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related sites and links
updated: 12.02.14
items and links listed on this page may change or disappear at any time.
as it turns out, the internets are beyond our control.
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items about skyway jumpers. articles posted on this site.
google news: skyway bridge jumper news at any given time.

05.02.11: internet radio documentary about skyway jumpers.
06.13.10: tampabay.com, filmmaker haunted by skyway bridge suicide. watch his movie.

real-time emergency notification:
flhsmv.gov/fhp: florida highway patrol calls for service.
radioreference.com: pinellas county fire and ems live audio feed.
pinellascounty.org/911: pinellas county fire and ems active calls.
common jumper rescue and recovery acronyms.
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items about the skyway bridge. articles posted on this site.
google news: skyway bridge news at any given time.
bridge closings: tbinterstates.com/skyway
twitter feed #skywaybridge/skyway bridge

07.26.07:
security zones reduce restrictions.
05.04.07: pdf file  pdf file study, critical analysis of sunshine skyway bridge.
05.2006: pdf file  pdf file detailing structural maintenance issues, with many images.
05.09.80: skyway bridge collision and collapse disaster.
08.1954: 'popular mechanics magazine' article on the new bridge.
skyway facts. pdf file
google street view: explore and dodge traffic on the skyway.
of the paranormal...
fineartamerica.com: artsy skyway
the history of the sunshine skyway bridge
mytbi.com: skyway bridge construction projects, past, current, and future.
americanbridge.net: technical summary on how the bridge was built.
interstate 275: detailed virtual trip across the skyway.
florida photo magazine: pictures and articles.
pbs.org: wonders of the world.
bridgepros.com: pictures and more skyway bridge links.
skyway coordinates: 27°37′30″N 82°39′30″W
skyway timeline: crossing the bay.
urbandictionary.com: skyway bridge
zazzle.com: custom skyway bridge gifts

reviews of the skyway:
tripadvisor.com • yelp.com
• for example:
06.22.12: skyway bridge tolls increase.
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books about the skyway bridge.
1 -  Skyway: The True Story of Tampa Bay's Signature Bridge and the Man Who Brought It Down
  by Bill DeYoung, billdeyoung.com • facebook/skywaythebook • what people are saying  pdf file
10.23.13, wgcu.org, speaking with Bill DeYoung about his book, 32 minutes.
2 - The Sunshine Skyway Bridge: Spanning Tampa Bay, by Nevin D. and Richard N. Sitler
3 - Bridge Down, by George Mair
4 - Disaster on the Sunshine Skyway, by Dale Andrew White
5 - Skyway : The Sunshine Skyway Bridge Disaster of 1980, by Page, Skinner, Curtis
6 - Bridge to Oblivion, skyway based historical fiction, by Henry Hoffman
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near the skyway.
bridge fishing pier state park, open 24/365:
skywaypiers.com
floridastateparks.org: skyway fishing pier state park.
site about the fishing pier
skywaypiers.proboards.com: discussion forum regarding the skyway piers.
capmel.com: a review for people with disabilities.
google search about the piers.
10.18.16: pier officials confident they will bounce back from recent decline in visitors.
06.11.15: skyway fishing piers earn national recognition in 'take me fishing's' top 100.
05.29.14: skyway fishing pier gains top 10 rating.
07.07.11: old skyway fishing pier to get new life as artificial reef.
08.22.08: eastern skyway piers to close, structures' safety a concern.
09.27.02: skyway fishing piers state park unit management plan  pdf file
08/2009: world's longest fishing pier brochure.
the pier is the longest. the brochure itself is a standard size brochure one might expect.
  full size front • back
brochure pdf file
 pdf file

windsurf:
10.25.16, heraldtribune.com, sunshine kiteway
10.17.16, tampabay.com, kite boarding: freedom to ride the waves
abcactionnews.com: kite surfing is a colorful and confounding pastime.
info around the skyway bridge.
current water, wind, and other skyway environmental info:
currents and tides
most recent water current velocity and direction under the bridge.
Skyway Bridge Tampa Bay Florida Tide Table
artificial reefs, some made from skyway debris:
pinellascounty.org: artificial reef guide
tampa bay reefs  pdf file
st. pete beach reef  pdf file
manatee county reefs  pdf file
florida state reefs  pdf file
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off the skyway.

1926 - 1954: before the skyway, the Bee Line Ferry.
10.09.14: usatoday.com, 40,000 suicides annually, a suicide in the usa every 13 minutes.
03.15.14: newyorker.com, the neglected suicide epidemic.
03.19.13: biomedcentral.com, interventions to reduce suicides at suicide hotspots.
06.16.08: suicide prevention on bridges.  pdf file
06.11.07: authorities ponder how to prevent bridge suicides.
top 10 tips for beating depression.
10 consequences of jumping off a bridge to your death

other bridges that offer jumper service.
 
other bridges of tampa bay (from north to south):
• florida state road 580
• courtney campbell causeway
• bayside bridge
• the howard frankland bridge • webcams
• gandy bridge

facebook.com: died by suicide memorials
florida mental health: baker act • 2014: florida mental health act user reference guide  pdf file
top 10 common methods of suicide.
worlds most famous and notorious suicide places - also links to interesting death stories.
various jump sites - delivering over 400 worldwide jump sites.
11 insane bungee, cliff, and base jumps you should not attempt in 2014.
information about terminal velocity in a free fall.
death pools
legacy.com/obituaries
tributes.com/obituaries
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one odd link.

05.13.80: full article - found to the right of a skyway bridge collapse disaster article, on a google newspaper scan.
 

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