MILTON — Drivers will encounter some traffic disruptions in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties this week as crews perform these construction and maintenance activities.
●Interstate 10/U.S. 29 interchange improvements: These traffic changes will occur 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday, June 26 through Thursday, June 30 to allow crews to perform bridge widening work:
—Alternating lane closures on I-10 near U.S. 29 (exits 10A and 10B).
—The U.S. 29 south to I-10 eastbound ramp will be closed. Traffic will be detoured south to make a U-turn at Diamond Dairy Road.
— The U.S. 29 north to I-10 westbound ramp will be closed. Traffic will be detoured north to make a U-turn at Broad Street.
The speed limit on I-10 near U.S. 29 has been lowered to 50 mph.
Santa Rosa County
●I-10 widening: Alternating lane closures, between the Escambia Bay Bridge and S.R. 281 (Avalon Boulevard/Exit 22), 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday, June 26 through Thursday, June 30 as crews continue widening work.
In addition, expect alternating lane closures on Avalon Boulevard near the I-10 interchange for bridge work.
The speed limit has been lowered to 60 mph. Be alert for construction vehicles entering and exiting the roadway.
●State Road 87: Construction crews are building the new northbound bridge across the Yellow River in Milton.
Although the river will remain open during construction, boaters and kayakers should use extra caution when approaching the bridge.