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Knight Channel Bridge

Photos 

Seven Miles Oversea Highway Bridge from Pigeon Key, at night, on way to Key West, Florida

Boston Public Library

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #316558

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Facts 

Overview
Girder bridge over Knight Channel on Pigeon Key Access
Location
Marathon, Monroe County, Florida
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1912; rehabilitated 1938
Railroad
- Florida East Coast Railway (FEC)
Design
Girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 10,480.5 ft. (2.0 mi.)
Deck width: 8.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+24.70417, -81.15583   (decimal degrees)
24°42'15" N, 81°09'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/484237/2732200 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sevenmile Bridge
Inventory numbers
FDOT 900020 (Florida Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
BH 51149 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 32 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • February 19, 2015: Photo imported by Dave King
  • February 1, 2012: Added by J.P.

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Comments 

Knight Channel Bridge
Posted December 13, 2021, by Hayward McKee (keywsun [at] gmail [dot] com)

COMPLETED 1912 started well before.

Literally last piece of the RR when all else was done to KW was inserting the last section over the Knights Key pier track loop where RR had operated to and ended since 1908