Aerial Images Show Alarming Extent of Hurricane Ian’s Devastation in Florida

Aerial Images Show Alarming Extent of Hurricane Ian's Devastation in Florida


Hurricane Ian knocked out big sections of the Sanibel Causeway, completely cutting off the barrier island from the mainland.
Gif: Gizmodo / NOAA

The storm caused heavy damage to the 3-mile-long Sanibel Causeway, the only road connecting Sanibel Island to Florida’s mainland. Repairs on another, smaller bridge connecting Pine Island are already underway, according to a report from Politico. But so far, state Governor Ron DeSantis hasn’t announced any specific timeline for the Sanibel Causeway’s re-building.

“I can’t tell … exactly how long that’s going to take,” DeSantis said, according to Politico.



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