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BREAKING: Bridge contractor to replace concrete

BREAKING: Bridge contractor to replace concrete

After months of downplaying the seriousness of cracks found in construction of the new Pensacola Bay Bridge, the contractor will tear out and replace several sections, Ian Satter, a Florida Department of Transportation official, wrote to the Navarre Press in an email on Thursday that Skanska USA, the agency’s general contractor on the $400 million […]

Never stop learning

Never stop learning

Education is a continuing process. Many retired seniors in Santa Rosa County possess a lifetime of work and lifetime experiences and may want to learn something new or even share their expertise by assisting others in learning about new topics or skills. Research indicates keeping the mind active by learning new things preserves mental agility. […]

New tolls on Mid-Bay Bridge and Spence Parkway take effect October 1

New tolls on Mid-Bay Bridge and Spence Parkway take effect October 1

The new toll schedule for the Mid-Bay Bridge and Spence Parkway, approved by the Mid-Bay Bridge Authority in August, goes into effect Thursday, October 1, 2015. Most drivers will be required to pay an increase in tolls. However, a new tier of drivers called “SunPass Frequent Users” will not see a rate increase. To qualify […]

Bridge Authority chairman resigns

Bridge Authority chairman resigns

Santa Rosa Bay Bridge Authority Chairman Morgan Lamb has resigned from the board which oversees Garcon Point Bridge. “I just felt like the authority has not been functioning and could not under the current set of rules, so I sent a letter to the governor, stating that I could no longer fulfill the duties that I […]