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US 98B (Beach Dr.) from U.S. 98 (15th St) to West of U.S. 231 (Harrison Ave)

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Project Details

Resurfacing U.S. 98B (Beach Drive) from U.S. 98 (15th Street) to west of U.S. 231 (Harrison Avenue). Additional improvements include resurfacing Johnson Bayou bridge, adding pedestrian lighting at the East Caroline Boulevard pedestrian crossing, upgrading sidewalks to meet current Americans with Disabilities Act standards.

Traffic Impacts

Lane closures are prohibited Monday through Friday at the following times and locations:

• Beck Avenue from 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

• 6th Street from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

• 9th Street, Frankford Avenue, Beach Drive, and Chestnut Avenue from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m.

There will be no weekend work allowed in residential areas. Improvements are scheduled to be completed summer 2022.

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

Project Overview

Project Number 437368-1
Work Type Resurfacing
Project Limits
3.3 Miles
Project Length 3.322 miles
Est. Construction Cost $4 Million
Project Manager James Barfield, P.E.

Project Documents

Affected Areas

Roads U.S. 98B (Beach Drive), U.S. 98/15th
Counties Bay
Cities Panama City

Public Meetings


James Barfield, P.E.
(850) 718-3835

Data current as of 11/17/2021