WALTON COUNTY, Fla. – Motorists will encounter traffic disruptions on the following state roads in Walton County as crews perform construction and maintenance activities, according to the Florida Department of Transportation.
In preparation for the Independence Day holiday weekend, there will be no lane closures or other activities that impede traffic on major state roads beginning at 8 a.m. Friday, July 1, and ending at 11:59 p.m. Monday, July 4, the FDOT said.
— U.S. 98 Widening from Emerald Bay Drive to Tang-O-Mar Drive
The week of Sunday, June 26 through Thursday, June 30, drivers may encounter intermittent U.S. 98 east and westbound single-lane closures between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. as crews place structural asphalt and worklist construction activities. Additionally, paving work on County Road 2378 (Scenic Gulf Drive) at U.S. 98 will require flagmen to direct drivers through the work zone, according to the FDOT.
— U.S. 98 Resurfacing Project from Village Road to East of U.S. 331
The FDOT said the speed limit is reduced from 55 mph to 45 mph, between Village Road and U.S. 331. Additionally, it said 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 from C.R. 147 to North of Geohagen Circle in Paxton
Motorists will encounter intermittent lane closures, Monday, June 27 and Tuesday, June 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for tree trimming operations, the FDOT said.
— U.S. 331 Routine Utility Maintenance North of Sloss Avenue in DeFuniak Springs
Motorists will encounter intermittent lane closures, from Monday, June 27 through Thursday, June 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. as utility crews perform operations, the FDOT said.
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.