Escambia County adopted a Local Preference Initiative on September 16, 2013, to improve local business access to bidding on vehicles and equipment being sought for purchase by the County. The initiative took effect October 1, 2013. The Escambia County website, MyEscambia.com, has implemented an alert specifically for businesses and residents interested in updates regarding Purchasing, a division of Budget and Management Services.
Escambia County wants to know what's important to you. Let us know your priorities for future RESTORE fund projects. Submit your comments via email, online survey or attend the February 2 RESTORE Meeting, 221 Palafox Place, Board Chambers, 4:00 p.m
The right lane of westbound Interstate 10 (I-10) near the Scenic Highway overpass at exit 17 in Escambia County will be closed from 7 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 27 and Wednesday, Jan. 28. The nightly closures will allow crews to position large beams for the new Scenic Highway overpass.
Crews will perform repairs on overhead lights on U.S. 98 across the Pensacola Bay Bridge beginning tomorrow, Thursday, January 27, at 8 p.m. through 5 a.m., Wednesday, January 28. Drivers can expect minor delays.
Escambia County’s new Corrections Director, Michael Tidwell, officially began working for Escambia County today, Monday, January 26.