MILTON — Drivers will encounter traffic variations on the following state roads in Santa Rosa County as crews perform construction and maintenance activities. For the upcoming Labor Day Holiday, there will be no lane closures on state roads beginning at 6 a.m. Sept. 1 and ending at 12:01 a.m. Sept. 5.
U.S. 98 (S.R. 30) Pensacola Bay Bridge Replacement: Crews will be installing barrier walls and performing drainage work this week. Drivers can expect alternating east and westbound lane closures on U.S. 98 near the bridge in Gulf Breeze from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. to Aug. 31. On Aug. 29, U.S. 98 westbound lane closures on U.S. 98 westbound will be in effect 11 p.m. to 5 a.m.
I-10 widening from Escambia Bay Bridge to Avalon Boulevard (Exit 22): Widening along Interstate I-10, from the Escambia Bay Bridge to east of S.R. 281, Avalon Boulevard continues. Alternating lane closures will be in effect from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. through Aug. 31. Reconstruction of the Avalon Boulevard overpass is also ongoing. Drivers should expect alternating lane closures on Avalon Boulevard, near the I-10 interchange.
S.R. 87 multi-lane from Eglin AFB boundary to Hickory Hammock Road: Traffic between County Road 184 (Hickory Hammock Road) and the Eglin AFB boundary is restricted to loads under 11-feet wide. The restriction will be in place through the completion of the project.