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Knight's Key Bridge

Knight's Key Bridge.(HAER, FLA,44-KNIKE,1-27)
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General Information

Beginning of works: 1908
Completion: 1912
Status: out of service

Project Type

Structure: Girder bridge
Function / usage: Railroad (railway) bridge
Material: Steel bridge

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Marathon, Monroe County, Florida, USA
Part of:
Replaced by: Keys Bridge (1982)

Technical Information

Dimensions

length 2 075 m

Materials

superstructure steel

Chronology

1931

Florida East Coast Railroad goes bankrupt.

1935

Line is damaged in a hurricane and service is abandoned. The State of Florida soon afterwards converts the bridges into highway bridges for US. Route 1.

ca. 1980

The Seven Mile Bridge is closed entirely, some sections are demolished.

Participants

(role unknown)

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20003558
  • Date created
    10/06/2002
  • Last Update
    29/07/2014