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  • FDOT Re-Opens Pensacola Bay Bridge to Four Lanes

    Jun 17, 2021
    The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) reopened the Pensacola Bay Bridge to four lanes of traffic this morning in phases, re-establishing the safe and efficient connection between the communities of Gulf Breeze and Pensacola. The traffic pattern reverted to the configuration on the bridge prior to when it was damaged by Hurricane Sally on Sept. 18, 2020.
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  • Heat Safety Tips from Escambia County

    Jun 16, 2021
    With the National Weather Service of Mobile predicting the hottest weekend of the year, Escambia County encourages residents to practice heat safety and know the potential risks associated with high temperatures. NWS is forecasting a heat index of 107 degrees for the Escambia County area on Saturday, and a heat index of 109 degrees on Sunday. Heat advisories may also be issued over the weekend.
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  • Reminder: BCC to Hold Regular Board Meeting June 17

    Jun 16, 2021
    The Escambia County Board of Commissioners will hold several meetings Thursday, June 17. Public Forum will begin at 8:30 a.m. followed by the BCC Regular Meeting at 9 a.m. All meetings will take place in the board chambers of the Ernie Lee Magaha Government Building, located on the first floor of 221 Palafox Place.
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  • Tropical Weather Threat Update

    Jun 16, 2021
    Escambia County Emergency Management is closely monitoring the potential for tropical development in the western Gulf of Mexico later this week. A tropical disturbance over the Bay of Campeche in the far southern Gulf of Mexico this morning is expected to gradually become better organized by the end of this week and lift north across the western Gulf of Mexico. A tropical depression is likely to form late Thursday or Friday.
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  • UPDATE: Drive Thru Food Giveaway Sponsored by District 5 Commissioner Barry June 17

    Jun 15, 2021
    The public is invited to a drive thru food giveaway sponsored by District 5 County Commissioner Steven Barry, Feeding the Gulf Coast and Pensacola Caring Hearts Justified Incarcerated Ministries. The event will take place on Thursday, June 17 at 10 a.m. until supplies last at Bradberry Park, 4760 County Rd. 99A, McDavid, FL 32568. For more information, please call (850) 375-1838.
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