Gulf Breeze businesses get creative about bridge closure

Daily life along Santa Rosa’s southern peninsula has been complicated by the estimated six-month closure of the Pensacola Bay Bridge.

Commuters normally using the bridge have been diverted to either Garcon Point Bridge or State Road 87, adding 30 minutes to an hour to trips between Pensacola and destinations in southern Santa Rosa County.

During the week, lines of drivers commuting along Garcon Point Bridge come to a crawl, backing up onto U.S. Highway 98 and Interstate 10 early in the mornings and around 5 p.m. in the afternoons.

Read the full article in the Oct. 8 issue of the Navarre Press.

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