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FKOHT - Park Channel Bridge

Photo 

Bridgemapper.com photo

Photo taken by Todd Wilson in 2009

BH Photo #405361

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Park Channel on an old alignment of the Overseas Railroad/Highway (US 1); presently the Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail
Location
Monroe County, Florida
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built ca. 1908-12 for use by the Overseas Railroad, converted to highway use (US 1) in 1938, made obselete by new bridge in 1982, converted into a pedestrian bridge in 2001
Railroads
- Florida East Coast Railway (FEC)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Overseas Highway - Park Channel Bridge
FEC - Park Channel Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+24.65450, -81.54102   (decimal degrees)
24°39'16" N, 81°32'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/445254/2726799 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sugarloaf Key
Inventory number
BH 48180 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 18, 2011: Added by James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Todd Wilson