U.S. 90 Alternate West - Escambia County

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U.S. 90 Alternate west
The westbound beginning of U.S. 90 Alternate as the route continues Davis Highway from U.S. 90 (Scenic Highway). Photo taken 01/30/06.
Campus Drive provides one of two routes to the University of West Florida from U.S. 90 Alternate. Photo taken 05/27/13.
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A pair of shield assemblies advise motorists of the upcoming wye interchange with SR 291 southbound. Davis Highway splits with U.S. 90 Alternate and continues south as a busy commercial arterial through Ferry Pass and Pensacola. Photo taken 05/27/13. Second photo taken 12/21/03.
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SR 291 (Davis Highway) leaves U.S. 90 Alternate (Nine Mile Road) and treks southward 11.22 miles to downtown Pensacola. Photos taken 05/27/13.
A westbound mileage sign lists the distance to Mobile at 60 miles. The role of U.S. 90 Alternate as a through route to the Port City has depreciated due to both the construction of Interstate 10 and development along the route. Photo taken 05/27/13.
Turning westward along Nine Mile Road from Davis Highway on U.S. 90 Alternate. Photo taken 05/27/13.
Copter Road stems west from Grow Drive and Ellyson Industrial Park to cross SR 291 (Davis Highway) and end at Nine Mile Road. The connector was originally a part of County Road 498.
A set of flashers were replaced here with traffic lights by 2010. Photo taken 05/27/13.
U.S. 90 Alternate (Nine Mile Road) lowers into the busy intersection with University Parkway next. University Parkway provides the main route to the University of West Florida campus from Interstate 10 and Pensacola via Davis Highway and I-110 to the south. Photo taken 05/27/13.
Continuing west, Nine Mile Road passes by the University Town Center shopping center ahead of a signalized intersection with Plainfield Avenue. Photo taken 05/15/14.
Plainfield Avenue south and Baldridge Road north come together at the first in a series of signals along Nine Mile Road with side roads or residential streets. Photo taken 05/15/14.
Sunnehanna Boulevard spurs north to the Woodlands subdivision from the next signal along U.S. 90 Alternate west. Photo taken 05/15/14.
Guidy Lane runs north to Greenbrier Boulevard through residential areas of northeast Ensley. Photo taken 05/15/14.
Hummingbird Boulevard follows from the next signal to the Candlestick Woods subdivision across from John R. Jones, Jr. Athletic Park on the south side of U.S. 90 Alternate. Photo taken 05/15/14.
Continuing through Ensley, U.S. 90 Alternate meets Chemstrand Road at this signalized intersection. Formerly County Road 749, the two-lane road connects Nine Mile Road with Johnson Avenue to the south and Old Chemstrand Road (County Road 749 west) to the north. Photo taken 05/15/14.
Westbound reassurance shield posted after Chemstrand Road. Between University Parkway and U.S. 29, Nine Mile Road varies between four and six lanes with heavy commercial development. Photo taken 05/15/14.
Holsberry Road parallels Chemstrand Road one quarter mile to the west from U.S. 90 Alternate (Nine Mile Road) northward to Ten Mile Road. Photo taken 05/15/14.
U.S. 90 Alternate (Nine Mile Road) crosses a CSX Railroad line and then meets County Road 95A (Old Palafox Street). Photo taken 05/15/14.
Escambia County Road 95A represents the original alignment of U.S. 29 southward to Pensacola and northward to Gonzalez and Cantonment. While bypassed by four-lane U.S. 29 to the west, Palafox Street still acts as a through route through Ensley. Photo taken 05/15/14.
U.S. 29 leads north from Ensley and Gonzalez to Cantonment and Century in far northern Escambia County. Photo taken 05/15/14.
A diamond interchange joins U.S. 90 Alternate (Nine Mile Road) with U.S. 29 as it parallels both CR 95A and a Burlington Northern Railroad line. Photo taken 05/15/14.
U.S. 29 angles southeast from the Ensley area to Brent and Pensacola. The slow moving arterial expands to six lanes by a number of shopping centers and car dealerships before overtaking Palafox Street from CR 95A southward to its terminus at U.S. 90 & 98. Photo taken 05/15/14.
SR 297 & Escambia County Road 297 shield assembly posted at the westbound intersection with Pine Forest Road. This junction represents the northbound transition of SR 297 (Pine Forest Road) into County Road 297. State Road 297 leads south 4.38 miles to U.S. 90 at Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds in Bellview. Escambia County Road 297 north continues to Roberts Road east and U.S. 29 at Gonzalez. Photo taken 08/27/99.
Nine Mile Road travels by several industrial based businesses between Pine Forest and the diamond interchange with Interstate 10. Photo taken 02/02/06.
U.S. 90 Alternate expands into a four-lane divided highway through the Exit 5 interchange of Interstate 10. Photo taken 02/02/06.
Interstate 10 westbound continues 18 miles to Baldwin County Road 64 and 45 miles to Mobile. Photo taken 02/02/06.
Lowering to pass under Interstate 10 on U.S. 90 Alternate west. The eastbound ramp provides return access to Pensacola via five interchanges. Photo taken 08/01/06.
Motorists bound for Interstate 10 east leave Nine Mile Road west. Interstate 10 exits the Pensacola area for Milton, Crestview, and Tallahassee. Photo taken 02/02/06.
Entering the Beulah area, U.S. 90 Alternate approaches County Road 99 (Beulah Road). Photo taken 08/01/06.
Mast-arm supported traffic lights replaced flashers between Nine Mile Road at Beulah Road in November 2008. Development is increasing in the far reaches of the Pensacola area as numerous subdivisions were built in the mid to late 2000s around both U.S. 90 Alternate and County Road 99. Photo taken 11/01/08.
U.S. 90 Alternate expands into four lanes at the wye intersection joining Nine Mile Road with U.S. 90 (Mobile Highway). Photo taken 08/01/06.

Photo Credits:

08/27/99, 12/21/03, 01/30/06, 02/02/06, 08/01/06, 11/01/08, 05/27/13, 05/15/14 by AARoads

Connect with:
Interstate 10
U.S. 29
U.S. 90
State Road 291
State Road 297 - Pine Forest Road

Page Updated 11-17-2014.