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US 98 Widening from Mack Bayou Rd to CR 30A West

FDOT office in Chipley
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Project Details

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is constructing $15.7 million project to widen and improve 1.8 miles

of U.S. 98, between Mack Bayou Road and County Road 30A in

Walton County. This project includes widening U.S. 98 from four to six travel lanes to include new bicycle lanes on both sides of the roadway, constructing new five-to-six-foot sidewalks

on the north side of U.S. 98, and constructing a 10-foot-wide shared use path on the south side of the roadway.

Other Improvements Include

• Upgrading pedestrian crossings at the three signalized intersections to comply with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements.

• Drainage improvements.

• Signalization improvements at Mack Bayou Road, Hewett Road, and C.R. 30A intersections.

• Milling and resurfacing the pavement throughout the project limits.

Traffic Impacts

Lane closures will be limited to nighttime hours, 8:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. Traffic shifts will be utilized to maintain the same number of lanes on U.S. 98 throughout construction. Drivers, pedestrians, cyclists, property owners, and/or tenants may experience brief, intermittent access restrictions during the replacement of driveways adjacent to U.S. 98. March 11- March 27 2022 is the designated spri

Note: All information is preliminary and subject to change without notice. Project is being managed out of the PDL Operations Center, Project Manager, Joseph Waters, P.E.

Project Overview

Project Number 414132-6
Work Type Right Of Way - Future Capacity
Project Limits
from CR 457 (Mack Bayou Road) to CR 30A West
Project Length 1.933 miles
Estimated Completion Summer 2023
Est. Construction Cost 15,659,011.97
Project Manager Ben Bell

Project Documents

Affected Areas

Roads SR 30, US 98, CR 457
Counties Walton
Cities Destin, Miramar Beach

Public Meetings


Ben Bell

Data current as of 03/10/2022