Bay and Jackson County traffic advisory
Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the following state roads in Bay and Jackson counties as crews perform construction and maintenance activities.
-State Road (S.R.) 390 from Baldwin Road to Jenks Avenue – Work to widen this segment of S.R. 390 will take place off the travel lanes with no impact the traffic. The speed limit is reduced to 35 mph.
-S.R. 390 from Jenks Avenue to S.R. 77 - Crews will continue installing drainage pipe along East 13th Street, between Illinois and Michigan avenues through mid-March. As the work moves west it will require closure of the Illinois, Minnesota, Indiana, and Michigan avenue intersections. Each intersection will be closed one at a time and will reopen as the work is completed at that intersection.
-S.R. 390 from 23rd Street to Baldwin Road - Crews from the City of Panama City are relocating water and sewer lines adjacent to the roadway. The speed limit is reduced to 35 mph.
-East Avenue over Watson Bayou Bridge Replacement – East Avenue will remain 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.
-23rd Street Flyover Project – Friday, April 3, work will begin on the traffic shift to permanent U.S. 98 east. Work will continue throughout the weekend. Travelers should be prepared for intermittent traffic lane shifts and slowdowns.
-U.S. 231 from north of S.R. 73 to north of Jacobs Road Resurfacing – Motorist should except intermittent north and southbound lane closure being Monday, March 30 and lasting through mid-April 2020.
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.