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Florida 752 - Texar Drive

Known as Texar Drive, Florida 752 is a short spur from Florida 295 (Fairfield Drive) eastward to Florida 289 (Ninth Avenue). It crosses over Interstate 110 with no access.

SR 752 Terminus Location Mileage
East Florida 289 - Pensacola 1.18
West Florida 295 - Pensacola 0.00
source: compiled from FDOT Federal-Aid Report

Florida 752 east
The first eastbound shield of Florida 752 resides along Texar Drive between SR 295 (Fairfield Drive) and G Street. Three blocks of industrial businesses line the four lane road through to U.S. 29. Photo taken 01/31/06.
Nearing the intersection with E Street on Florida 752 eastbound. Escambia County 443 is no longer listed on the FDOT Federal-Aid Road Report or included within the FDOT GIS files, yet signage alludes to the route that traveled south to U.S. 90 & 98 (Cerventes Street). Photo taken 01/31/06.
The intersection with U.S. 29 (Palafox Street) follows a Burlington Northern Railroad crossing on Texar Drive. U.S. 29 comprises a secondary arterial between Brent and the Pensacola central business district. The highway increases in traffic to the north, becoming one of the main commercial strips for the metropolitan area.
The shields for U.S. 29 pictured here were removed by 2006. Photo taken 12/20/03.
Florida 752 elevates to pass over a CSX Railroad line from U.S. 29 to the North Pensacola neighborhood. Photo taken 01/31/06.
Lowering from the railroad bridge, Texar Drive passes under a pedestrian bridge to Brown Barge Middle School. Frontage roads loop under the bridge to connect SR 752 with Marcus Drive north and Guillemard Street south. Photo taken 01/31/06.
Passing under the Interstate 110 mainline between Tarragona Street and SR 291 (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive) south. I-110 was widened to six lanes by 2008, and these overpasses were refurbished in the process. Photo taken 01/31/06.
Florida 291 utilizes a one-way street couplet from Exit 4 of Interstate 110 southward to Wright Street near the Pensacola Civic Center. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive carries the state road southbound. Photo taken 01/31/06.

Northbound SR 291 follows Davis Street one block to the east. The couplet merges to form a five to seven lane arterial (Davis Highway) from Florida 295 (Fairfield Drive) north to Brent, Ferry Pass and U.S. 90 Alternate (Nine Mile Road) near the University of West Florida. Photo taken 01/31/06.
Florida 752 reenters the city limits of Pensacola east of Florida 291 (Davis Street) north. Texar Drive expands into a four-lane tree lined boulevard. Photo taken 01/31/06.
Three blocks east of SR 291 is junction Florida 289 (Ninth Avenue), the eastern terminus of Florida 752. Photo taken 01/31/06.
Texar Drive continues east from Ninth Avenue as a local roadway to 17th Avenue and the Bayou Texar area. Florida 289 consists of a four-lane boulevard southbound to the intersection with U.S. 90 and 98 split. Northward the state road continues to Cordova Mall and Olive Road (former State Road 290). Photo taken 01/31/06.
Florida 752 west
Texar Drive becomes State Road 752 west of Ninth Avenue (SR 289). The first shield resides at the corner of Torres Avenue. Photo taken 08/30/10.
Three blocks west of SR 289 is the junction with Florida 291 (Davis Street) north. Florida 291 transitions from a residential through street to a commercial arterial nearby at Fairfield Drive (SR 295). Photo taken 08/30/10.
Florida 291 constitutes a busy commercial route through northeast Pensacola to Exit 13 of Interstate 110 and West Florida Regional Medical Center. The state road ends at U.S. 90 Alternate (Nine Mile Road), north of Ferry Pass. Photo taken 08/30/10.
One block further west at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive (Florida 291) south. SR 291 concludes at U.S. 98 Business (Gregory Street) outside downtown Pensacola. Photo taken 08/30/10.
Florida 752 leaves SR 291 and passes under six lanes of Interstate 110. Photo taken 08/30/10.
A pedestrian bridge links Brown Barge Middle School with the North Pensacola neighborhood over Texar Drive. Florida 752 enters a notch of Pensacola between Miller Street and junction U.S. 29. Photo taken 08/30/10.
Drivers west on SR 752 ascend to cross over a CSX Railroad line before dropping to a signalized intersection with U.S. 29 (Palafox Street). Shields for U.S. 29 are not posted in either direction of the junction. Photo taken 08/30/10.
E Street (former County Road 443) stems south from Florida 752 (Texar Drive) to Baptist Hospital, U.S. 90 & 98 (Cerventes Street) and Cypress Street near the Pensacola Bayfront. Photo taken 08/30/10.

Photo Credits:
2003-12-20, 2006-01-31, 2010-08-30 by AARoads

Connect with:
U.S. Highway 29
Florida 289 - Ninth Avenue
Florida 291
Florida 295

Page Updated 11-13-2012.

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