FDOT: Weekly Traffic Alerts

July 31, 2016

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:

  • Nine Mile Road – Lane restrictions east of Guidy Lane as crews construct a new eastbound, right and westbound, left turn lane for the shopping center  through Thursday, Aug. 4.  Lane closures will be in effect from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • I-10/U.S. 29 Interchange – The U.S. 29 north to I-10 westbound ramp will be closed from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3 and Thursday, Aug. 4 as crews perform bridge work. Traffic will be detoured north to make a U-turn at Broad Street to access I-10 westbound. In addition, the right lane of I-10 westbound near U.S. 29 will be closed during this time as crews perform maintenance activities.
  • Airport Road Resurfacing- Intermittent lane restrictions from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. as crews perform paving operations between U.S. 29 and County Road 95A (North Palafox Street).
  • Perry Avenue - Lane restriction at the intersection of E. Gonzales Street from 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4 to 6 a.m., Friday, Aug. 5 as crews perform underground utility work.
  • Texar Drive Pedestrian Overpass– Access to the pedestrian bridge is closed for approximately one month.  Eastbound ECAT bus stops located at the pedestrian bridge will be temporarily relocated during construction to just west of N Miller Street.

Santa Rosa County:

  • I-10 WideningAlternating lane closures, between the Escambia Bay Bridge and S.R. 281 (Avalon Boulevard/Exit 22), Thursday, Aug. 4 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. as crews continue widening work. In addition, there will be alternating lane closures on Avalon Boulevard near the I-10 interchange for bridge work.
  • S.R. 87 and S.R. 89 from S.R. 4 to the Alabama line – Intermittent and alternating lane closures and slow moving operations from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. continuing as crews perform striping operations.
  • U.S. 98 – Crews will perform striping operations and install raised pavement markers (RPMs) from the Pensacola Bay Bridge to Central Parkway (approximately nine miles) from 8 p.m. Sunday, July 31 to 5 a.m. Monday, Aug.1.  Motorists may encounter minor traffic delays.

All activities are weather dependent and may be delayed or re-scheduled in the event of inclement weather. Drivers are reminded to use caution, especially at night, when traveling in a work zone and to watch for construction workers and equipment entering and exiting the roadway.


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