IMPORTANT CLOSURE NOTICES:

The GIBA Truck Scale will be closed for replacement from July 31, 2017 until August 28, 2017. Travel restrictions for 3+axle vehicles click here

The Swing Bridge will be closed for repairs from August 7, 2017 at 7:00am until August 14, 2017 at 7:00am. This closure has been pre-approved by the United States Coast Guard and means that the bridge will not open for vessel traffic during the repair period.


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GIBA NEWS - Effective 11/17/16, the weight limit on the Gasparilla Island Bridge Authority swing bridge is 80,000 lbs. All large vehicles (dump trucks, tractor trailers with 3 or more axles, heavy commerical trucks and equipment) are required to be weighed on the GIBA truck scale which is open Monday-Friday from 5:45am to 5:45pm. Small two axle box trucks do not fall under this category. Large vehicles arriving outside of the posted hours will not be accomomodated. Vehicles weighing over 80,000 lbs. will not be permitted to cross the bridge. Questions: contact GIBA admin M-F 8am-4pm 941-697-2271.

The Boca Grande Swing Bridge is located in Placida, Florida. It is the only land link from Charlotte County to the three (3) barrier islands known as: North, Cole and Gasparilla Island. The Boca Grande Swing Bridge spans two 80-foot wide channels on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway at Placida Harbor. The GIBA took over operations of the bridge's causeway and toll system in 1998 and is a State of Florida Independent Special District. The Annual Financial Report can be found at https://apps.fldfs.com/LocalGov/Reports/

 

GIBA ADMINISTRATION OFFICE HOURS

MONDAY - FRIDAY 8:00 AM TO 4:00 PM

Toll Information
CASH
Cars / Pickup Trucks/Motorcycles  ...................$6.00

Bicycles.............................................................$3.00

Commercial Trucks / Buses./Trailers................$5.50 per axle

 

Toll Pass

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Upcoming Meetings

Quarterly Board Meeting
November 15, 2017
1:00pm Boca Grande Community Center
Woman's Club Room
A verbatim record of the proceeding will be necessary to appeal a decision made at this meeting.