Bigger Better Bridge

A “notice to proceed” to replace the aging Pensacola Bay Bridge will be given by end of the year if everything falls into place, says Florida Department of Transportation engineer, Kerrie Harrell. Harrell drove from Tallahassee Thursday morning, Jan. 14 to speak to the Gulf Breeze Chamber of Commerce meeting at the Andrews Institute. “My true day job right now is the Pensacola Bay Bridge,” Harrell told the audience of nearly 50 chamber members and their guests. Gulf Breeze City Manager Edwin “Buz” Eddy was also in attendance as well as Gulf Breeze Councilwoman Cherry Fitch.

The replacement bridge will be six lanes with a significant focus on pedestrian features, boasting two 10-foot wide multi-use paths.

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