Historic bridge re-opens in the Florida Keys

Historic bridge re-opens in the Florida Keys By on Jan 26, 2022 in Attractions, Florida, Going Out, North America, Regions, Road Travel, Speciality Travel, USA

A section of the landmark Old Seven Mile Bridge, paralleling the famous Overseas Highway, has just reopened in the Florida Keys – once again allowing visitors to use it for cycling, walking, running, watching sunrises and sunsets and to access the historic island of Pigeon Key.

The frequently photographed 2.2-mile section of the bridge reopened earlier this month following a $44 million renovation that began in 2017 and was completed several months ahead of schedule.

Nicknamed “Old Seven”, the bridge was built as part of railroad magnate Henry Flagler’s Florida Keys Over-Sea Railroad that was completed in January 1912, connecting the Keys with each other and mainland Florida for the first time. The renovated section is the gateway to

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