The massive fishing piers next to the Sunshine Skyway Bridge that connects St. Petersburg to Bradenton have an interesting genesis. Once upon a time, they WERE the bridge. At least until a boat with a beam higher than the bridge tried to pass below, taking the middle of the bridge out with it. Rather than repair the aging bridge, they build a new, taller bridge that would allow larger cargo and cruise ships into the Port of Tampa. They dismantled the middle section of the old bridge but left hundreds of yards on each side intact and converted them to giant fishing piers. What we have now is a very expensive take on turning lemons into lemonade.
This photograph was captured with a DJI Mavic Pro drone.