Here you go! Official at last!
New Sanibel Causeway Grand Opening Scheduled
for Saturday, September 8, 2007
Fort Myers, FL, September 4, 2007 - It's time to celebrate the grand opening of the new Sanibel Causeway. All are invited to attend the grand opening ceremonies to view the new causeway, envision the future, and take one final look at the historic old causeway to remember the past.
Grand opening festivities include a 5K race on the new causeway, kayaking demonstration, sailboat regatta, classic car procession and ribbon cutting ceremony. From 10 a.m. to noon bicyclists and pedestrians will be permitted to traverse the entire causeway. All of the activities can be viewed from the tent on causeway island 'B'. Public parking areas include causeway islands 'A and B,' Sanibel Captiva Chamber of Commerce and Resort Quest Real Estate. There will also be a continuous free trolley shuttle service from all parking areas to causeway island 'B' from 10 AM to Noon. Two-way traffic will be maintained on the causeway during these festivities. Motorists are urged to use extra caution while driving and be aware of pedestrians and bicyclists.