U.S. 90 East - Escambia County

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U.S. 90 East
U.S. 90 crosses into the Sunshine State midway across the bridge spanning the Perdido River. Photo taken 05/17/14.
U.S. 90 intersects Ruby's Camp Road to Rubys Fish Camp and boat ramp along the initial stretch in Escambia County. Photo taken 05/17/14.
The first confirming marker for U.S. 90 east in Florida. State Road 10 accompanies the US highway east to U.S. 90 Alternate (Nine Mile Road). Photo taken 05/17/14.
Replacement of the Peridido River Bridge along U.S. 90 in 2011/12 included shifting the alignment of roadway southward to the welcome sign east of Rubys Camp Road. Photo taken 05/17/14.
A weigh station lines the south side of U.S. 90 (Mobile Highway) midway between the Alabama line and Westernway Drive near Beulah. Used for both directions of U.S. 90, this facility was reconstructed in the mid-2000s. Photo taken 05/17/14.
Advancing into the rural community of Beulah, U.S. 90 (Mobile Highway) approaches the split with U.S. 90 Alternate (Nine Mile Road). Photo taken 05/17/14.
U.S. 90 expands to four lanes leading into the wye intersection with Nine Mile Road. Removed by 2006, this guide sign for U.S. 90/90A was installed in Fall 2003. Photo taken 12/20/03.
Nine Mile Road bypasses Pensacola to the north, carrying the SR 10 designation east to Ensley and U.S. 90 (Scenic Highway) near the Santa Rosa County line. U.S. 90 (Mobile Highway) loops southeast from Beulah as SR 10A. Photo taken 05/17/14.
Nine Mile Road runs east through suburban areas to Interstate 10 while U.S. 90 angles southeast to Bellview. Photo taken 05/17/14.
U.S. 90 narrows back to two lanes beyond Nine Mile Road. A mixture of forest, rural subdivisions and mobile home parks line Mobile Highway from Beulah to Bellview. Photo taken 12/20/03.
Nearing a 7.604-mile segment of Escambia County Road 99 (Beulah Road) on U.S. 90 (Mobile Highway) east. CR 99 exists in three segments in western Escambia County. Photo taken 02/01/06.
The intersection U.S. 90 and Beulah Road (CR 99) as seen from the Mobile Highway eastbound. Beulah Road is a rural highway linking U.S. 90 with CR 184 (Muscogee Road) near Farm Hill to the north and Hurst Hammock to the south. Traffic calming devices are used along Beulah Road between U.S. 90 and U.S. 90 Alternate (Nine Mile Road). Photo taken 02/01/06.
Continuing from Beulah and County Road 99 on U.S. 90 (Mobile Highway) east. Photo taken 05/17/14.
Eastbound reassurance marker posted between Beulah School Road and Woodside Road. Photo taken 02/01/06.
Nearing the signalized intersection of SR 173 (Blue Angel Parkway / Longleaf Drive) on U.S. 90 eastbound. Measuring 12.71 miles overall, SR 173 links U.S. 90 with Saufley Field (via CR 296) two miles to the south. Photo taken 02/01/06.
Blue Angel Parkway leads south from U.S. 90 (Mobile Highway) to Pleasant Grove and the west gate of Pensacola Naval Air Station. SR 173 extends eastward along Longleaf Drive to end at SR 297 (Pine Forest Road) in two thirds of a mile. Photo taken 11/17/12.
Confirming marker posted south of SR 173 (Blue Angel Parkway). Photo taken 05/17/14.
U.S. 90 (Mobile Highway) intersects the south end of SR 297 (Pine Forest Road) by the Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds. Photo taken 05/17/14.
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SR 297 (Pine Forest Road) comprises a multi lane arterial northward from Bellview to Interstate 10 (Exit 7) and Nine Mile Road (U.S. 90 Alternate) at Pine Forest. Photo taken 02/01/06. Second photo taken 05/17/14.
Heading southward through Bellview along U.S. 90 (Mobile Highway) near Bellview Avenue. Photo taken 05/17/17.
Bellview Avenue leads west from U.S. 90 to Fence Road at Saufley Field and east to Memphis Avenue through residential areas of Bellview. Photo taken 05/17/14.
Less than a mile south of the Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds, U.S. 90 reaches the busy intersection with Michigan Avenue (SR 296 east) and Saufley Field Road (CR 296 west). Photo taken 05/17/14.
CR 296 (Saufley Field Road) connects with SR 173 (Blue Angel Parkway) 1.3 miles to the west. SR 173 south to SR 292 leads to Perdido Key. CR 296 concludes at the Naval Education Training Professional Development Technology Center (Saufley Field). Photo taken 05/17/14.
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SR 296 extends eastward along Michigan Avenue from U.S. 90 and CR 296 (Saufley Field Road) 3.7 miles to U.S. 29 (Palafox Street) at Brent. SR 296 converges with U.S. 90 again in 9.66 miles by Bayou Texar in Pensacola. Photo taken 05/17/14. Second photo taken 05/07/04.
South of SR 296, U.S. 90 (Mobile Highway) runs alongside undeveloped areas by Turners Creek. Photo taken 05/17/14.
Marlane Drive and Cerny Road form a collector west from U.S. 90 (Mobile Highway) to SR 173 (Blue Angel Parkway) through areas of south Bellview. Photo taken 05/15/14.
Massachusetts Avenue stems east from U.S. 90 (Mobile Highway) to SR 292 (Pace Boulevard) and U.S. 29 (Palafox Street) at Brent. The road serves several subdivisions including Westernmark and Montclair. Photo taken 05/15/14.
Edison Drive is the main entrance to the Mayfair and Live Oak Terrace neighborhoods, located east of U.S. 90 and north of SR 295. Photo taken 05/15/14.
The lone shield for forthcoming SR 727 (Fairfield Drive) on U.S. 90 east was removed after 2003. Preceding Fairfield Drive, traffic lights were added at the intersection with Cherokee Trail for big box retail. Photo taken 12/20/03.
U.S. 90 (Mobile Highway) east at SR 727 (Fairfield Drive). The 6.83 mile route forms an arc around Myrtle Grove and West Pensacola from SR 292 (Gulf Beach Highway) to SR 295 (New Warrington Spur). Photo taken 05/15/14.
A reassurance shield for U.S. 90 follows Fairfield Drive (SR 727) along Mobile Highway eastbound. Photo taken 06/01/13.
SR 295 (New Warrington Spur) follows a short expressway between SR 727 (Fairfield Drive) and New Warrington Road. U.S. 90 east meets SR 295 at a parclo B2 interchange. Photo taken 06/01/13.
U.S. 90 (Mobile Highway) advances east to the SR 295 branch along New Warrington Road. With the expressway portion of SR 295 bypassing to the west, New Warrington Road acts as a connector for the remaining movements with U.S. 90. Photo taken 05/15/14.
SR 295 (New Warrington Road) south links U.S. 90 with SR 298 (Lillian Highway) adjacent to Pensacola Plaza shopping center. SR 298 concludes nearby at Old Corry Field Road (CR 295A), but historically met U.S. 90 directly. Photo taken 05/15/14.
The service road linking U.S. 90 with Lillian Highway ahead of the Alabama and Gulf Coast Railway (AGR) underpass represents an original segment of Mobile Highway. Including a section of twin-slab concrete, the ramp joins U.S. 90 with Lillian Highway and Border Street. Photo taken 05/16/14.
U.S. 90 (Mobile Highway) east at Green Street in West Pensacola. Photo taken 05/16/14.
Shoemaker Street joins U.S. 90 with residential neighborhoods in West Pensacola. Photo taken 05/16/14.
Entering the Brownsville community, U.S. 90 (Mobile Highway) intersects W Street (County Road 453). Photo taken 05/16/14.
CR 453 travels 5.30 miles north from U.S. 98 (Navy Boulevard) to U.S. 29 (Palafox Street) near Brent. The multi lane boulevard comprises one of the primary streets through western reaches of Pensacola. Photo taken 05/16/14.
U.S. 90 shifts onto Cervantes Street east beyond CR 453 (W Street). The highway passes through older residential and commercial strips on the ensuing stretch toward the Garden District of Pensacola. Photo taken 05/16/04.
Continuing into the Pensacola city limits, U.S. 90 approaches T Street (CR 493). Sparsely signed, CR 493 parallels CR 453 between Jackson Street (unsigned CR 298A) and SR 295 (Fairfield Drive). Photo taken 05/16/14.
U.S. 90 (Cervantes Street) eastbound at T Street (County Road 493). T Street extends five blocks south to Wright Street. Photo taken 05/16/14.
Cervantes Street progresses five blocks east from T Street to U.S. 98 at SR 292 (Pace Boulevard). Photo taken 05/16/14.
U.S. 98 joins U.S. 90 (Cervantes Street) eastbound from an overlap with SR 292 (Pace Boulevard) to the south. SR 292 continues northward along Pace Boulevard to SR 295 (Fairfield Drive) and U.S. 29 (Palafox Street) at Brent. Photo taken 05/16/14.
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U.S. 90/98 combine east from SR 292 for 2.06 miles along Cervantes Street in Pensacola. Photo taken 05/16/14.
Approaching the signalized intersection with E Street on U.S. 90 & 98 (Cervantes Street) eastbound. Despite signage posted for County Road 443, E Street no longer shows up as a county maintained roadway in FDOT shape files. Escambia County Road 443 was a vastly unsigned route utilizing E Street between Cervantes Street and SR 752 (Texar Drive). Photo taken 11/30/08.
Mast-arm traffic lights at the intersection of U.S. 90/98 (Cervantes Street) and E Street. E Street heads 0.6 mile southward to U.S. 98 Business (Garden Street), by Barrancas Avenue. Photo taken 05/16/14.
U.S. 90/98 (Cervantes Street) eastbound kink northward at A Street. The Pensacola street grid shifts to match the Pensacola Bay coastline east of A Street from Maxwell Street south to Main Street. Photo taken 05/16/14.
Eastbound U.S. 90/98 confirming markers posted along Cervantes Street at Devilliers Street. Photo taken 05/16/14.
North of the Garden District, U.S. 90/ 98 intersect Spring Street. Spring Street, Baylen Street, and Palafox Street pass through the scenic neighborhood between Cervantes Street and U.S. 98 Business (Garden Street). Spring Street was switched to two way traffic on November 20, 2012. Photo taken 05/16/14.
One block east of Spring Street at Baylen Street. Baylen Street was also switched from one way to two way traffic by early December 2012. The signal here is the second in a series of seven between Spring Street and SR 291 north (Davis Highway). Photo taken 11/17/12.
An erroneous shield for SR 29 once took the place of U.S. 29 along U.S. 90/98 (Cervantes Street) east between Baylen and Palafox Streets. It was corrected within six months. Photo taken 12/20/03.
U.S. 29 travels along Palafox Street northward to Pensacola Boulevard en route to Brent, Ensley, Gonzalez, and Cantonment. Photo taken 05/16/14.
Another erroneous SR 29 shield was posted at the southern terminus of U.S. 29/SR 95 along U.S. 90/98 (Cervantes Street) eastbound. Additionally, this sign displayed U.S. 29 continuing southward along Palafox Street into Downtown, which it never did. Photo taken 12/20/03.
U.S. 29 constitutes the main artery out of the Pensacola metropolitan area to U.S. 31 and Alabama Route 113 at Flomaton.. U.S. 29 stretches 1,036 miles from Pensacola to Mt. Hebron, west of Baltimore, Maryland. Photo taken 05/16/14.
Cervantes Street elevated along a viaduct from U.S. 29 (Palafox Street) to a the half diamond interchange with Interstate 110 at Hayne Street. Originally a concrete bridge supported by timber pilings carried the roadway above a CSX Railroad line and adjacent Tarragona Street. That span was demolished and replaced during construction from April 2004 and October 2005. Photo taken 05/16/14.
Hayne Street flows north from Wright Street to U.S. 90 & 98 (Cervantes Street) and the northbound on-ramp to Interstate 110. Interstate 110 leads northward from the Pensacola Bay Center and U.S. 98 Business (Gregory Street) to Brent and Interstate 10 near Ferry Pass. Photo taken 01/31/06.
Hayne Street flows north from Wright Street to U.S. 90/98 (Cervantes Street) and the northbound entrance ramp for I-110. Interstate 110 leads northward from the Pensacola Bay Center and U.S. 98 Business (Gregory Street) to Brent and I-10 near Ferry Pass. Photo taken 05/16/14.
U.S. 90/98 lower from the Cervantes Street viaduct to intersect Hayne Street. Hayne Street runs alongside the elevated lanes of I-110 northward to the Maxwell Street on-ramp. Photo taken 05/27/13.
Reassurance markers posted between Hayne Street and southbound SR 291 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive / Alcaniz Street). SR 291 travels a one-way street couplet (Davis Street north / MLK Drive south) from Wright Street north to Davis Highway. Photo taken 05/27/13.
SR 291 is not acknowledged from Cervantes Street eastbound, however a reassurance marker lies just south of U.S. 90 & 98 along Alcaniz Street. SR 291 south concludes at U.S. 98 Business (Gregory Street). Photo taken 05/27/13.
Eastbound U.S. 90/98 (Cervantes Street) at SR 291 (Davis Street) north. An 11.22-mile long route, SR 291 transitions from residential streets to a busy commercial arterial from Pensacola north to Ferry Pass and Nine Mile Road (U.S. 90 Alternate). Photo taken 05/16/14.
Continuing east from Davis Highway on U.S. 90/98 (Cervantes Street) passes through a mixture of commercial and residential areas to 17th Avenue and Bayou Texar. Photo taken 05/16/14.
U.S. 98 turns combines with SR 289 southward 0.496 mile to Gregory and Chase Streets. SR 289 northbound continues to SR 752 (Texar Drive), bending northeast from there to Cordova Mall, College Park and Olive Road (CR 290) at Ferry Pass. Photo taken 05/15/14.
U.S. 90 (Cervantes Street) and U.S. 98 part ways at Ninth Avenue (SR 289). U.S. 98 shifts southward to coastal areas along the Emerald Coast between Gulf Breeze and Panama City. U.S. 90 stays well inland, paralleling I-10 to Milton, Crestview and Mariana. Photo taken 05/15/14.
Replaced in late 2002, the previous overhead sign assembly at Cervantes Street and Ninth Avenue once displayed colored shields for U.S. 90 and U.S. 98. Photo taken 09/29/02.
U.S. 90 East
U.S. 90 (Cervantes Street) east at 12th Avenue in the East Hill neighborhood of Pensacola. Photo taken 05/15/14.
17th Avenue constitutes a busy connector south from U.S. 90 to U.S. 98 at the Pensacola Bay Bridge. 17th Avenue at Cerventes Street represents the historic west end of U.S. 98. This changed in 1955 when U.S. 98 was extended to Mississippi. Photo taken 05/15/14.
U.S. 90 lowers across Bayou Texar between 19th Avenue and Stanley Avenue. Bayou Texar is an elbow of Pensacola Bay spreading northward to Carpenter Creek at 12th Avenue. The four lane span for U.S. 90 here replaced an older span in 2000. Photo taken 12/15/12.
U.S. 90 (Cervantes Street) ascends from Bayou Texar to the east end of SR 296 (Perry Avenue). Photo taken 12/25/12.
SR 296 travels northward along Perry Avenue to Bayou Boulevard and SR 289 (Ninth Avenue) at Cordova Mall. Beyond there, the state road turns westward along Brent Lane to I-110 (Exit 5). Photo taken 05/13/16.
This shield for SR 296 west posted at Cerventes Street and Perry Avenue was removed sometime after 2004. Photo taken 05/09/04.
Curving northward, U.S. 90 transitions from Cervantes Street onto Scenic Highway at East Pensacola Heights. Scenic Highway continues the US route northward above the sand bluffs along Escambia Bay. Photo taken 05/15/14.
U.S. 90 (Scenic Highway) parallels the western shoreline of Escambia Bay northward to Summit Boulevard. Summit Boulevard winds westward around the periphery of Pensacola International Airport (PNS) to 12th Avenue. Photo taken 05/13/16.
Bay Bluffs Park, located along the east side of U.S. 90 at Summit Boulevard, is part of the Pensacola Scenic Bluffs Byway. Photo taken 05/13/16.
Langley Avenue connects with U.S. 90 (Scenic Highway) east from the Scenic Heights neighborhood and Pensacola State College at Chimney Park. Photo taken 05/13/16.
Approaching SR 742 (Creighton Road) on U.S. 90 (Scenic Highway) eastbound near Gull Point in northeastern Pensacola. SR 742 stems west from Scenic Highway through the Scenic Heights residential area to SR 289 (Ninth Avenue). Photo taken 05/13/16.
A safety improvement project in 2002 widened Scenic Highway at the east end of SR 742 (Creighton Road). A traffic light was added by 2005. SR 742 runs 8.28 miles west to U.S. 29 near Ensley. Photo taken 05/13/16.
Beyond SR 742, U.S. 90 (Scenic Highway) angles northwest toward Baywoods and the Pensacola city line. Photo taken 05/15/14.
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A folded diamond interchange (Exit 17) joins Scenic Highway and Interstate 10 near Rock Point on Escambia Bay. Photos taken 05/15/14.
A loop ramp drops from U.S. 90 (Scenic Highway) onto Interstate 10 eastbound at the Escambia Bay Bridge. Photo taken 05/15/14.
Passing over Interstate 10, U.S. 90 eastbound approaches the westbound entrance ramp to Mobile, Alabama. Traffic lights were added to the forthcoming intersection in March 2004. Photo taken 05/15/14.
I-10 continues west four miles from U.S. 90 to SR 291 (Davis Highway) and Interstate 110. Mobile is a 55-mile drive from Scenic Highway. Photo taken 05/15/14.
Continuing from the exchange with I-10, U.S. 90 (Scenic Highway) travels by Lora Pointa 3.3 miles along along Escambia and Macky Bays to U.S. 90 Alternate (Davis Highway). Photo taken 08/03/11.
A traffic light was added to the GE Genrators plant entrance on U.S. 90 (Scenic Highway) during Winter 2012. The entrance parallels a railroad spur from the adjacent CSX Railroad. Photo taken 03/17/12.
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U.S. 90 rises from the Lora Point area and lowers again to Olive Road. Olive Road was previously a part of SR 290, a 5.48-mile route stretching west from Scenic Highway to CR 95A (Palafox Street). Signs for the state road on U.S. 90, SR 289 and SR 291 were replaced with CR 290 markers by September 2012. Photo taken 08/03/11. Second photo taken 05/15/14.
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Olive Road rises from U.S. 90 to Johnson Avenue on the one mile drive to SR 289 (Ninth Avenue) south. The former state road provides a useful alternate to I-10 between Scenic Highway and Davis Highway (SR 291).
SR 290 was turned over to county maintenance on June 30, 2011. Photo taken 03/20/12. Second photo taken 05/15/14.
North from Olive Road (CR 290), U.S. 90 undulates over a series of bluffs along the periphery of Macky Bay. Photo taken 03/20/12.
U.S. 90 (Scenic Highway) converges with U.S. 90 Alternate (Davis Highway) near the University of West Florida (UWF). Davis Highway carries SR 291 northward through Ferry Pass, becoming a part of U.S. 90 Alternate one mile to the west. Davis Highway was at one point the U.S. 90 mainline from Pensacola northward to Riverview. Photo taken 05/27/13.
U.S. 90 Alternate bends southwest from U.S. 90 (Scenic Highway) to split with Davis Highway for Nine Mile Road west to Ensley. Photo taken 05/27/13.
An alternate route for Interstate 10 was utilized during the multi-year emergency construction project to replace the Escambia Bay Bridges. Trailblazers for I-10 directed motorists along a number of routes including U.S. 90, U.S. 29, SR 4, SR 89, etc. These routes varied between tractor trailers and wide loads and were utilized until the first new span opened to traffic. Photo taken 01/18/06.
U.S. 90 aims northward from Scenic Highway across the Escambia River and Santa Rosa County line. The original span across the river was replaced with a pair of concrete bridges by September 2004. Photo taken 02/01/06.


Photo Credits:

09/29/02, 12/20/03, 05/07/04, 05/09/04, 05/16/04, 01/18/06, 01/31/06, 02/01/06, 11/30/08, 08/03/11, 03/17/12, 03/20/12, 11/17/12, 12/15/12, 12/25/12, 05/27/13, 06/01/13, 05/15/14, 05/16/14, 05/17/14, 05/13/16, 05/17/17 by AARoads

Connect with:
Interstate 10
Interstate 110
U.S. 29
U.S. 98
State Road 289 - Ninth Avenue
State Road 291
State Road 292
State Road 295
State Road 296
State Road 297 - Pine Forest Road
State Road 727 - Fairfield Drive
State Road 742 - Burgess Road / Creighton Road

Page Updated 10-14-2019.