FDOT: This Week’s Road Work Delays

February 18, 2019

Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the following state roads and projects  in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties as crews perform construction and maintenance activities.

  • U.S. 98 Pensacola Bay Bridge Replacement – Lane closures will take place from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.  Sunday, Feb. 17 until Sunday, Feb. 24:
    • U.S. 98 east and westbound from North 14th Avenue in Pensacola to just 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).
  • U.S. 29 Widening from Interstate 10 (I-10) to U.S. 90A (Nine Mile Road) – The following traffic impacts will occur from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. from Sunday, Feb. 17 to Saturday, Feb. 23.
    • Temporary Closure of U.S. 29 On-ramp: The northbound U.S. 29 on-ramp from Nine Mile Road will be closed from 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18 to 6 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19 as crews place drainage pipes across the roadway. Nine Mile Road travelers needing to head north on U.S. 29 will be redirected to northbound Palafox Street, then left at 9 ½ Mile Road to return to U.S. 29.
    • 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.
  • State Road (S.R.) 727 (Fairfield Drive) from South of Usher Circle to North of Hestia Place- The northbound lane on Fairfield Drive from South of Usher Circle to North of Hestia Place will be closed from 8:30 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. until Sunday, Feb. 24 as crews remove the existing asphalt to prepare for roadway widening.
  • U.S. 98 (Lillian Highway) Resurfacing from the Perdido Bay Bridge to Dog Track Road– Drivers may encounter lane restrictions from the Perdido Bay Bridge to Dog Track Road as crews complete paving operations on the project. Lane closures will be in effect from 8 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 18 until Sunday, Feb. 24.
  • U.S. 90 (Mobile Highway) and County Road (C.R.) 99 (Beulah Road) Intersection – Drivers will encounter intermittent lane restrictions near the intersection the week of Sunday, Feb. 17 as paving operations continue. There will be no lane closures allowed from 6 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
  • I-110 Routine Bridge Inspections- Motorists can expect minor delays due to intermittent lane restrictions under I-110 in downtown Pensacola from East Chase Street to East Gonzalez Street as crews perform routine inspections of the I-110 downtown bridges. Lane restrictions will be in effect from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17 until Saturday, Feb. 23.
  • S.R. 291 (Davis Highway) from Fairfield Drive to Selina Street- The northbound, outside lane will be closed at various locations between Fairfield Drive and Selina Street as crews perform utility work and raise manhole covers.  The lane restrictions will be in effect from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19 until Thursday, Feb. 28
  • Theo Baars Bridge Routine Inspection- Motorists may encounter intermittent lane restrictions on the Theo Baars Bridge on S.R. 292 (Gulf Beach Highway) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26 until Thursday, Feb. 28 as crews perform a routine bridge inspection.
  • Crary Road Bridge Replacement over Pritchett Mill Creek- Crary Road is closed between Tedder Road and Byrneville Road as crews construct a bridge culvert.  Motorists will be detoured via C.R. 4 and Byrneville Road. The project is anticipated to be complete spring 2019.
  • 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.  The project is anticipated to be complete summer 2019.
  • Hanks Road Bridge Replacement over Breastworks Creek - Construction activities have begun. The roadway will be temporarily closed during construction.  Drivers on Hanks Road, west of the bridge, will be detoured to C.R. 99 and C.R. 4.  Drivers east of the bridge will utilize Pine Barren Road.

Santa Rosa County:

  • I-10 from Blackwater Bay to East of S.R. 87 (Exit 31)-Traffic may encounter alternating and intermittent lane restrictions from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., Sunday through Thursday, until Thursday, March 28 as crews remove and replace pavement markings. Law enforcement will be on site to assist with traffic control.
  • S.R. 87 Pavement Markings Replacement- Traffic will encounter minor delays at the following locations Monday through Thursday from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. until Thursday, April 25 as crews remove and replace pavement markings in the roadway. Law enforcement will be on site to direct traffic:
    • U.S. 90 to Nicholas Lake Road
    • U.S. 98 to Vonnie Tolbert Road
  • U.S. 98 Pensacola Bay Bridge Replacement – Lane closures will take place from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 17 until Sunday, Feb. 24:
    • U.S. 98 east and westbound from North 14th Avenue in Pensacola to just 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 I-10 and Avalon Boulevard from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the week of Monday, Feb. 18:
    • Drivers may encounter alternating lane closures on Avalon Boulevard, near the I-10 interchange, Monday through Thursday evenings, as crews perform construction activities.
    • Alternating lane closures on I-10, from the Escambia Bay Bridge to east of S.R. 281, Monday, Feb. 18 until Friday, Feb. 22 as crews work to widen the roadway.
    • Drivers will encounter new traffic pattern(s) on I-10 east and westbound as crews reconstruct the inside and outside shoulders. This work will continue through spring 2019.
  • U.S. 98 Safety Improvements at Constitution Drive and Navarre School Road- There will be intermittent eastbound lane closures near Thresher Drive from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday through Thursday as crews construct a right turn lane.
    • Drainage work is underway at Newport Street and Thresher Drive.
    • Construction activities continue from Sunrise Drive to east of Cotton Bay Lane. Lane Closures will be in effect Sunday through Thursday from 8 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. as crews perform concrete operations in the median.

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.

Pictured: Road work on Nine Mile Road. NorthEscambia.com photo, click to enlarge.

Comments





Have a comment on this story?

We welcome your comments on this story, but there are some rules to follow::

(1) Be Nice. No comments that slander another, no racism, no sexism, no personal attacks.

(2) No Harrassing Comments. If someone says something bad about you, don't respond. That's childish.

(3) No Libel. That's saying something is not true about someone. Don't do it.

(4) Keep it clean. Nothing vulgar, obscene or sexually related. No profanity or obvious substitutions. Period.

(5) NorthEscambia.com reserves the right to remove any comments that violate our rules or we think to be inappropriate. We are not responsible for what is posted. Comments may not appear right away until they are approved by a moderator.

(6) Limit your comments to the subject in this story only, and limit comments to 300 words or less. Do not post copyrighted material. Comments will not be added to stories that are over 30 days old.

(7) No posts may advertise a commercial business or political group, or link to another commercial web site or political site of any kind.