic will utilize U.S. 29 North and U-turn at West 9 1/2 Mile Road to return to Nine Mile Road. Traffic control officers will be on-site to help direct traffic.

Santa Rosa County:

  • S.R. 87 Multilane from Eglin AFB boundary to C.R. 184 (Hickory Hammock Road) –Traffic between 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.
  • ·         U.S. 98 Pensacola Bay Bridge Replacement – There will be east and westbound intermittent lane restrictions on the Pensacola Bay Bridge, Monday, Jan. 7 from 11 p.m. to midnight as crews adjust and relocate overhead signs for the bridge’s wrong way detection system. In addition, bridge construction work will require the following lane closures from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 6 through Sunday, Jan. 13.
  • U.S. 98 east and westbound, from North 14th Avenue in Pensacola to 2,000-feet east of the Pensacola Bay Bridge in Gulf Breeze.
  • North 17th Avenue in Pensacola, between U.S. 98 and the CSX Railroad overpass (Graffiti Bridge).
  • I-10 Widening from Escambia Bay Bridge to Avalon Boulevard (S.R. 281/Exit 22) The following construction related traffic impacts are planned for Interstate 10 and Avalon Boulevard the week of Sunday, Jan. 6 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  • Drivers may encounter alternating lane closures on Avalon Boulevard, near the I-10 interchange from Sunday through Thursday.
  • Alternating lane closures on I-10, from the Escambia Bay Bridge to east of S.R. 281, Sunday through Friday, as crews work to widen the roadway.
  • Drivers will encounter new traffic patterns on I-10 east and westbound as crews reconstruct the inside and outside shoulders. This work will continue through spring 2019.

All activities are weather dependent and may be delayed or rescheduled 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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