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US 98 from w of Phillips Inlet Bridge to SR 79 PD&E

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Project Details

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is conducting a Project Development and Environment (PD&E) Study to analyze the existing characteristics, evaluate the community needs and impacts, and develop proposed conceptual improvements. This study will evaluate adding capacity on U.S. 98 by widening the roadway from four to six lanes from west of the Phillips Inlet Bridge to S.R. 79 (South Arnold Road) in Bay County. U.S. 98 is a critical east/west roadway and serves as a hurricane evacuation route. The total distance of this study is approximately 7.3 miles.

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

Project Overview

Project Number 437179-2
Work Type Feasibility Study
Project Limits
West of Phillips Inlet Bridge to SR 79 (South Arnold Road)
Project Length 7.3 miles
Project Manager Tori White

Project Documents

Affected Areas

Roads US 98, SR 79
Counties Bay
Cities Panama City Beach

Public Meetings


Tori White
888-638-0250 ext. 1455

Data current as of 02/18/2022