FDOT http://wuwf.org en Pensacola Bay Bridge Targeted For Speed Up http://wuwf.org/post/pensacola-bay-bridge-targeted-speed <p>President Obama’s announcement Wednesday that bridge replacement would be accelerated under a new transportation plan includes one local project.</p><p>Speaking in Tarrytown, New York, Obama pointed to that city’s Tappan Zee Bridge replacement project – which is ahead of schedule -- as an example. And now, the President wants to broaden the list of such projects to be placed on the fast-track.</p> Thu, 15 May 2014 18:51:15 +0000 Dave Dunwoody 9156 at http://wuwf.org Pensacola Bay Bridge Targeted For Speed Up New Pensacola Bay Bridge Options http://wuwf.org/post/new-pensacola-bay-bridge-options <p>Residents and local officials gathered at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in downtown Pensacola Tuesday, for a look at the proposed new bridge over Pensacola Bay.</p><p>Representatives from the Jacksonville-based consulting firm Reynolds, Smith and Hills unveiled the most current plan using the so-called west-central corridor to the Project Advisory Group -- 14 members representing local government, business and residents.</p><p>Ian Satter with DOT says the new bridge would feature some major changes – both aesthetic and practical -- from what’s now on the 54-year-old span.</p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:20:43 +0000 Dave Dunwoody 8175 at http://wuwf.org New Pensacola Bay Bridge Options $3 Billion Will Be Spent on Escambia Roadways In The Next Five Years http://wuwf.org/post/3-billion-will-be-spent-escambia-roadways-next-five-years <p>The Florida Department of Transportation outlined its 5 year plan for the future this week.&nbsp; The&nbsp;outline from the FDOT include millions of dollars in future road&nbsp;improvements in the panhandle. Ian Satter, a spokesperson for the Florida Department of Transportation says the plans include a&nbsp;major road widening project.</p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 23:41:00 +0000 Bob Barrett 2327 at http://wuwf.org $3 Billion Will Be Spent on Escambia Roadways In The Next Five Years