Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the following state roads in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties as crews perform construction and maintenance activities.
- Beulah Road (State Road (S.R.) 99) Underground Utility Operations at Mobile Highway (S.R. 10A) intersection – Motorists can expect intermittent northbound lane closures from 8 p.m. Monday, April 5 to 5 a.m., Tuesday, April 6 as crews raise valves within the travel lane.
- U.S. 98 (S.R. 30) Pensacola Bay Bridge Replacement – The intersection of North 17th Avenue and Bayfront Parkway will remain closed until spring 2021 as construction continues the new 17th Avenue interchange. The Visitor’s Center and adjacent boat launch remain accessible from 17th Avenue. Also, the ramp from 17th Avenue to East Gregory Street remains open. Eastbound drivers on Bayfront Parkway should use North 14th Avenue and Cervantes Street (U.S. 90) as a detour route.
- U.S. 29 Widening from Interstate 10 (I-10) to Nine Mile Road (U.S. 90) – Motorists can expect intermittent lane closures and shifts, from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., on U.S. 29, between I-10 and Nine and Half Mile Road, and on Nine Mile Road at the U.S. 29 Overpass.
- North Ninth Avenue (S.R. 289) Carpenters Creek Bridge Replacement- The north and southbound left lanes of Ninth Avenue over Carpenters Creek will be closed as bridge replacement work begins. The right lanes will remain open. Traffic is expected to continue in this configuration through late April.
- · West Cervantes Pedestrian Safety Improvement Project– Drivers will encounter inside lane closures on West Cervantes Street, between Dominguez Street and A Street beginning Monday, March 29. The lane closures are required to perform median construction work. One lane in each direction will be maintained at all times. The median work and lane closures will begin on the west end of the project, near Dominguez Street, and will progress eastward until the end of the year. Also, be advised that the speed limit will be reduced to 30 m.p.h.
- · I-10 Bridge Repair and Rehabilitation over Perdido River Bridge – Motorists will encounter lane closures and pacing operations beginning Monday, April 5 at 6 a.m. Traffic will be temporarily slowed to a safe speed by a pilot vehicle during construction activities.
- · N. Pace Boulevard (S.R. 292) Underground Utility Operations from W. Strong Street south to W. Gadsden Street and from W. Gadsden Street south to W. La Rua Street– Motorists will encounter lane restrictions from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday, April 5 and Tuesday, April 6 as crews perform underground utility work.
- · Bayou Boulevard (S.R. 296) Utility Operations near Baldwin Avenue– There will be intermittent westbound lane restrictions from 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 7 to 5 a.m. Thursday, April 8 as crews install a new power pole.
- · S.R. 268 (West Michigan Avenue Utility Operations at Valley Escondido Drive– There will be intermittent lane closures at the intersection of W. Michigan Avenue. and Valley Escondido Drive from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 7 as crews replace light poles.
- · North Davis Highway (S.R. 291) Utility Operations near Heritage Apartments– Traffic will encounter intermittent lane restrictions from 8 p.m. Thursday, April 8 to 5 a.m. Friday, April 9 as crews perform utility operations.
- · U.S.29 from South of Muscogee Road (County Road (C.R.) 184) to Atmore Hwy (S.R. 97) – Motorist will encounter intermittent north and southbound lane closures from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. for paving operations. This will include work at Muscogee and Becks Lake roads and Morris Avenue intersections, as well as the CSX Railroad crossing.
Santa Rosa County:
- U.S. 98 Widening from Bayshore Road to Portside Drive– Early construction activities are beginning in preparation for the widening and improvements of the 4.25-mile section of U.S. 98 from Bayshore Road to Portside Drive. These activities include utility relocations, clearing, excavation, and drainage improvements. As part of the upgraded drainage system, the project includes the construction of five stormwater ponds. Clearing and excavating of areas for the stormwater ponds are currently underway. There are no traffic impacts associated with the construction of the ponds, but nearby residents and businesses may experience some noise. Access to residences and businesses will be maintained at all times. Major roadway construction activities on the $70.4 million project are anticipated to begin in summer 2021.
- Pensacola Bay Bridge Replacement – The bridge remains closed.
- U.S. 90 Maintenance Operations between Santa Rosa Drive and Summerdale Drive – The westbound outside lane will be closed from 8 p.m. Monday, April 5 to 5 a.m. Tuesday, April 6 as crews perform routine maintenance activities.
All activities are weather-dependent and may be delayed or rescheduled in the event of inclement weather.