Start, Finish, Length of Contract: January 2010 to June 2011
Summary of work performed: Design work on the project began Sept. 21, 2009, and construction began in January 2010. The completion of the project was in June 2011. The project consisted of building a new two-lane bridge next to the existing Jolly Bridge, with the end result being a total of four lanes over Big Marco Pass connecting Marco Island to U.S. 41 and other routes. The new span carries southbound traffic while the existing span carries northbound traffic. The new bridge is 20 ft. (6 m) west of the existing bridge. . 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.