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US 98 from Walton County line to Heather Drive

FDOT office in Chipley
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Project Details

The intent of the project is to resurface 6.9 miles of US 98 (Panama City Beach Parkway) from the Walton County line to Heather Drive. Design improvements include:

- Constructing a 10-foot multi-use path on the south side and a six-foot sidewalk on the north side, both with lighting

- Adding a concrete barrier wall to continue the sidewalk across the eastbound bridge over Lake Powell

- Constructing left-turn lanes in both directions at Palm Beach Drive, Dolphin Drive and Gulf View Drive

- Constructing eastbound left-turn lanes at Gainous Road and Twin Lakes Drive

- Constructing westbound left-turn lanes at Marlin Avenue and Lahan Boulevard

- Constructing eastbound right-turn lanes at Camp Helen State Park, Le Grand Drive, Twin Lakes Drive, Christmas Tree Lane, Kelly Street, Lahan Boulevard, Cobb Road and the Front Beach Road signalized intersection

- Constructing westbound right-turn lane at Lake Powell Drive

- Upgrading pedestrian features at the Front Beach Road signalized intersection to meet current Americans with Disabilities Act standards

No additional right-of-way is needed. Bids for construction will be received spring 2021.

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

Project Overview

Project Number 437759-1
Work Type Resurfacing
Project Limits
from the Walton County line to Heather Drive
Project Length 6.900 miles
Project Manager Sandra Lamb

Project Documents

Affected Areas

Roads SR 30A, US 98
Counties Bay
Cities Panama City Beach

Public Meetings


Sandra Lamb

Data current as of 08/05/2021