More than 1,600 blocks have now been re-paved in the city’s two-year effort to mill and resurface approximately 1,800 blocks, or 119-miles, of streets and roadways. The program includes streets throughout Pensacola, none of which have been resurfaced in at least a decade.
No milling and resurfacing work is scheduled this week. Instead, construction crews will focus on repairing concrete curbs, gutters, and sidewalks. Traffic impacts should be minimal.
Meantime, Pensacola Energy crews will be working throughout the city to replace more than 75-miles of obsolete, cast-iron natural gas lines with new, polyethylene pipes.
The natural gas work is taking place primarily off the roadway and presenting few traffic impacts. But, as is the case with the street resurfacing work, vehicles parked on the street must be removed before work begins. The natural gas main replacement program is slated for completion early next year.
All planned construction activities are weather-dependent. Work may be postponed, delayed, or re-scheduled in the event of rain, cold, windy or other inclement conditions.
More information on the street resurfacing program is available by calling the city’s information line, (850) 380-9188. Questions about the natural gas distribution system upgrades should be referred to Pensacola Energy, (850) 474-5300.