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NPS Pensacola Bay Ferry Passenger Service

This project includes water-side and land-side improvements in preparation of the National Park Service Pensacola Bay Ferry Passenger Service that began spring 2018.

Three landing sites have been selected for the ferry service, including Plaza de Luna at Palafox Pier, Quietwater Beach at Pensacola Beach and Fort Pickens. Several improvements are planned for the Quietwater beach site including, but not limited to an extension and widening of the existing dock, shade structures, ticket sales, etc.
  • Phase I: Complete
  • County received FHWA grant for Phase I improvements

  • Phase II Design & Survey: Underway
  • Includes Widening & Improvements to existing Quietwater Pier
  • Negotiations Complete
  • BCC Awarded Contract:  Mott-MacDonald
  • PO Issued: Design of Phase II Underway
  • Permitting Underway
  • Design and Permitting: Funding issues are being addressed; permit & design are moving forward
  • Construction: To Be Determined
  • Photo of Pensacola Bay Ferry Boat
  • Photo of NPS Pensacola Bay Ferry Passenger Service Project Area

Last Updated: 08/27/2020

Project Manager:
Cooper Saunders

Office Phone:
(850) 595-3738
Mott MacDonald
District #:
District 4
CRA District:
Safe Neighborhood District:
Funding Sources:
Federal Grant
Sponsoring Division:
Engineering - Construction Management
Project Status:


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