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Sunshine Skyway Race is Saved By 1 Officer Florida Highway Patrol sunshine skyway

Sunshine Skyway Race is Saved By 1 Officer

MANATEE COUNTY, FL – Kristen Kay Watts, a 52 year old, was intoxicated, while driving her BMW north on I-275 at a high speed. She approached a road closure put in place on the Sunshine Skyway for the Armed Forces Skyway 10K Race. Additionally, she ignored the detour signs and maneuvered around the traffic cones and barriers….

Why is the Sunshine Skyway Yellow? Sunshine Skyway Move Over 2022

Why is the Sunshine Skyway Yellow?

The Sunshine Skyway is known for its remarkable view and simple elegance. The 3 counties that the bridge sits over include Pinellas, Hillsborough, and Manatee. Furthermore, over 50,000 cars drive over the Skyway daily, with 2 to 3 times the people making the trek. In November of 2017, 1,800 LED lights were placed along the…

Anna Maria ♦ Bradenton ♦ Clearwater Beach ♦ Madeira Beach ♦ Treasure Island ♦ St. Pete Beach ♦ Ft. Desoto ♦ Sunshine Skyway ♦ Beware of Rip Currents

Rip currents are powerful, channeled currents of water flowing away from shore. They can occur at any beach with breaking waves, including the Great Lakes, and they can be deadly. Rip currents are the leading surf hazard for all beachgoers, according to the United States Lifesaving Association. Over 100 drownings due to rip currents occur…