U.S. 98 Business East - Bay County

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U.S. 98 Business East
U.S. 98 Business begins its nine mile course through Panama City via Beck Avenue south from U.S. 98 and SR 390. This is the first shield. Photo taken 08/03/08.
Springfield and Parker, neighboring cities of Panama City, lie along U.S. 98 Business east. Photo taken 08/03/08.
West 15th Street meets U.S. 98 Business (Beck Avenue) at a signalized intersection. Bay County Road 22 follows the street west to Michigan Avenue, but is unsigned here. Photo taken 08/03/08.
Continuing south along Beck Avenue, U.S. 98 Business approaches CR 28 (West 11th Street). Photo taken 08/03/08.
West 11th Street carries Bay County Road 28 east 6.5 miles to U.S. 98 in Springfield. Photo taken 08/03/08.
One block south of Bay County Road 28, U.S. 98 Business turns east onto West 10th Street. Photo taken 08/03/08.
U.S. 98 Business encircles Oaks By The Bay Park along West 10th Street to Chestnut Avenue. Photo taken 08/03/08.
Chestnut Street carries the business loop south one block to West 9th Street. St. Andrew Bay comes into view. Photo taken 08/03/08.
U.S. 98 Business resumes an eastward course along West 9th Street at Truesdell Park. Photo taken 08/03/08.
Advancing toward Bay County Road 385 (Frankford Avenue) where U.S. 98 Business again turns south. Photo taken 08/03/08.
Frankford Avenue carries U.S. 98 Business one and a half blocks south to Beach Drive. Photo taken 08/03/08.
Bay County Road 385 follows Frankford Avenue north 3.62 miles to Robinson Bayou, west of former Panama City-Bay County International Airport. Photo taken 08/03/08.
Frankford Avenue turns onto West Beach Drive at a sharp curve. Again St. Andrew Bay comes into view. Photo taken 08/03/08.
Progressing east, U.S. 98 Business hugs St. Andrew Bay along West Beach Drive to Johnson Bayou. Photo taken 08/03/08.
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Views of St. Andrew Bay along West Beach Drive. Southern reaches of downtown Panama City jut into the bay along the horizon. Photos taken 08/03/08.
Spanning Johnson Bayou on the outskirts of downtown Panama City on U.S. 98 Business east. Photo taken 08/03/08.
U.S. 98 Business and Beach Drive part ways at West 6th Street. Photo taken 08/03/08.
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Beach Drive continues south to Panama City Hall and the Marina Civic Center; U.S. 98 Business continues east via 6th Street through downtown. Photos taken 08/03/08.
Eastbound reassurance marker for U.S. 98 Business posted after West Beach Drive. Photo taken 08/03/08.
West Sixth St eastbound at Jenks Avenue. Jenks Avenue comprises a through street north to Lynn Haven. Photo taken 08/03/08.
U.S. 98 Business (W 6th Street) east at Grace Avenue. Photo taken 08/03/08.
U.S. 231 meets U.S. 98 Business one block east of Grace Avenue. Photo taken 07/31/06.
U.S. 231 ends in downtown Panama City via Harrison Avenue. The route joins Panama City with Cedar Grove, Youngstown, and Fountain. Photo taken 08/03/08.
U.S. 231 links Florida's Gulf Coast with northwest Indiana near St. John. Within Florida, the US highway represents the main highway to Panama City Beach from Dothan, Alabama and points north. Photo taken 08/03/08.
Eastbound mileage sign listing Springfield and Parker, posted after U.S. 231 (Harrison Avenue). Photo taken 08/03/08.
Following East 6th Street, U.S. 98 intersects Magnolia Avenue at a set of traffic lights. Photo taken 08/03/08.
U.S. 98 Business widens to four lanes at Hamilton Avenue. Photo taken 08/03/08.
SR 77 ends at the succeeding signalized intersection along U.S. 98 Business east at Cove Boulevard south and Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard north. Photo taken 08/03/08.
SR 77 follows Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard north to SR 368 (East 23rd Street). Like U.S. 231, the state road provides a through route to Interstate 10 for hurricane evacuation and tourist traffic. SR 77 also joins Panama City with Downtown Lynn Haven and Southport. Photo taken 08/03/08.
U.S. 98 Business meanders toward Watson Bayou, meeting East 4th Street in advance. East 4th Street provides an alternate route into downtown from the east. Photo taken 08/03/08.
East 5th Street leads U.S. 98 Business to this traffic light at Sherman Avenue. Sherman Avenue carries Bay County Road 2337 (unsigned here) north 1.25 miles to U.S. 98 (East 15th Street) at Cedar Grove. Photo taken 08/03/08.
Continuing east along East 5th Street is this U.S. 98 Business shield assembly. Photo taken 08/03/08.
SR 389 concludes at U.S. 98 Business (East 5th Street) in east Panama City via East Avenue. Photo taken 08/03/08.
East Avenue leads SR 389 north 3.03 miles north to Cedar Grove and U.S. 231. CR 389 extends East Avenue beyond U.S. 231 into Lynn Haven. Photo taken 08/03/08.
U.S. 98 Business turns southeastward toward the Springfield city line from SR 389 to Everitt Avenue. The business loop parts with East 5th Street on this transition. Photo taken 08/03/08.
Everitt Avenue straddles the Panama City and Springfield city line north to Bay County Road 28 (East 11th Street) and south to East 1st Court. Photo taken 08/03/08.
A short distance east of Panama City is the west end of SR 22 (East 3rd Street). SR 22 joins Springfield with adjacent Callaway. Photo taken 08/03/08.
SR 22 overall heads east from Springfield to Wewahitchka (SR 71) in Gulf County. The county line is 13.7 miles to the east along the state road. Photo taken 08/03/08.
U.S. 98 Business east at SR 22's eastbound beginning. East 3rd Street carries the road to U.S. 98 (Tyndall Parkway) in Callaway. East of Tyndall Parkway, SR 22 travels Wewa Highway to East Bay. Photo taken 08/03/08.
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Continuing southward along U.S. 98 Business through south Springfield. Parker lies three miles ahead. Photos taken 08/03/08.
Cherry Street provides a second connection between Springfield and Callaway across Martin Bayou. Westward the road serves an Arizona Chemical plant. Photo taken 08/03/08.
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U.S. 98 Business narrows to two lanes beyond Cherry Street along a causeway across Martin Bayou. Photos taken 08/03/08.
The city of Parker's government complex, which includes the police and fire department, is located on West Park Street south of U.S. 98 Business. Photo taken 08/03/08.
This reassurance marker is posted after former SR 22A (Bob Little Road) on U.S. 98 Business east. Photo taken 08/03/08.
U.S. 98 Business takes its final turn southeastward to U.S. 98 (Tyndall Parkway). The eastbound lane merges onto U.S. 98 east; traffic interests to U.S. 98 west are directed onto Boat Race Road to make the connection. Photo taken 08/03/08.
Eastbound at the split with Boat Race Road. U.S. 98 travels north-south along the Parker and Callaway city line via four-lane Tyndall Parkway. U.S. 98 west travels north to Springfield before curving toward Panama City. Photo taken 08/03/08.
Curving southward on the approach to U.S. 98 east, U.S. 98 Business ends ahead of Pitts Bayou. Photo taken 08/03/08.
U.S. 98 Business combines with U.S. 98 east at Thornton Lane. U.S. 98 bends southwest toward Long Point and the DuPont Bridge across East Bay from here. Photo taken 08/03/08.



Photo Credits:

07/31/06, 08/03/08 by AARoads

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Page Updated 08-18-2011.