The Front Beach Road Segment 3 project includes reconstruction of Front
Beach Road from west of State Road 79 to Lullwater Drive and 79 from Panama City
Beach Parkway to Front Beach Road. This 1.2-mile project includes new traffic
lanes, turning lanes, a roundabout at 79 and Front Beach where the Y currently
exists, landscaped medians, transit/bicycle lanes, sidewalks, lighting,
signalization, landscaping, utility undergrounding, stormwater retention,
signage and pavement markings.
The low bidder on the project was GAC Contractors, at approximately $28
million. This is an 18-month contract but weather and other delays are to be
Construction on the next two segments of the Front Beach Road CRA -- from
Lullwater Drive to Hills Road and from Hills Road to Hutchison Boulevard, is
tentatively scheduled to begin by the end of the year.