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FKOHT - Kemp Channel Bridge

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Overview

One can see gaps in the bridge. The plans are to fill in the gaps so pedestrians can walk the whole bridge.

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Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Kemp Channel on an old alignment of the Overseas Railroad/Highway (US 1); presently the Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail
Location
Cudjoe Key, 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
Builder
- Henry Flagler
Railroads
- Florida East Coast Railway (FEC)
- Rail-to-road
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 3, 1979
Also called
Overseas Highway - Kemp Channel Bridge
FEC - Kemp Channel Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+24.66258, -81.46564   (decimal degrees)
24°39'45" N, 81°27'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/452884/2727666 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Summerland Key
Inventory numbers
NRHP 79000684 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 48182 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 10, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • February 22, 2011: Updated by James McCray: updated NRHP info
  • February 19, 2011: Added by James McCray

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