The Garcon Point Bridge exemplifies a community’s perseverance to construct a much-needed bridge using non-traditional forms of funding. Innovative financing was used to fund the project, including $8.5 million in state loans and $95 million in revenue bonds, backed by the future toll revenues of the bridge. The 18,425’ long precast concrete segmental bridge was built in 29 months, completed one month ahead of schedule and dedicated on May 8, 1999. In May 1998, seven 140’ (980’) spans were erected in seven consecutive days, setting a world record for precast concrete segmental span-by-span construction speed. The Florida Institute of Consulting Engineers honored it with a 2000 Grand Award.

"The aesthetics and durability of your bridge designs have truly added benefit to the landscapes of many cities and communities… Without a doubt, the Garcon Point Bridge becoming a reality is definitely attributable to both you and your firm"
Authority Chairman David Morres

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