Matlatcha bridge

6-day workweeks for crews on Matlacha Bridge

Repairs to fix Matlacha Bridge from Hurricane Ian damage are underway, as well as improvements to maintain access between Matlacha and Pine Island next time a major storm hits.

Man offers up boat after another loses his during storm

A liveaboard boat owner in Southwest Florida is being offered a new home from someone in the community after his repeatedly slammed into Matlacha Bridge during Tropical Storm Eta. Dick Clark admits he’s not the strong, young man he used to be. “I went through a few surgeries that were tough on me, so I’m […]

Volunteers help to get boat sailing after it crashes into Matlacha Bridge

Work was underway Thursday to remove a sailboat that crashed into the Matlacha Bridge. In the blink of an eye, Christian Mancon’s home slipped away Wednesday during effects brought on by Tropical Storm Eta. The real work started 24 hours later when people worked to make the boat sailable again. The boat’s motor was working […]