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Dames Point Bridge at 20 Years;JTA Marks Event with Photo Contest

JACKSONVILLE, FL — In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Dames Point Bridge , the Jacksonville Transportation Authority is holding a special photo contest that features the bridge, one of North Florida ’s most spectacular and unique structures.  The contest runs from through March 6, 2009.  The winning entry will be unveiled at the 20th anniversary ceremony Tuesday, March 10 at the Dames Point Bridge Park .

Submissions must contain the Dames Point Bridge (in whole or part); may be color or black and white; and may be digitally enhanced.  Contestants may submit entries online, by mail or in person.  The complete contest rules, registration and entry forms are available on the JTA website (click here).  Entries must be received no later 5 p.m. on Friday, March 6, 2009 to be included in the contest.

The contest is being sponsored by JTA, the Quest Corporation of , Chelsea Photographic of San Marco and Mr. Frame It. 


The winning photographer will receive a $100 cash prize (donated by Quest), as well as a professionally enlarged (20”x24”) and framed print of their entry.  Chelsea Photographic and Mr. Frame It are also offering store discounts during the contest period to customers who mention the contest. 

For more information about the Dames Point Bridge photo contest, visit JTA's webiste or contact Brian DeCoveny at 904.838.0216