U.S. 90 Alternate West - Escambia County

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U.S. 90 Alternate West
U.S. 90 Alternate (Davis Highway) initially travels south from U.S. 90 (Scenic Highway) by the University of West Florida (UWF). Photo taken 01/30/06.
Campus Drive provides one of two routes to the University of West Florida (UWF) from U.S. 90 Alternate. Photo taken 05/27/13.
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A pair of shield assemblies precede the wye interchange with SR 291. Davis Highway splits with U.S. 90 Alternate and continues south as a major arterial route to Ferry Pass and Pensacola. Photo taken 05/27/13. Second photo taken 12/21/03.
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SR 291 (Davis Highway) branches south from U.S. 90 Alternate (Nine Mile Road) along a 11.22 mile course to Downtown Pensacola. Photos taken 05/27/13.
A mileage sign posted after SR 291 (Davis Highway) references Mobile, Alabama at 60 miles. The distance follows the remainder of U.S. 90 Alternate, U.S. 90 west to the Cochrane-Africatown Bridge over the Mobile River, and Telegraph Road (old U.S. 43/90) south into the city of Mobile. Photo taken 05/27/13.
Turning westward along Nine Mile Road from Davis Highway on U.S. 90 Alternate. Brewster Street connects SR 291 and U.S. 90 ALT from the south. Photo taken 05/27/13.
Copter Road stems west from Grow Drive and Ellyson Industrial Park across SR 291 (Davis Highway) to Nine Mile Road. The collector route was originally a part of County Road 498. Traffic lights replaced a set of flashers here by 2010. Photo taken 05/27/13.
U.S. 90 Alternate (Nine Mile Road) lowers into the heavily trafficked intersection with University Parkway. University Parkway constitutes the main route to UWF 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 succeeding 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 ensuing signal north to the Candlestick Woods subdivision across from John R. Jones, Jr. Athletic Park. Photo taken 05/15/14.
Progressing through Ensley, U.S. 90 Alternate meets Chemstrand Road. Formerly a part of CR 749, Chemstrand Road connects Nine Mile Road with Johnson Avenue to the south and Old Chemstrand Road (CR 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.
Forthcoming U.S. 29 leads north from Ensley and Gonzalez to Cantonment and Century in far northern Escambia County. Photo taken 05/17/14.
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. A $48.9 million project along U.S. 29 includes construction of a new overpass for Pensacola Boulevard across Nine Mile Road. Six lane expansion of U.S. 29 from I-10 to U.S. 90 ALT runs through Spring 2021. Photo taken 05/17/14.
U.S. 29 (Pensacola Boulevard) angles southeast from the Ensley area to Brent and Pensacola. The often congested arterial passes by a number of shopping centers and car dealerships before overtaking Palafox Street from CR 95A southward to U.S. 90/98 (Cervantes Street). Photo taken 05/17/14.
Construction along U.S. 90 ALT (Nine Mile Road) west from U.S. 29 to SR 297 (Pine Forest Road) widens the roadway from two to four lanes. Costing $16.7 million, the 2.411 mile long project wraps up in Summer 2020. Photo taken 05/17/14.
Fowler Avenue crosses U.S. 90 ALT north from Detroit Boulevard to Nine and Half Mile Road. Photo taken 05/17/14.
SR 297 north and CR 297 south converge with U.S. 90 ALT (Nine Mile Road) at Pine Forest. Photo taken 05/17/14.
State Road 297 (Pine Forest Road) leads 4.38 miles south to U.S. 90 (Mobile Highway) at Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds in Bellview. Escambia County Road 297 north continues to Roberts Road east and U.S. 29 at Gonzalez. Photo taken 05/17/14.
Previous shields for SR 297 and Escambia County Road 297 along U.S. 90 ALT (Nine Mile Road) west. CR 297A branches northwest from CR 297 to the immediate north to Cantonment. 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.
The overall expansion of Nine Mile Road between U.S. 29 and CR 99 (Beulah Road) will tie into the preexisting four lane section of U.S. 90 Alternate through the exchange with Interstate 10. Two contracts totaling $46 million for the widening run through Summer 2020. 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, U.S. 90 Alternate approaches te eastbound ramp for return access to Pensacola via five interchanges. Photo taken 08/01/06.
Beyond the Pensacola area, I-10 travels east to Milton, Crestview and Tallahassee. Photo taken 02/02/06.
Entering the community of Beulah, U.S. 90 Alternate approaches County Road 99 (Beulah Road). Photo taken 08/01/06.
Traffic lights replaced flashers at Nine Mile Road and Beulah Road (CR 99) in November 2008. Development increased in the far reaches of the Pensacola area in the mid to late 2000s with the addition of numerous subdivisions along both U.S. 90 Alternate and County Road 99. Photo taken 11/01/08.
U.S. 90 Alternate concludes at a 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, 05/17/14 by AARoads

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

Page Updated 10-12-2019.