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Gulf Coast Parkway (from CR386/US98 to US231)

Project Information
Sector: Surface Transportation
Project Category: 
DOT Projects
Project Status: 
Paused
Description: 

The purpose of the proposed Gulf Coast Parkway is to improve mobility by increasing the regional transportation network, increase security of the Tyndall Air Force Base (AFB), enhance economic development in Bay and Gulf Counties, and improve emergency evacuation of Gulf and Bay Counties.

The Gulf Coast Parkway would provide what is essentially a missing link in the regional transportation network and would:

  • Stimulate economies within the region
  • Enhance regional mobility and hurricane evacuation
  • Increase Tyndall Air Force Base security
  • Relieve traffic congestion

 

Permitting Timeline

Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)
Florida (Cooperating under NEPA)
Project Paused
Milestones:
Issuance of Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)
Complete 11/02/2007
Scoping
Official Notice of Availability of a Draft EIS published in the Federal Register
Complete 02/20/2014
Official Notice of Availability of a Final EIS published in the Federal Register
Official Notice of Availability of a Supplemental Draft EIS published in the Federal Register
Official Notice of Availability of a Supplemental Final EIS published in the Federal Register
Issuance of Record of Decision or combined Final EIS / Record of Decision
Issuance of an Amended Record of Decision
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