Scenic Highway

Road Repairs Continue
4:26 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

Another Month Without Scenic Highway

Governor Rick Scott surveying Piedmont Rd in Pensacola
Credit Bob Barrett / WUWF News

Travelers in Pensacola will have to forego that drive on Scenic Highway for about another month or so. But WUWF’s Dave Dunwoody reports progress is being made with repairs, at a cost of $1.4 million.

Last month’s flooding decimated the popular route that runs beside Escambia Bay. It crumbled in four places and was closed immediately afterward. Ian Satter at the Florida Department of Transportation says some projects began earlier and others later, but work on all four areas is ongoing.

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Historic Chimney Park
2:32 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

Chimney Park Gains National Recognition

The Hyer-KInowles Planing Mill Chimney on Scenic Highway in Pensacola
Bob Barrett WUWF News

A small crowd gathered at Chimney Park on Scenic Highway, in Pensacola, Friday morning as the historic chimney from a 19th century sawmill was entered into the National Registry of Historic Places. Pensacola City Councilman Andy Terhaar addressed the crowd and read a proclamation from the Mayor honoring the designation.

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