Copeland ave bridge

anyone know how much clearance there is on the Copeland ave bridge in Everglades City. Haven’t been down there since I got a t top on my boat 

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  • dustin2785dustin2785 Posts: 6 Greenhorn
    Are you referring to the bridge that you cross over coming into Everglades City then  you will be fine. It has atleast 12' of clearance on high tide. 
  • Snookaddict91Snookaddict91 Posts: 72 Greenhorn
    Thanks
  • lemaymiamilemaymiami Posts: 3,097 Captain
    In all my years running down to EC or Chokoloskee I never knew the name of that street... learn something every day...
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  • BobberBobber Posts: 895 Officer
    Yep,named after David Copeland who worked on the Tamiami Trail and then had a family farm up there in the 30's.
    Anybody remember the Copeland General store and post office, had many good hot greasy bacon and egg sandwiches from there on the way to the o dark 30 launch at the Barron River Resort.
  • snookaffinitysnookaffinity Naples, FLPosts: 1,035 Officer
    Yep. Been there quite a few times myself back in the 70s.
    "It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt." - Mark Twain
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