The Judge SS Jolley Bridge is a high-rise bridge consisting of two twelve-foot lanes, a six-foot inside shoulder, and 10 ft. The bridge is located in Collier County and connects Marco Island with the mainland in Naples.
The Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge has two 12-ft. (3.7 m) travel lanes with a 10-ft. (3 m) outside shoulder, a 6-ft. (1.8 m) inside shoulder, and an 8-ft. (2.4 m) sidewalk on the west side. The contract also included lighting, a water retention feature, and pedestrian access to both spans. In addition, “modification to the median allows for better vehicular access to recreational areas,” stated Tower.
Construction of a 1,600 LF high-rise bridge consisting of two twelve-foot lanes, six-foot inside shoulder, ten-foot outside shoulder, and eight-foot sidewalk. This bridge is 74 ft. over the ICWW. Major features include 60” diameter drilled shaft foundations, precast 78-inch Florida I-Beams, cast-in-place substructure and superstructure, fender system replacement, demolition of existing fishing piers, MSE wall construction, landscaping, roadway lighting, seawall construction, rip-rap scour protection, roadway drainage system, stabilized subgrade, base, and flexible paving.
Provided oversight of overall inspection for the project as well as the sampling and tracking of all construction materials, asphalt, concrete, earthwork, and all other construction materials involved in this road and bridge project.
The new span carries southbound traffic to Marco and the existing span will carry northbound traffic from Marco island. The bridge is a famous spot for fishing, and its known to hold large species of fish including sharks, snook, and Goliath grouper.