Hurricane Ian destroyed several portions of the Sanibel Causeway, the series of bridges that connects mainland Florida to Sanibel Island — which is home to some 6,500 people and located just south of where the storm made landfall. The Category 4 storm caused severe damage and flooding to Fort Myers and other gulf coast cities.
Take a look at the photos.
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Corrected: October 3, 2022 at 9:00 PM PDT
An earlier photo caption mistakenly identified the Sanibel Lighthouse as being in Fort Myers.