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FKOHT - Channel Five Bridge

Photos 

Bridgemapper.com photo

Photo taken by Todd Wilson in 2009

BH Photo #405373

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Channel Five on an old alignment of the Overseas Railroad/Highway (US 1); presently the Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail
Location
Layton, 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-trail
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 3, 1979
Also called
Overseas Highway - Channel Five Bridge
FEC - Channel Five Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+24.83878, -80.77637   (decimal degrees)
24°50'20" N, 80°46'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/522596/2747115 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Long Key
Inventory numbers
NRHP 79000684 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 48341 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 4, 2011: Added by James McCray

Sources 

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