17th Avenue Interchange Update
Construction work will close 17th Avenue north and southbound, from north of the CSX railroad trestle (Graffiti Bridge) to Bayfront Parkway, Thursday, Oct. 21 from 8 p.m. until Monday, Oct. 25 at 5 a.m. The closure will allow crews to complete work to open the new roundabout at 17th Avenue. During the closure, southbound traffic on 17th Avenue will be detoured to 14th Avenue using East Belmont Street. Pensacola Bay Bridge traffic destined for 17th Avenue northbound will be detoured to Ninth Avenue.
- The new 17th Avenue interchange in Pensacola is scheduled to open by 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 25. The new interchange includes a flyover that connects westbound traffic exiting the Pensacola Bay Bridge with East Gregory Street and Bayfront Parkway. Beneath the flyover, a new single-lane roundabout has replaced the traffic signal formerly at 17th Avenue to provide seamless travel between the bridge, 17th Avenue north and southbound, East Gregory Street, and Bayfront Parkway.