As You Head Back To Work Monday, Here Are The Traffic Delay Spots To Watch

December 1, 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.  These lane closure restrictions include both construction and maintenance activities.

Escambia County:

  • U.S. 29 Widening from Interstate 10 (I-10) to Nine Mile Road (State Road(S.R.) 10/U.S. 90A)– Drivers will experience the following impacts to traffic the week of Monday, Dec 2.

o   Nine Mile Road at the U.S. 29 Overpass:  Alternating lane shifts as crews construct the new southbound bridge.

o   U.S. 29 traffic between I-10 and 9 1/2 Mile Road may experience alternating lane closures as crews continue drainage and paving operations.

  • U.S. 98 (Pensacola Bay Bridge) Replacement- There will be intermittent lane closures at the following locations from 12:01 a.m. to 5 a.m. Monday, Dec. 2 and from 8. p.m. to 5 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3 through Sunday, Dec. 8.
  • U.S. 98 east and westbound, from North 14th Avenue in Pensacola to east of the Pensacola Bay Bridge in Gulf Breeze.
  • North 17th Avenue in Pensacola between U.S. 98 and the Graffiti Bridge.
  • S.R. 10/U.S. 90A (Nine Mile Road) Widening from S.R. 297 (Pine Forest Road) to U.S. 29 – Stefani Road will be closed at the intersection of Nine Mile Road in Escambia County from 7 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 as crews perform drainage work. Traffic will be detoured to Ashland Avenue and 9 1/2 Mile Road.  Signs and variable message boards will be in place to alert drivers of the temporary closure and direct traffic to the alternate routes.
  • U.S. 90 Turn Lane Construction at Nine Mile Road- There will be east and westbound intermittent lane restrictions from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday, Dec. 2 to Thursday, Dec. 5 as crews construct a new east and westbound turn lane.  
  • U.S. 29 Resurfacing from south of Muscogee Road (County Road/C.R. 184) to Atmore Highway (S.R. 97) –North and southbound motorists may encounter nighttime lane closures on as crews continue paving operations. Traffic may also encounter intermittent daytime lane restrictions as crews perform median work. Motorists are reminded to watch for crews and heavy equipment entering and exiting the roadway.
  • I-10 Pavement Testing from the Alabama/Florida State Line to the Weight Station- Traffic will encounter intermittent lane restrictions from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3 and Wednesday, Dec. 4 as crews take core samples from the roadway.
  • C.R. 168 Bridge Replacement over Unnamed Branch in Northwest Century- All piles have been driven and pile caps poured for the new bridge. Crews are currently working on pouring the approach slabs and placing formwork in preparation of pouring the deck slab. Traffic will remain shifted on the temporary diversion until construction of the new bridge has been completed.
  • ·            Hanks Road Bridge Replacement over Breastworks Creek- Construction activities continue. The roadway is temporarily closed. Drivers on Hanks Road, west of the bridge, are detoured to C.R. 99 and C.R. 4. Drivers east of the bridge will utilize Pine Barren Road. The project is anticipated to be complete late 2019.

Santa Rosa County:

  • ·            U.S. 90 Corridor (Pace) Management Improvement Project- Crews will perform construction near Wendy’s and Galilee Baptist Church.  Construction activities will take place in the outside travel lane, motorists can expect shoulder closures.
  • ·            U.S. 98 Safety Improvement from Villa Woods Circle to Ortega Park Drive- Construction activities continue near Villa Woods. Motorists may encounter lane closures from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.
  • ·            U.S. 98 (Pensacola Bay Bridge) Replacement- There will be intermittent lane closures at the following locations from 12:01 a.m. to 5 a.m. Monday, Dec. 2 and from 8. p.m. to 5 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3 through Sunday, Dec. 8.
  • ·         S.R. 4 Resurfacing and Drainage Improvements from the Escambia River Bridge to C.R. 87A (Market Road) in Jay- Motorists may encounter daytime lane restrictions near Jay as utility crews perform operations in the area.
  • U.S. 98 east and westbound, from North 14th Avenue in Pensacola to east of the Pensacola Bay Bridge in Gulf Breeze.
  • North 17th Avenue in Pensacola between U.S. 98 and the Graffiti Bridge.
  • S.R. 87 Bridge Rehabilitation and Repair Over Yellow River- Motorists may encounter southbound, inside lane closures as crews begin expansion joint work.
  • S.R. 87 Turn lane and Median Modifications at South Lynn Road- Northbound left turn lane and median modifications work begins week of December 9. Operations will begin in the median area of the roadway. Motorists can expect intermittent daytime lane closures.
  • S.R. 87 Pavement Markings Replacement- Traffic will encounter alternating and intermittent minor delays between Nicholas Lake Road and Vonnie Tolbert Road from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday through Thursday until Tuesday, Dec. 31 as crews remove and replace pavement markings in the roadway. Law enforcement will be on site to direct traffic.

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: Construction area on Highway 29 at Molino Road. NorthEscambia.com photo, click to enlarge.

Comments

One Response to “As You Head Back To Work Monday, Here Are The Traffic Delay Spots To Watch”

  1. rance on December 1st, 2019 7:55 am

    Hurry up and get it done, it has all been a royal PITA!





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