Escambia County Update

News Release
Escambia County
Office of Public Information and Communications
221 Palafox Place, Suite 410
Pensacola FL 32502

Flooding Event News Release #6
Escambia County officials continue to evaluate the damage from the flooding event on Tuesday, April 29. Escambia County has begun a full inspection of roads, bridges and other infrastructure.

An American Red Cross shelter is located at the Fricker Community Center, 900 North “F” Street, Pensacola.

The Escambia Tax Collector Office in Warrington is closed indefinitely due to flood damage. All other tax collector offices are open for regular business.
The Florida Department of Transportation and Escambia County Outreach Event scheduled for Tuesday, May 6, has been postponed. The event will be rescheduled at a later date.
The Escambia County Road Prison has cancelled visitation hours for the weekend due to recovery efforts.

Escambia County Extension phones are currently down, however, the office is open for business.

Reopening Friday, May 2:

· Escambia County School District, except Holm Elementary School
· Escambia County Area Transit (ECAT)

Road Condition Update
Mobile Highway – bridge
Airport Boulevard – bridge
Meadowbrook Drive – bridge from Meadowbrook Drive to Scenic Hills Drive
Bauer Road – sinkhole
Atlanta Avenue and Augusta Avenue – bridge from Gulf Beach Highway to Selma Street
Morningside Drive – washout
Old Corry Field Road – bridge from Navy Boulevard to Idlewood Drive
Prieto Drive – sinkhole from Prieto Drive to Twin Oaks Drive
Bridge Creek Drive – bridge
Ponte Verde Road – washout
Winthrop Ave – washout
North Loop Road – washout
Scenic Highway –washout from Whimbledon Drive to Scenic Highway Circle
Main Street – washout from A Street to Devilliers Street
Tarragona Street – washout from Gadsden Street to Jackson Street
Mallory Street – sinkhole
Crow Road – washout from LiFair to Kaause
Oak Valley Drive – washout
Piedmont Road – washout from Tronjo Drive to Hallmark Drive
Hansen Boulevard – washout at Bayilss and at 212 and 105 Hansen Boulevard
Klondike Road – bridge
High Pointe Drive – washout at Constantine
Interstate Circle – bridge
Blue Springs Drive – washout
Burning Tree Road – bridge
Stillbrooke Road – bridge
Pineville Road – bridge
Scenic Highway – washout from Bayview Way to Logan Drive

Emerald Coast Utilities Authority ECUA residential and commercial sanitation collections resumed today but are delayed by one day for the balance of the week. Collections scheduled for yesterday are being collected today, Thursday’s and Friday’s collections will follow suit and be made on Friday and Saturday, respectively.

All services are being provided including curbside recycling, yard waste and bulk waste collections. Yard waste and bulk waste collection may be delayed due to the heavy volume of flood debris. Collection crews will be working overtime and weekends until the clean-up is completed. Please do not place any debris in the right of way unless it is ready to be removed by ECUA collection crews. For more information, customers may contact ECUA Customer Service at (850) 476-0480.

ECUA is asking the community to report water or sewer main breaks by calling (850) 476-0480 or after hours call (850) 476-5110. For more information on ECUA boil water notices please visit their website by clicking here.

Residents in Escambia County who need non-emergency assistance can call the Citizens Information Center at (850) 471-6600.

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