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Florida State Road 300 and the St. George Island Bridge from the air

This past weekend my flight into Tampa flew directly over the St. George Island Bridge carrying Florida State Road 300 over Apalachicola Bay.






The St. George Island Bridge is the second structure to span Apalachicola Bay.  The current bridge is part of FL 300 and was opened in 2004 when the previous span was replaced.  The new St. George Island Bridge is 4.1 miles long and largely resembles Seven Mile Bridge on US 1 in the Florida Keys.   The previous bridge was opened in 1965, prior to that time ferry service was the only way to access St. George Island by car.  Originally FL 300 was signed as FL G1A much akin to FL A1A, I'm unsure when it changed to the modern designation.

FL 300 and the St. George Island Bridge were featured in 2017 when I drove it from US Route 98 southward to St. George Island as part of the 2017 Southeast Trip series which can be found below:

 2017 Southeast Trip Part 4; Adventure US Route 98 (FL 589 to Fort Walton Beach)

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