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SR 293 (Spence Pkwy/Mid-Bay Br) Extension DMS

FDOT office in Chipley
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Project Details

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will install overhead Dynamic Message Signs (DMS) in Santa Rosa and Okaloosa counties at these locations:

• US 98 East - west of Tiger Point Boulevard in Gulf Breeze

• US 98 West - west of Bay Woods Road in Gulf Breeze

• SR 281 South (Avalon Boulevard) at Porpoise Road in Garcon Point

• SR 293 South at SR 20 in Niceville

The new DMS are part of FDOT’s Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) in Northwest Florida. ITS uses a platform of advanced technologies to deliver real-time visual and statistical data to traffic management centers (TMC). The Northwest Florida SunGuide Center in Pensacola will monitor the data to relay messages and updates to the new DMS.

Project Benefits Include:

• Real-time, traffic updates for drivers

• Delivery of important information affecting travelers

Traffic Impacts

• Shoulder closures

• Nighttime lane closures after 9 p.m.

• Expect minor travel delays

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

Project Overview

Project Number 437305-1
Work Type Dynamic Message Sign
Project Length 2.000 miles
Estimated Completion Spring 2019
Est. Construction Cost 847,761.00
Project Manager James Proffitt

Project Documents

Affected Areas

Roads SR 293
Counties Okaloosa
Cities Niceville

Public Meetings


James Proffitt

Data current as of 2/28/2019