Sunshine Skyway bridge
The new Sunshine Skyway Bridge opened in 1987 next to the old bridge. The old bridge was damaged by a large freight ship in 1980, and was later removed. The bridge today serves the busy four-mile route between Pinellas and Manatee counties.
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