A rural highway across St. Johns County, Florida State Road 206 branches east from SR 207 outside Hastings to SR A1A at Crescent Beach. Traveling 14.49 miles overall, SR 206 plies across wetland areas east to Fish Swamp, where it shifts two miles northward through a diamond interchange with Interstate 95. Resuming a due east heading ahead of Moses Creek Conservation Area, the state road intersects U.S. 1 at Dupont Center. The Verle Allyn Pope Bridge angles the route northeast across the Matanzas River to Avenue D and SR A1A on Anastasia Island.
U.S. 1 (Dixie Highway) runs north through suburban areas of St. Augustine Shores to St. Augustine and south along Matanzas State Forest to the western outskirts of Palm Coast.
3.8 miles of SR 206 east remain to Crescent Beach. Marineland is another seven miles south via SR A1A.
Built in 1975, the Verle Allyn Pope Bridge spanning the Matanzas River is a bascule bridge.1
The crest of the SR 206 bridge over the Matanzas River tops out at 23 feet above the Intracoastal Waterway.1
- SR-206 CRESCENT over MATANZAS RIVER IWW, St. Johns County, Florida. BridgeReports.com
11/06/19 by AARoads and JP Nasiatka
Page Updated 11-12-2019.