Windmark Beach North Vehicular Bridge – Port St. Joe, FL

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    Bridging The Florida Gulf Coast Lifestyle With Elegance

    The Windmark Timber Vehicular Bridge by York Bridge Concepts

    Nestled on the picturesque Gulf of Mexico in Port St. Joe, Florida, the WindMark neighborhood is a hidden gem. However, like any gem, accessing it requires a reliable and ecologically responsible bridge to traverse the environmentally sensitive wetlands. Enter the WindMark Timber Vehicular Bridge, a testament to York Bridge Concepts' dedication to sustainable, eco-friendly construction. In this blog post, we will explore the innovative features and the importance of this bridge that enables another entrance to the WindMark neighborhood.


    • Width:
    • 34' (32' 5" clear)
    • Length:
    • 65'
    • Height:
    • 6' above grade
    • Capacity:
    • HS20-44
    • Construction:
    • Ground Up
    • Span Type:
    • Repetitive Span
    • Material:
    • CCA Treated Southern Yellow Pine & IPE Hardwood
    • Foundation:
    • Timber Piles & Abutments (Acrylic/Polymer Coated where exposed)
    • Stringers:
    • SYP Rough Sawn Timber (Translucent Oil Coated where exposed)
    • Deck System:
    • 1" IPE Top Deck 4" SYP Subdeck
    • Guard Rail:
    • Decero™ Classic Design Series
    • Crossing:
    • Flood Plain

    Why The St. Joe Company Chose York Bridge Concepts

    York Bridge Concepts, renowned for its exceptional timber bridge designs, has yet again proved its prowess by crafting the Windmark Timber Vehicular Bridge. The St. Joe Company wanted a builder, with a history of creating beautiful and durable bridges, who takes pride in combining engineering excellence with environmental responsibility.

    Eco-Conscience Deck Level Construction For The WaterMark Vehicular Timber Bridge

    One of the standout features of the WindMark Timber Vehicular Bridge is its eco-friendly deck-level construction. This innovative method minimizes the environmental impact during construction, especially when traversing sensitive wetland areas. The use of timber, a renewable resource, makes this bridge a sustainable choice. The construction process prioritizes protecting the delicate ecosystem beneath it.

    A Robust Vehicular Bridge Is Needed To Support Heavy Equipment Vehicles

    The Windmark Timber Vehicular Bridge is not just an aesthetic marvel but also a robust structure. Rated at an HS20-44, this bridge is designed to support heavy equipment vehicles, making it an ideal choice for constructing and developing the Windmark neighborhood. Its load-bearing capacity ensures that construction materials and equipment can be transported safely across the bridge, facilitating the growth and development of the area.

    The St. Joe Company's Primary Goal - Preserving the Wetlands

    York Bridge Concepts' commitment to environmental preservation is evident in the Windmark Timber Vehicular Bridge. The bridge's construction minimizes disruption to the wetlands beneath it, ensuring that the sensitive ecosystem remains intact. This approach aligns with the growing demand for sustainable and eco-friendly construction practices. The use of timber not only provides an attractive aesthetic but also supports the use of renewable resources, contributing to a greener, more environmentally responsible future.

    Enhancing Accessibility

    The Windmark Timber Vehicular Bridge plays a pivotal role in enhancing accessibility to the Windmark neighborhood. Providing another entrance, not only eases traffic flow but also ensures that residents and visitors have a safe and reliable means of access. This bridge has become an essential part of the community, facilitating connectivity and opening up new possibilities for residents and businesses alike.

    Creating An Eco-Friendly Gateway

    The Windmark Timber Vehicular Bridge, designed and built by York Bridge Concepts, is a testament to the fusion of engineering excellence and environmental responsibility. This beautiful and eco-friendly structure not only enhances accessibility to the Windmark neighborhood but also protects the sensitive wetlands beneath it.

    By employing sustainable construction practices and prioritizing the preservation of the environment, York Bridge Concepts has once again proven its commitment to creating bridges that stand the test of time while supporting a greener, more eco-conscious future.

    The Windmark Timber Vehicular Bridge is more than just a bridge; it's a symbol of responsible construction and a gateway to the beauty of the Gulf of Mexico.

    Planning Resources

    Like something you see on this project? Get more information below or visit the York Bridge Design Center to see all resources.
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    *Resources above may not be exact to the specifications for this bridge, but reflect our current updated standards.

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