Streets & Sidewalks
Overview of Destin’s Streets
- 44 acres of land in the medians
- 61 miles of public roads and streets
- 90 miles of sidewalks
- U.S. 98E, Destin’s main thoroughfare, is 7.2 miles long and carries three names: Harbor Boulevard, U.S. 98E and the Emerald Coast Parkway
It is Public Services responsibility to repair and maintain these public areas. Sidewalk, street and median conditions are regularly assessed by the department, and recommendations are made to the City Council during budget time for upgrades, repairs, striping and new installation, and then budgeted according to need.
Private Streets, Lane Closures & Medians The City of Destin is not allowed to maintain private streets within the incorporated City of Destin. Private streets are the responsibility of the local homeowners association. View a map of Destin streets. Private streets are indicated by (p). Lane closures will be posted on Destin News Flash.
The city’s road crew and contractors maintain the growth of the vegetation in the rights of way. It is against City Code to put signage in the public rights of way. Report signs that may cause visibility problems for traffic and do not adhere to the city’s beautification code.
- Pothole Repair
Report a pothole in need of repair
- Speed Hump
The Speed Hump program provides homeowners a process to request asphalt speed humps on city maintained residential streets. For more information see the Speed Hump Request Package
- Streetlight Outage
Report the outage online to Gulf Power or call Public Services at (850) 837-6869. Gulf Power will identify the streetlight by the nearest address
- Traffic Signs
Report a problem or request a sign
- Traffic Lights
Problems can be reported to Destin Public Services at (850) 837-6869.