FDOT Plans
5:41 pm
Fri December 6, 2013

$3 Billion Will Be Spent on Escambia Roadways In The Next Five Years

The Florida Department of Transportation outlined its 5 year plan for the future this week.  The outline from the FDOT include millions of dollars in future road improvements in the panhandle. Ian Satter, a spokesperson for the Florida Department of Transportation says the plans include a major road widening project.

Credit FDOT

9 Mile Road will be expanded from from two to four lanes from I-10 to Pine Forest Road.  There will be some large scale resurfacing of roads in Escambia County including Creighton Road from Davis Highway to US-90.

Satter also said the DOT is looking at work on I-10 in Santa Rosa County. The decisions on which roads need work are made in collaboration with a number of agencies...as well as local residents, businesses and governments.