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#237389 - 05/08/07 10:11 AM Bridge or ferry  
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Havn't been on the board in 2yrs.so was just wondering if the hand-pulled ferry (to go north) has been replaced by a bridge......If so what is the fee to go north & return??


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#237391 - 05/08/07 10:42 AM Re: Bridge or ferry [Re: Johnboy]  
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The world has changed while you where gone Johnboy
Ferrys history and development has gone up the island like a brush fire. You can drive your golf cart almost all the way up but will need a new spine and kidneys when you get there.
cost for crossing the bridge vari for who you are, what your driving and where you live but still reasonable and hopefully funds going to pay for the bridge.
My life has gone from a Robinson Cursoe experience to being able to order a pizza delivered to my front door.


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#237402 - 05/08/07 11:18 AM Re: Bridge or ferry [Re: elbert]  
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Pirates Pizza 226 4663....mmmmmmm good


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#237406 - 05/08/07 11:55 AM Re: Bridge or ferry [Re: Johnboy]  
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Originally Posted by Johnboy
Havn't been on the board in 2yrs.so was just wondering if the hand-pulled ferry (to go north) has been replaced by a bridge......If so what is the fee to go north & return??

Johnboy, the cost to cross the bridge with a golf cart is normally $5.00 BZE each way. A monthly pass is $175.00 BZE. The bridge is the greatest thing that has happened. The next greatest thing that is going on now is the paving of front st and the road from Island Academy to Victoria House. If you visit often or have a second home here like we do, then you've got to LOVE it!!


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#237408 - 05/08/07 12:41 PM Re: Bridge or ferry [Re: Loansum-Al K]  
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I can see where you that live there( wish I did--boo-hoo)can love the bridge....But as a visitor we loved the hand-ferry...We also love everything else there also....Can hardly wait till the 27th.....


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#237409 - 05/08/07 12:45 PM Re: Bridge or ferry [Re: Johnboy]  
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Originally Posted by Johnboy
I can see where you that live there( wish I did--boo-hoo)can love the bridge....But as a visitor we loved the hand-ferry...We also love everything else there also....Can hardly wait till the 27th.....

Johnboy if you don't care for the bridge you could always swim across!! grin



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#237411 - 05/08/07 12:47 PM Re: Bridge or ferry [Re: Loansum-Al K]  
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Don't worry, I'll use the bridge with a LARGE smile on my face!!!!!


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#237412 - 05/08/07 01:36 PM Re: Bridge or ferry [Re: Johnboy]  
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$175. OH My ...Loansum is there some unusually circumstance your not telling us about? isn't it much cheaper than that if you live on this side?
do you drive something unusual?
Elbert


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#237428 - 05/08/07 05:46 PM Re: Bridge or ferry [Re: elbert]  
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We paid $150 BZ for a monthly permit back in January when we were living on the north side of the bridge.

We were going back and forth to town quite often.

Also, the bridge is free in the early evenings...I can't remember what time, but maybe someone else can help with that!


#237478 - 05/09/07 11:11 AM Re: Bridge or ferry [Re: elbert]  
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Originally Posted by elbert
$175. OH My ...Loansum is there some unusually circumstance your not telling us about? isn't it much cheaper than that if you live on this side?
do you drive something unusual?
Elbert

Elbert, my mistake......I pay $150 BZE for a monthly pass....we own a place in Bermuda Landing just north of the cut.


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