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The Foggy Sunshine Skyway

Image by Colleen Mulrooney-Doulk via Pinterest
Image by Colleen Mulrooney-Doulk via Pinterest
The top of the closed Sunshine Skyway Bridge from the morning of December 1, 2016.  @SteveG717 via Twitter

On December 1st, atmospheric conditions became perfect for the creation of sea fog over parts of west central Florida.  The menacing collections of moisture were cutting down visibility to near zero.

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A Bit of a Roadside Attraction

On Tampa’s Fowler Avenue, it appears to be just strip malls, pawn shops, gas stations, more strip malls, chain fast food joint, and a lot of traffic. Then there’s University Mall.  And, of course there’s the main entrance to the University of South Florida.  Then, the Museum of Science and Industry.  A few good roadside attractions.

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Highway A1A — Hurricane Matthew Damage and Closures

Image courtesy of Kristen on Flickr.
Image courtesy of Kristen on Flickr.

Highway A1A is a Florida Highway that links many of Florida’s east coast beaches from Miami to Fernandina Beach north of Jacksonville.

A vast majority of the highway is within a half-mile of the Atlantic Ocean, and some of it is just feet from the ocean’s waves.

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5 Facts About the Interstate Highway System

The Interstate Highway system has become a big part of our every day lives, our travel plans.  We take it to work and to play.

It’s the fastest way to travel between point A and point B.  This, of course, does depend on how much of your route is interstate and how much consists of secondary or “surface level” roads.

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10 Signs You’re Approaching a Speed Trap

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Taking a road trip and exploring the highways and byways should be a fun experience.  You should be able to see sights and gather memories that last decades.  One of those memories should not involve getting caught in a pesky speed trap.

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