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4 Bridges to explore in Florida


Florida is distinctive for its large Cuban expatriate community and high population growth, as well as for its increasing environmental issues. The state's economy relies mainly on tourism, agriculture, and transportation, which developed in the late 19th century. Florida is also renowned for amusement parks, orange crops, winter vegetables, the Kennedy Space Center.

Boca Grande Causeway
Boca Grande CausewayBoca Grande Causeway, Placida, FL 33946, USA

The Boca Grande Causeway consists of three bridges and crosses Gasparilla Sound over 2.5 miles, providing the only vehicular access to the island.

Dames Point Bridge
Dames Point BridgeE Beltway 295, Jacksonville, FL 32226, USA

A cable-stayed bridge over the St. Johns River in Jacksonville, Florida. Construction began in 1985 and was completed in 1989. The main span is 1,300 feet (396.2 m), and is 175 feet (53.3 m) high.

Seven Mile Bridge
Seven Mile BridgeSeven Mile Bridge, Florida, USA

It connects Knight's Key (part of the city of Marathon, Florida) in the Middle Keys to Little Duck Key in the Lower Keys. There are two bridges in this location. The modern bridge is open to vehicular traffic; the older one only to pedestrians and cyclists. The total length of the bridge is 35,862 ft (10,931 m) or 6.79 miles (10.93 km). The bridge carries the Florida Keys aqueduct, supplying water to points west, as well as fiber optic cables, providing telecommunications to and from the lower K

Sunshine Skyway Bridge
Sunshine Skyway BridgeUSA-19, Terra Ceia, FL 34250, USA

A cable-stayed bridge spanning the Lower Tampa Bay connecting St. Petersburg, Florida to Terra Ceia. The current Sunshine Skyway opened in 1987 and is the second bridge of that name on the site.

Map of Bridges to explore in Florida