SANTA ROSA COUNTY, Fla. — Motorists will encounter traffic disruptions on the following state roads in Santa Rosa County as crews perform construction and maintenance activities, according to the Florida Department of Transportation.
Pensacola Bay Bridge (U.S. 98) Replacement
Drivers will encounter alternating lane closures and lane shifts on the Pensacola Bay Bridge from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday, May 9 through Saturday, May 13. On Tuesday, May 10, U.S. 98 westbound (Gulf Breeze to Pensacola) will have lane closures beginning at 10 p.m. due to Bands on the Beach. Crews will be using lanes on the current bridge as a platform to pour concrete decks for the westbound (Gulf Breeze to Pensacola) structure.
U.S. 98 Widening from Bayshore Road to Portside Drive
Motorists traveling westbound will encounter intermittent lane and median closures between S.R. 281 and Bayshore Road between the hours of 9 p.m. and 5:30 a.m. Monday, May 9 through Friday, May 13, while crews perform median work. In addition, westbound travelers will encounter a new traffic configuration from Ramblewood Drive to Autumn Breeze Circle as lanes will be shifted slightly south to allow for crews to perform widening activities on the outside lane.
U.S. 98 (Navarre Parkway) Turn Lane Construction near Clay Court in Navarre
Motorists can expect intermittent lane closures near Clay Court from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Wednesday, May 11 and Thursday, May 12 as perform paving operations.
Avalon Boulevard (S.R. 281) Turn Lane Construction at the new Circle K in Milton
Motorists will encounter intermittent lane closures from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday, May 8 through Thursday, May 12 as crews perform paving 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.