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New bus service begins today

New bus service begins today

Escambia County Area Transit (ECAT) has announced it will begin a new bus route Monday, Oct. 5 to transport passengers between Escambia County and the City of Gulf Breeze. The route will begin at the Pensacola Bay Center park and ride lot at 121 East Gregory Street and conclude at the Tiger Point Community Center, 1370 Tiger Point Lane in Gulf Breeze.

Bridge repairs expected to take approximately six months

Bridge repairs expected to take approximately six months

After a multi-layer inspection and assessment by the Florida Department of Transportation’s (FDOT) statewide team of bridge experts, FDOT has announced that the recommended repairs to the damaged areas of the Pensacola Bay Bridge will take approximately six months to complete, weather permitting. FDOT and its partners have made the reopening of the bridge a top priority and have numerous efforts underway.

The Pensacola Bay Bridge detour routes

The Pensacola Bay Bridge detour routes

The Pensacola Bay Bridge that connects Gulf Breeze and Pensacola via U.S. 98 is closed due to damage sustained during Hurricane Sally. Bridge repairs are underway. Drivers may detour using the Garcon Point Bridge on State Road 281 or via S.R. 87, both in Santa Rosa County. The Garcon Point Bridge is open to all vehicles, and tolls have been temporarily suspended.

The Pensacola Bay Bridge is currently closed to all traffic

The Pensacola Bay Bridge is currently closed to all traffic

The Pensacola Bay Bridge that connects Gulf Breeze and Pensacola via U.S. 98 is closed due to damage sustained during Hurricane Sally. Bridge repairs are underway, though at this time a schedule for completing the repairs is not available. Drivers may detour using the Garcon Point Bridge on State Road 281 in Santa Rosa County. The bridge is now open to all vehicles and tolls have been temporarily suspended.

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