See larger Traffic streams across the S.S. Jolley Bridge onto Marco Island on Thursday. In February, Collier County commissioners authorized a consulting firm to spend up to $1 million on a study that will examine the feasibility of a toll to speed construction of a new bridge. Without an alternative to government funding, the most optimistic estimate is that a new bridge cannot be built until 2025.

Photo by TRISTAN SPINSKI, Daily News

Traffic streams across the S.S. Jolley Bridge onto Marco Island on Thursday. In February, Collier County commissioners authorized a consulting firm to spend up to $1 million on a study that will examine the feasibility of a toll to speed construction of a new bridge. Without an alternative to government funding, the most optimistic estimate is that a new bridge cannot be built until 2025.

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