Florida State Road 693

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State Road 693 marker

State Road 693
66th Street
Pasadena Avenue
Route information
Maintained by FDOT
Length: 11.634 mi[1] (18.723 km)
Major junctions
South end: SR 699 in St. Pete Beach
 
US 19 Alt. in St. Petersburg
SR 694 in Pinellas Park
North end: US 19 in Largo
Highway system
SR 688 SR 694

Locally known as 66th Street, Pasadena Avenue, and A19A,[2] State Road 693 (SR 693) is a 12-mile-long north–south street serving southern Pinellas County, Florida. The southern terminus is an intersection with Blind Pass Road and Gulf Way (SR 699) in St. Pete Beach, near the southern end of the Corey Causeway; the northern terminus is an intersection with US 19 (SR 55) within the Largo city limits (US 19-SR 55 continues northward on 66th Street).

In addition to the cities at the termini, SR 693 passes through (from south to north) South Pasadena, St. Petersburg, Kenneth City, and Pinellas Park.

While the A19A designation is better known, 66th Street had the SR 693 signage long before the opening of the Pinellas Bayway on December 21, 1962: on this date the loop of SR 693, SR 699, and the Bayway between Alternate US 19 (SR 595) and US 19 near the Sunshine Skyway received A19A signage to be placed beside or above their older state road designations. In the 1980s, the A19A signs were removed from the loop (the east–west Pinellas Bayway then had its initial A19A signs replaced with State Road 682 signage by successor Florida Department of Transportation).

State Road 693 is a major commercial and commuter highway that, via the Corey Causeway and the nearby Treasure Island Causeway, connects the highly popular barrier islands along the Gulf of Mexico. The northern end of SR 693 features the campuses of Florida Beacon College and Florida Beacon Bible College; the segment in Pinellas Park features commercial campgrounds, a frequent sight along cross street SR 688 just north of the city.

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Pinellas County.

Location Mile[1] km Destinations Notes
St. Pete Beach 0.000 0.000 SR 699 (Blind Pass Road / 75th Avenue) – Treasure Island
St. Pete Beach
South Pasadena
0.261–
0.464
0.420–
0.747
Corey Causeway over Boca Ciega Bay (Gulf Intracoastal Waterway)
South Pasadena 1.536 2.472 CR 138 east (Gulfport Boulevard)
St. Petersburg 2.381 3.832 CR 150 (Central Avenue)
3.948 6.354
US 19 Alt. (Tyrone Boulevard / SR 595) – Seminole, St. Petersburg
4.908 7.899 CR 184 (38th Avenue North)
Kenneth City 5.409 8.705 46th Avenue North (CR 192)
West Lealman 5.914 9.518 54th Avenue North (CR 202)
Pinellas Park 6.416 10.326 62nd Avenue (CR 216)
7.167 11.534 SR 694 east / CR 694 west (Park Boulevard) to I‑275 – Seminole, Gulf Beaches, Pinellas Park
8.919 14.354 102nd Avenue (CR 298 east)
9.485 15.265 CR 296 (Bryan Dairy Road) interchange
Pinellas Park
Largo
10.421 16.771 126th Avenue North (CR 346 east)
Largo 10.933 17.595 SR 688 (Ulmerton Road) to I‑275 – Indian Rocks Beach, Tampa
11.420 18.379 142nd Avenue North (CR 376)
11.634 18.723 US 19 (SR 55) – Clearwater, Pinellas Park, St. Petersburg interchange
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

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