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 will encounter the following traffic impacts Sunday, July 31 through Thursday, Aug. 4, from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.:
- Intermittent inside eastbound lane closures on S.R. 20, from Edge Avenue to west of the Rocky Bayou Bridge, to begin median widening construction activities.
- Intermittent outside westbound lane closures on S.R. 20, from Edge Avenue to west of the Rocky Bayou Bridge for sidewalk construction activities.
— Brooks Bridge Replacement Project
Drivers will experience the following traffic impacts Monday, Aug. 1 through Thursday, Aug. 4, from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. as crews perform geotechnical surveys and utility work:
- U.S. 98 east and westbound alternating and intermittent lane closures between Perry Avenue and Pier Road.
- Santa Rosa Boulevard east and westbound alternating lane closures from east of Amberjack Drive to Ross Marler Park.
- Intermittent shoulder closures on Brooks Street, between Perry Avenue and Florida Blanca Place, and on Business Access Road.
— U.S. 98 Turn Lane Construction at West Casa Loma Drive in Florosa
Motorists will encounter intermittent lane closures Monday, Aug. 1 through Thursday, Aug. 4, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. for paving operations.
— Interstate 10 Routine Maintenance East of Exit 45
Motorists will encounter intermittent westbound lane closures Monday, Aug.1, starting at 8 p.m. for guardrail repairs.
— S.R. 85 (Government Avenue) Routine Utility Maintenance Between Wolverine Avenue and Edge Avenue in Niceville
Motorists will encounter intermittent lane closures Monday, Aug. 1 through Thursday, Aug. 4, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for utility maintenance.
— Racetrack Road (S.R. 188) Routine Underground Utility Maintenance from Don Drive to Beach Drive in Ft. Walton Beach
Motorists will encounter intermittent lane closures Monday, Aug. 1 through Thursday, Aug. 11, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. for manhole maintenance.
— U.S. 98 Widening from Emerald Bay Drive to Tang-O-Mar Drive
This week, drivers will encounter intermittent and alternating lane closures on U.S. 98 east and westbound between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. The closures are required for asphalt paving, cutting traffic signal detection loops, and additional work list items. One travel lane in each direction will remain open at all times. 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.
— S.R. 20 Routine Maintenance at Black Creek
Motorists can expect intermittent lane closures from Friday, July 29 through Monday, Aug. 1, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for asphalt operations.
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.