Floridays
12:00 am
Fri August 7, 2009

There's an explanation for why U.S. 1 takes an unusual turn in Vero Beach

U.S. 1 turns to the west at this intersection.
U.S. 1 turns to the west at this intersection.
Credit Janie Gould

The highway runs north to south along most of Florida's peninsula. The grandson of a pioneer Indian River County developer shares a story about why its path is different in the old Miracle Mile area of Vero Beach.