Pensacola Bay Bridge Naming Committee Seeks Suggestions

Posted on May 7, 2019 by Staff reports

The Pensacola Bay Bridge Naming Committee is seeking suggestions from the public to name the new bridge linking Escambia and Santa Rosa counties via U.S. Highway 98. Individuals can propose a name through the close of business Monday, June 3. The committee will review the suggestions, put forward a name for public input at meetings proposed for Tuesday, June 11 and Wednesday, June 12 with the final recommendation coming to the Escambia County Board of Commissioners as soon as Thursday, July 11.

To propose a name, please send one suggestion to Only one name per email address will be accepted.

The current bridge is named after former State Senate President Philip D. Beall Sr. and is commonly known as the Three-Mile Bridge. The commission and city of Gulf Breeze adopted resolutions establishing the Pensacola Bay Bridge Naming Committee to assist in the naming of the new Pensacola Bay Bridge. The committee is composed of nine voting members – one Escambia County resident appointed by each of the five commissioners and four appointed by the city of Gulf Breeze. Click here for more information on the committee.