Stormwater Engineering

West Linger Longer Road Sediment Reduction Project

The West Linger Longer Road Sediment Reduction project is located in the Bear Creek- Deer Point Lake Watershed approximately 11 miles north of Panama City in Bay County, Florida (N30.415 W85.447). This project is funded in part by a Section 319 Nonpoint Source Management Program implementation grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency through an agreement/contract with the Nonpoint Source Management Section of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.

To reduce sediment impacts to the Bear Creek-Deer Point Lake Watershed, the existing 1.71 miles of dirt roadway for West Linger Longer Road will by stabilized with open grade pervious asphalt. In addition, the project will include an addition of adequate roadside shoulders and swales for the treatment and conveyance of stormwater runoff.

Project Goals

  • Improve water quality into Bear Creek-Deer Point Lake Watershed.
  • Stabilize approximately 1.71 miles of existing dirt roadway.
  • Provide a high level of customer service and communication to the public.

Project Timeline

The project survey, design, permitting and construction is scheduled to be completed by June 30, 2024. Project monitoring, public education and final report is scheduled for delivery by September 30, 2025

Additional Information

Questions, problems or general information can be received at the Public Works Engineering Division at 850-248-8301.