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FKOHT - Bow Channel Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Bow 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
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 - Bow Channel Bridge
FEC - Bow Channel Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+24.66156, -81.51681   (decimal degrees)
24°39'42" N, 81°31'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/447706/2727572 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sugarloaf Key
Inventory numbers
NRHP 79000684 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 48181 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 7, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Florida East Coast Railway"
  • February 22, 2011: Updated by James McCray: updated NRHP info
  • February 19, 2011: Added by James McCray

Sources 

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