News Release: Public Information Office, 850-983-5254

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US 98 Safety Improvement Project

CONSTRUCTION PROJECT SET TO BEGIN

Construction activities will begin in October 2018 to improve safety on U.S. 98 (Navarre Parkway) at the Constitution Drive and Navarre School Road intersections in Santa Rosa County. 

TRAFFIC & PEDESTRIAN IMPACTS

During construction, lane closures will be limited to 8 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. No lane closures will be permitted during holidays and the following special events:

  • Blue Angels Air Show on Pensacola Beach

  • Spring Break

  • Bands on the Beach Events

  • Events at Navarre Park

QUICK FACTS

Start Date:  October 8, 2018
Anticipated Completion: Early 2019

Construction Cost: $847,000

FPID: 431883-3-52-01


PLANNED IMPROVEMENTS

The project includes new turn lanes, improving drainage, and constructing new curb and gutter on U.S. 98 at the Constitution Drive and Navarre School Road Intersections. In addition, Navarre School Road will be resurfaced and widened near U.S. 98.


A new raised median will be constructed between Sunrise Drive and Cotton Bay Lane. Left turns from Constitution Drive and Sealark Lane to U.S. 98 will be eliminated. Instead, drivers will turn left, then use the available median opening to make a U-turn.


U.S. 98/CONSTITUTION DRIVE PLANNED TURN LANE IMPROVEMENTS:

  • New left turn lanes from U.S. 98 east and westbound to Constitution Drive

  • Extending the U.S. 98 westbound left turn lane into the Tom Thumb store

U.S. 98/NAVARRE SCHOOL ROAD PLANNED TURN LANE IMPROVEMENTS:

  • New U.S. 98 eastbound right turn lane to Thresher Drive
  • New right turn lane from Navarre School Road to U.S. 98 westbound

GENERAL INQUIRIES


Ian Satter

FDOT District Three

Public Information Director

Toll Free: (888) 638-0250 Ext. 1205

E-mail: ian.satter@dot.state.fl.us


Linda Melvin

FDOT District Three

Project Administrator

Tele: (850) 981-2706

E-mail: linda.melvin@dot.state.fl.us

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