Bridge and Beach Safety and Swigwam Supporters
Check out what you may have missed this week on Patch.
Investigation of John's Pass Bridge Underway: Florida Department of Transportation engineers are investigating whether the bridge over John's Pass will need to be modified to be safer. After two have fallen from the bridge, barricades are in place and the Florida Department of Transportation is investigating the safety of the bridge.
How to Stay Safe from Rip Currents: Recent incidents have brought the dangers of rip currents to the forefront of summer beachgoers. Be sure to be informed about the danger of rip currents and how to avoid them before you hit the beach this summer.
Swigwam Asks Customers to Write the Mayor: The Swigwam is asking it's customers and fans on Facebook to write the St. Pete Beach mayor and commission e-mails showing support of the bar.
St. Pete Woman Survives Jump From Sunshine Skyway Bridge: A woman drove to the highest point of the Sunshine Skyway Bridge around 7 a.m. Thursday and jumped. After she jumped from the Sunshine Skyway Bridge, she was picked up by boaters that were nearby.
Bald Eagles Making a Comeback in Florida: The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission estimates there are 1,457 active bald eagle nests in Florida, which is a 9 percent increase since 2008.