FDOT Plans
5:41 pm
Fri December 6, 2013

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

Bob Barrett reports on the Florida Department of Transportation's future road improvement projects.

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.