DESTIN — The Mid-Bay Bridge (State Road 293) will close Wednesday May 1 at 11 p.m. until 5 a.m.  the following day at as crews continue to make repairs.

Repairs to the post-tensioning tendons, which are prestressed steel cables inside the bridge that reinforce concrete, are expected to be complete by fall 2019.

Traffic on the bridge will remain limited to two-axle vehicles including cars, trucks, SUVs, school buses and limited EMS and first-responder equipment only. Semi-trucks and commercial vehicles will be required to use alternate routes.

Message boards will be placed on both ends of the bridge to alert drivers about the temporary restrictions. 

Work may be rescheduled in the event of bad weather. For more information, follow the Florida Department of Transportation District Three on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MyFDOTNWFL.