WALTON COUNTY TRAFFIC ADVISORY

 

U.S. 98 Widening from Emerald Bay Drive to Tang-O-Mar Drive- Roadway widening and drainage activities continue. Traffic and pedestrian impacts include: Beginning Tuesday, April 9 and continuing for approximately two weeks on the south side of U.S. 98, South Shore Drive will be intermittently reduced to a single travel lane as an “entrance only” during the hours of 5:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Signs will be placed to direct traffic and traffic flaggers will be on site to safely direct drivers through the work zone. Each night, this location will be reopened to allow entry and exit traffic. Lanes will be narrower, and the driving surface will be temporary until the work is complete. Intermittent westbound outside lane closures on U.S. 98 near Forest Shore Drive intersection from 8:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. the week of Sunday, April 7 as crews repair the roadway. Driveways and side streets on the south side of U.S. 98, between Emerald Shores Drive and Tang-O-Mar Drive, may be temporarily impacted by construction equipment crossing the roadway from 5:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, April 8 through April 19. Additionally, drivers may encounter uneven pavement in this area. Access to all businesses and side streets will remain open and traffic flaggers will be on-site to safely direct drivers through the work zone. U.S. 331 Choctawhatchee Relief Bridge Rehabilitation- Motorists are reminded to obey the posted speed limit and exercise caution while traveling through the work zone as crews continue the bridge rehabilitation project. No lane closures will be permitted between the hours of 6 a.m. and 7 p.m. All activities are weather dependent and may be delayed or rescheduled in the event of inclement weather. Drivers are reminded to use caution, especially at night, when traveling in the work zone and to watch for construction workers and equipment entering and exiting the roadway.

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