Florida State Road 87

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State Road 87 marker

State Road 87
Route information
Maintained by FDOT
Length: 51.687 mi[1] (83.182 km)
Major junctions
South end: US 98 in Navarre
  US 90 in Milton
SR 4 near Berrydale
North end: SR-41 towards Brewton, AL
Highway system
SR 85 SR 89

State Road 87 (SR 87) is a north–south highway in the state of Florida that extends from U.S. Route 98 (US 98) to the Alabama state line where it becomes State Route 41. All of SR 87 is contained within Santa Rosa County.

Route description[edit]

State Road 87 contains a 19.4-mile (31.2 km) section extending northward from US 98 at Navarre, Florida to US 90 just east of Milton, Florida. This portion of SR 87 is marked as SR 87 South. On this stretch is passes through the western edge of the Eglin Air Force Base training range. From there it shares a 4.6-mile (7.4 km) east–west section of US 90 until it reaches Milton where it turns north onto Stewart Street, and runs for another 30.4-mile (48.9 km) section from Milton, Florida northward to the Alabama state line. This portion of SR 87 is marked as SR 87 North. While within Milton city limits it becomes a divided highway between Ridge Crest Drive and Mitchell Cemetery near Whiting Field in Point Baker.

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Santa Rosa County.

Location Mile[1] km Destinations Notes
Navarre 0.000 0.000 US 98 (Navarre Parkway / SR 30) – Fort Walton Beach, Gulf Breeze, Zoo Southern terminus
2.140 3.444 CR 399 west (East Bay Boulevard) / Turkey Bluff Road Eastern terminus of CR 399
Navarre
Holley
2.74 4.41 Bridge over East Bay River
  16.400 26.393 CR 184 west (Hickory Hammock Road) / Nichols Lake Road – Southern Raceway Eastern terminus of CR 184
  18.49 29.76 I‑10 (SR 8) – Pensacola, Tallahassee Exit 31 on I-10
  19.727 31.748 US 90 east (SR 10) / East Milton Road – Holt, Crestview, Blackwater River State Park, Santa Rosa Correctional Institution Southern terminus of US 90 concurrency
East Milton 22.738 36.593 CR 89 south (Ward Basin Road)
Milton 23.77 38.25 Bridge over Blackwater River
24.050 38.705 CR 191 south (Canal Street) to I‑10
24.322 39.142 US 90 west (Caroline Street / SR 10) – Pace Northern terminus of US 90 concurrency
25.109 40.409 CR 191 north (Munson Highway) – Munson, Blackwater River State Forest southern terminus of CR 191
25.955 41.771 CR 191 west (Magnolia Street)
  27.531 44.307 SR 89 south (Dogwood Drive) Southern terminus of SR 89 concurrency
Point Baker 29.172 46.948 SR 89 north – Jay Northern terminus of SR 89 concurrency
  30.346 48.837 CR 87A east (Langley Street) – NAS Whiting Field Western terminus of CR 87A
Allentown 34.246 55.114 CR 182 west (Allentown Road)
  39.243 63.155 CR 178 west
  42.512 68.416 CR 399 west (Country Mill Road)
  44.496 71.609 SR 4 – Jay, Munson, Blackwater River State Forest
  49.718 80.013 CR 87A south (Market Road) Northern terminus of CR 87A
Dixonville, AL 51.687 83.182 SR-41 north – Brewton Northern terminus; Alabama state line
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

County Road 87A[edit]

County Road 87A
Location: Santa Rosa County

County Road 87A is one of three suffixed alternate county roads of SR 87, according to the Florida Department of Transportation. The first of which is in Milton beginning at the west end of the concurrency of US 90/SR 87 and CR 191. The road begins as Canal Street between US 90/SR 87 and Berryhill Road. The route then runs west along Berryhill road for one block until it turns north again at Alabama Street. CR 87A crosses Munson Highway (a leg of CR 191), and then the Blackwater Heritage State Rail Trail until it curves west onto North Avenue and ends at SR 87.

The second CR 87A is in Point Baker, north of the north end of the SR 89 overlap. It runs east from SR 87 as Langley Street into Whiting Field Naval Air Station, which bisects the road. The other end of CR 87A runs south from Whiting Field as East Gate Road and ends at CR 191 (Munson Highway) across from the intersection of Roeville Road.

The third CR 87A is Market Road near Berrydale, which runs east and west from State Road 4 to SR 87, far north of the northwest corner of the intersection of SRs 87 and 4.


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b FDOT straight line diagrams, accessed February 2014

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