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Florida 393

State Road 393 constitutes a 1.83-mile arterial route connecting U.S. 98 (Miracle Strip Parkway) in Mary Esther with Fort Walton Beach and Florida 189 (Beal Parkway).

Florida 393 north
Florida 393 travels wholly as a four-lane divided highway between U.S. 98 (Miracle Strip Parkway) and Florida 189 (Beal Parkway). This is the first shield. Photo taken 05/13/11.
Connections with Florida 189 north lead motorists three miles to Wright and eight miles into Eglin Air Force Base. Photo taken 10/31/08.
Northbound Florida 393 at the traffic light with Hollywood Boulevard. Hollywood Boulevard heads west to Doolittle Boulevard and Hill Avenue near Hurlburt Field and east to downtown Ft. Walton Beach and Bay Drive off Choctawhatchee Bay. Photo taken 05/13/12.
Continuing north from Hollywood Boulevard on Florida 393 (Mary Esther Boulevard) near the Santa Rosa Mall. Photo taken 05/13/12.
Bryn Athyn Boulevard meets Florida 393 (Mary Esther Boulevard) opposite the Santa Rosa Mall. Photo taken 05/13/12.
Page Bacon Road intersects Florida 393 south of the Ft. Walton Beach city limits. Photo taken 05/13/12.
Florida 393 northbound formally enters the city of Fort Walton Beach ahead of Anchor's Street. Anchor's Street stems west through The City of Fort Walton Beach Commerce and Technology Park to Hill Avenue in the western reaches of the city. Photo taken 05/13/12.

Florida 393 (Mary Esther Boulevard) bends eastward at Sullivan Street. Photo taken 10/31/08.
Lovejoy Road meets Mary Esther Boulevard at the next signalized intersection from Hill Avenue. Photo taken 05/13/12.
Jonquil Avenue travels north-south across Florida 393, joining the street grid from Hollywood Boulevard to the south with subdivisions along Cinco Bayou to the north. Photo taken 05/13/12.
Marilyn Avenue ends at Florida 393 within the Sun Plaza Shopping Center area of Mary Esther Boulevard. Photo taken 10/31/08.
Florida 393 is well signed through its commercialized frontage. Photo taken 05/13/12.
Wright Parkway stems southward from Florida 393 (Mary Esther Parkway) as a through road to Hollywood Boulevard and U.S. 98. Photo taken 10/31/08.
Florida 189 (Beal Parkway) heads west from central Ft. Walton Beach to meet Florida 393 just across the city line. Photo taken 05/13/12.
Florida 189 comprises 10.53 miles of road between the Air Armament Center of Eglin A.F.B. and U.S. 98 (Miracle Strip Parkway) near downtown Ft. Walton Beach. Photo taken 10/31/08.
Florida 393, the Mary Esther Cutoff, concludes at Florida 189 (Beal Parkway) opposite Oak Street. Photo taken 05/13/12.
Florida 393 south
Turning southward onto Florida 393, drivers are immediately faced with this mileage sign for Mary Esther. State Road 393 formally enters the city of Mary Esther in one mile ahead of Bryn Mawr Boulevard. Photo taken 09/16/11.
Florida 393 is well signed on its four-lane drive along Mary Esther Boulevard. The road is dually known as Mary Esther Boulevard and Mary Esther Cutoff. Photo taken 05/13/12.
2012-05-13 Wright Parkway leads south from Florida 393 (Mary Esther Boulevard) to Hollywood Boulevard and junction U.S. 98 (Miracle Strip Parkway). Photo taken 05/13/12.
Marilyn Avenue ends at Florida 393 within the Sun Plaza Shopping Center area of Mary Esther Boulevard. Photo taken 05/13/12. Second photo taken 09/16/11.
Jonquil Avenue travels north-south across Florida 393, joining subdivisions along Cinco Bayou to the north with the street grid from Hollywood Boulevard to the south. Photo taken 09/16/11.
Lovejoy Road spurs west from Florida 393 (Mary Esther Boulevard) to Hill Avenue in west Ft. Walton Beach. Photo taken 09/16/11.
Florida 393 turns more southward at the intersection with Anchor's Street west. Anchor's Street bisects Ft. Walton Beach Commerce and Technology Park as it travels between Mary Esther Boulevard and Hill Avenue. Photo taken 05/13/12.
Reassurance marker posted after Anchor's Street for Florida 393 south. Photo taken 05/13/12.
Page Bacon Road intersects Florida 393 south of the Mary Esther city limits. Photo taken 05/13/12.
Bryn Athyn Boulevard meets Florida 393 (Mary Esther Boulevard) opposite the Santa Rosa Mall. Photo taken 05/13/12.
Hollywood Boulevard represents an important east-west street linking the city of Mary Esther with downtown Ft. Walton Beach. Photo taken 05/13/12.
Florida 393 continues one quarter mile south of Hollywood Boulevard to junction U.S. 98. Photo taken 09/16/11.
Florida 393 (Mary Esther Boulevard) draws to a close at U.S. 98 (Miracle Strip Parkway) three mile east of Hurlburt Field. Photo taken 09/16/11.
U.S. 98 joins Mary Esther with Navarre, Gulf Breeze, and Pensacola to the west and Ft. Walton Beach and Destin to the east. Photo taken 09/16/11.

Photo Credits:
2008-10-31, 2011-05-13, 2011-09-16, 2012-05-13 by AARoads

Page Updated 05-17-2012.

 
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