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FDOT Statement on the Siesta Key North Draw Bridge

BARTOW, Fla. – At approximately 5:10 p.m. on Thurs., April 27, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) was notified that the Siesta Key North Draw Bridge on County Road 758 was stuck open due to mechanical failure. Drivers were unable to pass until repairs to the hydraulic system could be made. The bridge reopened around 7:40 p.m. Engineers worked swiftly to make repairs and will continue monitoring the bridge. The bridge is fully operational to motorists and boaters.