Flooding Event News Release #10

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Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 4:44pm

As of this morning, in Escambia County more than 3,200 homes were damaged and 13 destroyed. One hundred seventeen commercial businesses were damaged. The breakdown is as follows:

  • 1687 residential homes with major damage with 12 inches of water or more
  • 1518 residential homes have received minor damaged with 12 inches or water or less
  • 13 residential homes destroyed
  • 117 commercial businesses have been majorly damaged with more than 12 inches of water

County Engineering crews continue to work to assess damage to roads, bridges and drainage systems. Current estimates place damage to this infrastructure at approximately $21 million. This figure is expected to increase as assessments continue.

Residents who have not reported street flooding or drainage problems are encouraged to call the Citizens Information Center (CIC) at (850) 471-6600.

The Fricker Community Center, 900 North F Street, Pensacola, continues to serve as a shelter in partnership with The Red Cross and is currently housing 51 people and The Salvation Army (Main Building), 1501 North Q Street, is currently housing 44 people.

Road Closures

Residents are advised to find alternate routes for the following roads in Escambia County that remain closed:

  • Ashland Avenue – flooding from Ashland Avenue to Ponderosa Drive
  • Ashland Avenue – flooding from Ponderosa Drive to Croquett Street
  • Bauer Road – construction from Sorrento Road to Gulf Beach Highway
  • Blue Springs Drive – washout – all directions
  • Burning Tree Road – bridge – all directions
  • Dog Track Road – washout from Dog Track Road North to Lillian Highway
  • Fannie Road – bridge from Campbell Road to Carnley Road
  • High Pointe Drive – washout at Constantine
  • Interstate Circle – bridge – all directions
  • Johnson Avenue – bridge from East Johnson Avenue to East Olive Road
  • Lloyd Street East – washout at 20th Street
  • Massachusetts Avenue – flooding at Kelly Avenue
  • Maxam Street – flooding – both north and south bound
  • Morningside Drive – washout both east and west bound
  • Oak Valley Drive – washout – all directions
  • Old Corry Field Road – bridge from Navy Boulevard to Idlewood Drive
  • Piedmont Road – washout from Tronjo Drive to Hallmark Drive
  • Pineville Road – bridge – both north and south bound 
  • Ponderosa Drive – flooding – from Ashland Avenue to Bowman Avenue
  • Ronda Street – washout from Daniel to Rufus
  • Scenic Highway –washout from Whimbledon Drive to Scenic Highway Circle
  • Scenic Highway - washout from Bayview Way to Logan Drive
  • Scenic Highway - washout from just north of Olive Road to Nine Mile Road
  • Southwind Circle – washout – Southbay Drive to Southsky Lane
  • Stillbrooke Road – bridge – all directions 
  • Tarragona Street – washout from Gadsden Street to Jackson Street
  • Winthrop Avenue – washout – all directions