Historic Old Seven Mile Bridge Reopens in Florida Keys

A section of the historic Old Seven Mile Bridge, paralleling the Florida Keys Overseas Highway, reopened Wednesday in the Middle Keys so residents and visitors can once again use it for cycling, walking, running, rollerblading, watching sunrises and sunsets, and to access Pigeon Key. Florida Department of Transportation officials staged a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the…

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Key Largo Bridge Run 11-9-19

Runners of all ages are attracted to a unique scenic bridge race above the Upper Florida Keys and the eastern edges of the Florida Everglades. The annual First State Bank Key Largo Bridge Run is scheduled Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. The 2019 event features a half-marathon and a 4-mile run/walk. The USA Track & Field–certified course is to start at the access road at Gilbert’s Resort, mile marker…


FDOT Begins Temp Snake Creek Bridge Lane Closures at Night

FDOT to begin temporary Snake Creek Bridge single-lane closures at night A contractor for the Florida Department of Transportation will begin nighttime single-lane closures on U.S. 1 between today, Sunday, Oct. 6 and Thursday, Oct. 10, between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. at the Snake Creek Bridge in Islamorada. Flaggers will assist in directing traffic….

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Middle Florida Keys Suggestions For Your Bucket List

The Middle Florida Keys are an often overlooked destination. Lying between the Upper Florida Keys where you will find the Diving & Fishing Capitals of Key Largo and Islamorada and the Lower Florida Keys with Big Pine Key’s Key Deer and world famous Key West, the Middle Florida Keys is sometimes referred to as the Heart…


DEP Requests $13 Mil For Projects on Florida Keys Bridges

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is requesting $13.5 million to repair pedestrian bridges on U.S. 1 and continue the work on the Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail. The request to the state Legislature could help reopen six fishing bridges that were closed between 2011 and 2014 after state transportation officials deemed them unsafe. DEP…