Temperatures rise, some Panhandle bridges still closed

Marler Bridge Thursday. Traffic is being escorted back and forth, taking turns between Fort Walton Beach and Destin. Sand was dumped overnight making the drive safe for the commute. Courtesy: Destin Log's Facebook page.
Marler Bridge Thursday. Traffic is being escorted back and forth, taking turns between Fort Walton Beach and Destin. Sand was dumped overnight making the drive safe for the commute. Courtesy: Destin Log's Facebook page.

Escambia County is still recovering from the brutal cold and dangerous ice that blanketed much of the Gulf Coast.

According to officials, many roads as well as bridges into the county are still closed with no specific time of reopening.

Officials say there is still concern of the safety of driving on the roads because of ice coverage.

The following roads are closed until further notice:

Bob Sikes Bridge into Pensacola Beach
Brent Lane at I-10
Barrancas Avenue at Mobile Highway
University Blvd at 9 mile Rd.
3 Mile Bridge
Escambia Bay Bridge on I-10

The following roads have been opened:

Theo Baars Bridge into Perdido Key

FOX10 News Reporter Cory Pippin is following up on conditions and will have the latest coming up on FOX10 News at 5 p.m.

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