OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. – Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the following state roads in Okaloosa and Walton counties as crews perform construction and maintenance activities, according to the Florida Department of Transportation.
— State Road (S.R.) 20 (John Sims Parkway) Resurfacing Project
Drivers may encounter intermittent outside westbound lane closures from Edge Avenue to west of the Rocky Bayou Bridge from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. for repair and sidewalk construction along the north side of the roadway.
— S.R. 85 (Eglin Parkway) Routine Maintenance between Hospital Drive and Fourth Street in Fort Walton Beach
Motorists will encounter intermittent southbound lane closures Wednesday, July 20, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. for paving operations.
— S.R. 189 (Beal Parkway) Routine Utility Maintenance at the Crewilla Drive intersection in Fort Walton Beach
Motorists will encounter intermittent northbound outside lane closures Wednesday, July 20 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. as crews perform underground utility work.
— U.S. 98 Widening from Emerald Bay Drive to Tang-O-Mar Drive
Drivers will encounter intermittent and alternating lane closures on U.S. 98 east and westbound between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. for paving, traffic signal detection loop installation and additional work list items. Additionally, paving work on County Road 2378 (Scenic Gulf Drive) at U.S. 98 will require flagmen to direct drivers through the work zone.
— U.S. 98 Resurfacing Project from Village Road to east of U.S. 331
The speed limit will be reduced from 55 mph to 45 mph between Village Road and U.S. 331. Additionally, drivers may encounter temporary traffic disruptions as crews begin mobilizing equipment and materials to construct the new U.S. 98 westbound right turn lane at Don Bishop Road.
— U.S. 331 Routine Utility Maintenance North of Sloss Avenue in DeFuniak Springs
Motorists will encounter intermittent lane closures Thursday, July 21, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. as utility crews perform operations.
— U.S. 90 Routine Utility Maintenance Between 2nd Street and 7th Street
Motorists can expect intermittent lane closures Thursday, July 21 and Friday, July 22, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for maintenance activities.
— U.S. 331 Routine Utility Maintenance at Webster Lane in Paxton
Motorists can expect intermittent lane closures Monday, July 18, and Thursday, July 21, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for maintenance activities.
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.