Weight restrictions announced for two county bridges

One on Brink Avenue; other, on Euclid Avenue

This map shows the location of the Brink Avenue bridge. Image from Google Maps

The weight limit for the Brink Avenue bridge, located at 4072 Brink Ave. in Sarasota, has been restricted to 3 tons, effective Sept. 3, Sarasota County staff has announced.

A passenger pick-up truck is an example of a 3-ton motor vehicle, a news release notes. Vehicles that exceed the 3-ton limit should seek an alternate route, the release says.

The weight limit for the Euclid Avenue bridge, located at 4070 Euclid Ave. in Sarasota, has been restricted to 14 tons, the release adds. Examples of vehicles that typically weigh more than 14 tons are school buses, fire trucks, and garbage trucks. Such vehicles should seek an alternate route.

This information has also been added to the Road Closures webpage: https://www.scgov.net/govern…/communications/road-closures.