Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Florida's Sunshine Skyway Bridges Graces U.S. Postage Stamp

First Day of Issue: Feb. 28, 2012 St. Petersburg, FL 33730

ST. PETERSBURG, FL — The U.S. Postal Service recognized the 25th anniversary of Florida’s Sunshine Skyway Bridge by issuing the $5.15 Sunshine Skyway Bridge Priority Mail stamp.

In the stamp artwork, the bridge rises from Tampa Bay’s vivid blue water and is silhouetted against an orange sky. Tiny vehicles on the roadbed reveal the massive scale of this engineering marvel.

“The Sunshine Skyway Bridge links the Gulf Coast communities surrounding St. Petersburg and Bradenton,” said U.S. Postal Service Suncoast district acting manager Nancy Rittenhouse. “And, now the bridge will . . .

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