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SR 79 from I-10 to the Alabama line- PD&E Study

FDOT office in Chipley
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Study Area

Project Details

FDOT is conducting a Project Development and Environmental (PD&E) Study for SR 79 from the I-10 interchange to the Alabama state line. The PD&E Study is being conducted by FDOT and will examine the corridor, which is an emerging Strategic Intermodal System (SIS) Highway. The study will investigate the following: capacity improvements along SR 79 from SR 8 (I-10) to the Alabama state line; analyze all major intersections to evaluate potential capacity needs and improve operations; a potential bypass around the City of Bonifay; and evaluate the social, economic and environmental effects of the alternatives. The PD&E Study process involves the following tasks: data collection; public involvement; engineering analysis; environmental evaluations; state and federal agency coordination; and compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

Public Meetings:

• Public Kickoff Meeting in March 2016

• Alternatives Public Meeting (Bonifay focus)

Note: All information is preliminary and subject to change without notice.

Project Overview

Project Number 433590-1
Work Type PD&E Study
Project Limits
from SR 8 (I-10) to Alabama line
Project Length 16.720 miles
Estimated Completion Fall 2019
Project Manager Kimberly Stephens

Project Documents

Affected Areas

Roads SR 79
Counties Holmes
Cities Bonifay, Esto

Public Meetings


Kimberly Stephens

Data current as of 03/7/2022