Santa Rosa County drivers will encounter these traffic variations on state roads:
Intermittent and alternating lane closures on U.S. Highway 98 at the intersections of Bal Alex Avenue and El Rito Street from 8 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. through Thursday, Sept. 21 as crews continue median improvements.
U.S. 98 utility relocation in Gulf Breeze — East and westbound outside lanes near the Hampton Inn will be closed from 8 pm. to 5 a.m. through Thursday, Sept. 21 as crews relocate utilities for the city of Gulf Breeze in relation to the Pensacola Bay Bridge project.
State Road 399 (Pensacola Beach Boulevard) at the U.S. 98 (Gulf Breeze Boulevard) interchange — Construction activities, to include removal of the walking path and asphalt operations, are anticipated to begin the week of Sept 25. Ramp and lane restrictions are only allowed between 8 p.m. and 5:30 a.m.; only one ramp is allowed to be closed at a time. During ramp closures, traffic will be shifted into one lane and detoured.
U.S. 98 (S.R. 30) Pensacola Bay Bridge replacement — Crews continue grading, barrier wall construction, and drainage work this week. Drivers can expect alternating east and westbound lane closures near the bridge in Gulf Breeze from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. through Thursday, Sept 21.
I-10 widening from Escambia Bay Bridge to Avalon Boulevard (Exit 22) — Alternating lane closures on I-10, from the Escambia Bay Bridge to east of S.R. 281 (Avalon Boulevard/Exit 22), from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. through Thursday, Sept. 21 as crews work to widen the roadway. In addition, expect alternating lane closures on Avalon Boulevard, near the I-10 interchange, as reconstruction of the Avalon Boulevard overpass continues.
S.R. 87 multi-lane changes from Eglin Air Force Base 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 late 2018.