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Bay County drivers could encounter traffic disruptions over the next few weeks

Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the following state roads in Bay County as crews...
Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the following state roads in Bay County as crews perform construction and maintenance activities. (MGN)(WJHG)
Published: May. 8, 2020 at 12:56 PM CDT
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Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the following state roads in Bay County as crews perform construction and maintenance activities.

Bay County:

-State Road (S.R.) 390 from Baldwin Road to Jenks Avenue – No lane closures are planned for the coming week. The speed limit has been reduced to 35 mph and provisions are in place that will double speeding fines while workers are present in the area.

-S.R. 390 from Jenks Avenue to S.R. 77 – Drivers may encounter intermittent day and nighttime lane closures throughout the spring and lasting into the summer on S.R. 390 and side streets near the Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Indiana Avenue intersections. Crews will be performing earthwork, paving, and utility relocation efforts at these locations. The speed limit is reduced to 35 mph and provisions are in place to double speeding fines while workers are present.

-S.R. 390 from 23rd Street to Baldwin Road - Water and sewer lines are being relocated in advance of widening the roadway. Work is taking place off the travel lanes with few, if any, traffic impacts. The speed limit is reduced to 35 mph. Please be alert for construction workers, vehicles, and equipment entering and exiting the roadway.

-East Avenue over Watson Bayou Bridge Replacement –East Avenue will be closed for new bridge construction. Additional improvements include reconstructing adjacent roadway approaches with earthwork, drainage, asphalt paving, guardrail, fencing and signing and pavement markings. Motorists will utilize marked detour routes through spring 2020.

-S.R. 368A (Collegiate Dr.) from West of Moody Avenue to 23rd Street Road Widening – Motorist should expect intermittent daytime lane closures from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. for road widening activities. These closures will continue until the project is complete.

-S.R. 77 from Southport to South of Washington County Line Resurfacing – Motorist should expect daytime lane closures Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., through the end of May 2020 for resurfacing activities.

-S.R. 79 over the Intracoastal Waterway at West Bay for Bridge Maintenance – Intermittent northbound lane closures are expected Monday, May 11, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for routine bridge inspections.

-S.R. 388 at West Bay Parkway Road Widening – Motorist should expect nighttime lane closures Monday, May 11 and Tuesday, May 12 while crews work to install barrier walls at the intersection.

-U.S. 98 at Tyndall Air Force Base for Flyover Construction - This project will elevate the U.S. 98 travel lanes above the Tyndall AFB main gate at Tyndall Drive/Airey Avenue and above the Louisiana Avenue gate. Crews will be working off the roadway to relocate adjacent underground utilities.

All planned construction activities are weather dependent and may be rescheduled in the event of inclement weather. Drivers are reminded to pay attention to the reduced speed limit when traveling through the construction area.

For more information visit the Florida Department of Transportation District Three on the web at www.nwflroads.com, follow us on Twitter @myfdot_nwfl, or like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MyFDOTNWFL.