Seven Mile Bridge
|Beginning of works:||1908|
|Function / usage:||
Railroad (railway) line
There currently is no technical data available.
Henri Flagler dies.
Florida East Coast Railroad goes bankrupt.
|2 September 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.
The Seven Mile Bridge is closed entirely, some sections are demolished.
Construction of the Keys Bridge replacing the Seven Mile Bridges is completed. The old bridges can still be seen in most parts from the new bridge.
Currently there is no information available about persons or companies having participated in this project.
Relevant Web Sites
- Great American Bridges and Dams, John Wiley & Sons, New York (USA), ISBN 0471143855, 1984; pp. 168-169
- Le pont des Keys en Floride in "Le Moniteur des Travaux Publics et du Bâtiment", 8 March 2002, n. 5128
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