Escambia County 292A - Gulf Beach Highway / Innerarity Point Road

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County Road 292A serves coastal communities along Big Lagoon and Perdido Bay along the Innerarity peninsula in southwest Escambia County. The 9.73-mile route replaced State Secondary 297 from SR 292 westward to Innerarity Point. The route is unsigned west of Sorrento Road (Florida 292).

A second portion of County Road 292A followed 1.22 miles of Sunset Avenue at Warrington. The residential route looped south from Florida 292 (Sunset Beach Highway) to Florida 295 (Navy Boulevard) north of Pensacola N.A.S. It was an unsigned route by 2006 and decommissioned in 2010.

County Road 292A east
Red Cedar Street originates at Innerarity Point and leads east to North Shore Road. Photo taken 01/31/06.
North Shore Road leads north from Red Cedar Street to intersect Innerarity Point Road east toward County Road 292A. Photo taken 01/31/06.
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Waters from Perdido Bay lap the north side of the Innerarity Point Road causeway north of Kees Bayou. Photos taken 01/31/06.
County maintenance along Innerarity Point Road commences as the road curves southeastward near Kees Bayou. No sign is posted for CR 292A. Photo taken 01/31/06.
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Looking south from the boat ramp lot off Cruzat Way, south of County Road 292A (Innerarity Point Road), at the Intracoastal Canal and Perdido Key. Photos taken 01/31/06.
Innerarity Point Road becomes Gulf Beach Highway east of SR 292 and this traffic light. Sorrento Road carries SR 292 northeast across Tarklin Bayou Preserve State Park while Perdido Key Drive doubles as the state road south across the Theo Baars Bridge onto Perdido Key. Photo taken 01/31/06.
Escambia County Road 292A (Gulf Beach Highway) veers away from Big Lagoon and intersects SR 173 (Blue Angel Parkway) at a traffic light. Photo taken 01/03/10.
SR 173 commences an 11.93-mile route to SR 297 at Belleview from CR 292A (Gulf Beach Highway). Blue Angel Parkway south doubles as unsigned CR 173 to the west gate of Pensacola Naval Air Station. Photo taken 01/03/10.
Turning northward, County Road 292A extends another 1.9 miles from SR 173 through Pleasant Grove on the return to SR 292 (Sorrento Road). Photo taken 05/16/04.
County Road 292A west
Gulf Beach Highway leaves SR 292 west for County Road 292A south at Sorrento Road. A reassurance marker for CR 292 appears along the ensuing stretch. Photo taken 01/30/06.
County Road 292A initially leads south before swinging westward toward Big Lagoon. A 1999-built bridge spans Bayou Grande just beyond SR 292 (Sorrento Road). Photo taken 01/30/06.
Angling southwest from SR 173 (Blue Angel Parkway), Escambia County Road 292A (Gulf Beach Highway) passes through residential areas before paralleling the north shore of Big Lagoon. Photo taken 07/31/10.
A commercialized intersection joins CR 292A (Gulf Beach Highway) with SR 292 south ahead of the Theo Baars Bridge onto Perdido Key. CR 292A continues west as an unsigned route to the Innerarity community. Photo taken 07/31/10.
End county maintenance sign posted along the narrow strip of land between Perdido Bay and Kees Bayou. This sign is no longer posted and the entrance walls to Innerarity visible here were removed. Photo taken 01/31/06.
Looking south from Innerarity Point at Ono Island, Alabama and condominiums rising from adjacent Perdido Key, Florida. Photo taken 01/31/06.
Perdido Bay wraps around Innerarity Point, feeding into Arnica Bay and Bayou St. John in Alabama to the west and the Intracoastal Waterway to the east. Photo taken 01/31/06.
The Perdido Pass Bridge along Alabama 182 comes into view far to the southwest at the west end of Perdido Key. Photo taken 01/31/06.
Former County Road 292A (Sunset Avenue) west
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Sunset Avenue spans an arm of Bayou Grande across a 1954-built bridge into the Navy Point neighborhood. Photos taken 01/30/06.

Photo Credits:

05/16/04, 01/30/06, 01/31/06, 01/03/10, 07/31/10 by AARoads

Connect with:
State Road 173 - Blue Angel Parkway
State Road 292

Page Updated 03-24-2014.