The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has awarded a $48.9 million construction contract to Roads, Inc. of Northwest Florida to reconstruct US 29, also commonly known as Pensacola Boulevard, from I-10 to 0.5 miles north of Nine Mile Road in Escambia County. Construction activities include widening US 29 from four to six lanes, replacing the existing twin bridges over Nine Mile Road with a single bridge, adding roadway lighting, sidewalks, bike lanes, improving signalization and performing drainage upgrades. Visit the project Facebook page at MyUS29 and sign up for project eNews by sending an e-mail to info@myUS29.com.
The contractor poured the concrete Pier 2 pile footers and after they cured placed the column forms. Crews poured MSE panel footers and installed concrete MSE panels at Bents 1 and 3.
Traffic is now shifted and traveling on temporary ramps on NW & SW corners. From 8pm to 6am, when needed, the contractor has alternating lane closures on US 29 for road construction as well as alternating lane shifts on Nine Mile Road at bridge overpass.
Note: All information is preliminary and subject to change without notice.
Data current as of 1/8/2019