OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. — Drivers in Okaloosa County may encounter traffic disruptions on the following state roads this week as crews perform construction and maintenance activities, according to the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT).
Here is this week’s traffic advisory for Okaloosa County:
— Interstate 10 (I-10) Resurfacing from west of Yellow River to east of Shoal River
Shoulder closures will occur between mile markers 52 and 60, Friday, Nov. 3 through Monday, Nov. 6 for repairs. The shoulder repairs will not impact traffic. In addition, I-10 westbound drivers will encounter an inside (left) lane closure between mile markers 52 and 60 on Monday, Nov. 6, from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Construction crews will be working on completing guardrail repairs. Law enforcement personnel will be on-scene to direct drivers through the work zone safely.
— Brooks Bridge Replacement Project
Drivers may experience traffic disruptions Sunday, Nov. 5 through Thursday, Nov. 9, between 9 p.m. and 5:30 a.m. for utility work and construction activities in the following locations:
- U.S. 98 east and westbound alternating and intermittent lane closures between Ferry Road and Pier Road
- Santa Rosa Boulevard east and westbound alternating lane closures from east of Amberjack Drive to Ross Marler Park
— U.S. 98 Bridge Rehabilitation over East Pass Bridge
Drivers may encounter intermittent single-lane closures on east and westbound U.S. 98 over East Pass (Marler) Bridge, Sunday, Nov. 5 through Thursday, Nov. 9, between 9 p.m. and 5:30 a.m. for construction activities. The existing 35-mph speed limit will be maintained during construction.
— State Road 285 Resurfacing from State Road 20 to State Road 293
The week of Sunday, Nov. 5, drivers may experience the following intermittent outside lane closures on southbound State Road 285, from Adams Street to State Road 20 (John Sims Parkway), for sidewalk work:
- Nighttime lane closures Sunday, Nov. 5 through Thursday, Nov. 9, from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.
- Daytime lane closures Monday, Nov. 6 through Friday, Nov. 10, between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.
— U.S. 98 Resurfacing from Josie Road to Florida Place Southeast
Drivers may encounter U.S. 98 east and westbound single-lane closures from Mary Esther Boulevard to Florida Place Southeast, Sunday, Nov. 5 through Thursday, Nov. 9, between 8 p.m. and 5:30 a.m., to allow crews to lower manholes and for milling and paving operations.
— State Road 293 Routine Bridge Inspection over Swift Creek and Mill Creek
Drivers may encounter alternating lane closures north of State Road 285 on Tuesday, Nov. 7, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for routine inspections.
— I-10 Routine Maintenance near Exit 45 (Log Lake Road)
Drivers may encounter alternating lane closures on Wednesday, Nov. 8, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. for guardrail repair.
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.
For more information, visit the Florida Department of Transportation District Three at www.nwflroads.com.