Merlin Road After

Mission Statement

The Escambia County Division of Engineering and Construction manages and provides oversight on real estate acquisitions, the county’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System MS-4 permit, contract design and construction of local option sales tax-funded infrastructure projects, which include bridges, new roadways, roadway resurfacing, dirt road paving, lane widening, stormwater facilities, civil site work on public property and the construction of grants and other agency-funded projects. The division also manages contracted survey, design and construction services for infrastructure projects funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Natural Resource Conservation Service, Federal Highway Association, Hazard Mitigation Grant Program, RESTORE and other state and federal agencies.

Thompson Road paving and drainage

FY 2017-2018 Accomplishments

  • Awarded construction contracts for 52 projects totaling $37,829,555.
  • Awarded design contracts for 25 projects totaling $2,396,838.
  • Completed 11.34 miles of road resurfacing.
  • Completed 1.59 miles of dirt road paving.
  • Real estate processed and successfully presented 59 recommendations to the board of county commissioners for consideration, including: drainage easements for acceptance, donations for acceptance, acquisitions, authorizations for acquisition, public disclosures of information, authorization to purchase tax deed, authorization to cancel property tax on county-owned property, schedules for public hearing, and public hearings for vacations.  
  • Projects completed this year include: Beulah Road, Bradberry Dirt Road Paving, Cody Lane and Olive Road Sidewalks, Coffee Creek Bridge Replacement, CR182 Molino Road over Penasula Creek Bridge, Crabtree Church Road at Alligator Creek Bridge, Detroit Boulevard at Pine Forest Road, Gulf Beach Highway, Imperial Drive Pipe Lining, Jackson Lakes and Hurd Lane, Longleaf Drive over Marcus Creek Bridge Rehabilitation, Miller Dirt Road Paving, Montclair Sidewalks Phase 2, Sandy Hollow Road over Sandy Hollow Creek, Valkyry Way Right of Way, Bob White Drive Pipe Lining, Cherokee Trail Sidewalks, Cooley Road Drainage, CR99 over Freeman Springs Bridge Installation, Dallas Avenue, Dortch Road over Beaver Dam Creek Bridge, Ensley Drainage, H and Cross Street Sidewalk Improvements, Midas and Muldoon Pond Expansion and Outfall, Robertson Road, Thompson and McNeal Dirt Road Paving, Turnberry Place, Untreiner Sidewalks, Cotton Lake Dirt Road Paving, E Street Sidewalks, Gettysburg and Amelia Pipe Lining, Merlin Road Area Drainage Phase 2, Muscogee Road Widening and Drainage, Nokomis Road at Reedy Creek Bridge, Olive Road East, Phase 1, Quietwater Ferry Landing, Rebel Road Drainage, and Shadow Grove.
  • Projects to be completed in 2018-19 include: Bristol Park: $6.2 million, Lake Charlene: $2 million, Delano: $7.55 million, OLF Phase 2: $8.08 million, Beach Congestion Management Plan Phase 2 Parking Lots: $1.2 million, Beach Congestion Management Plan Phase 3 Round-a-Bouts Design: $1.1 million, Sheriff’s Range Rehab, Muscogee Road Phase IV B, Carver Park Drainage, North Old Corry Field Sidewalks, South Old Corry Field Road Bridge, Ferry Landing Phase II and Phase III: $1 million. 

Shadow Grove after


Dollars awarded for construction contracts for 52 infrastructure projects


Dollars awarded for more than 25 design contracts


Resurfacing miles completed