Bridge to Pine Island repaired in less than three days

PINE ISLAND, Fla. (WFLA) — Gov. Ron Desantis and the Florida Department of Transportation announced on Wednesday that a temporary bridge to Pine Island has been completed in less than three days.

The bridge leading from Fort Myers to Pine Island was heavily damaged after Hurricane Ian devastated the area.

Residents leave Florida’s Pine Island, Hurricane Ian’s ruin Due to

the damage, the island was only reachable by boat or air. The photo on the left shows the damage to the bridge. The photo on the right shows the bridge repaired. Work on the bridge began Monday and crews worked

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