Friends of Old Seven

Our Mission

Mission Statement
To establish and lead a public/private partnership to save, restore, enhance and maintain the Old Seven Mile Bridge through sound planning, solid public and private funding (including significant local counterpart sharing), responsible project execution, scheduled maintenance and, first and foremost, continuing widespread community support.

Through the application of fresh, innovative architectural/engineering design alternatives, rehabilitate the Old Seven Mile Bridge while transforming it and immediate areas (Pigeon Key, Sunset Park, Knights Key) into a unique family-friendly integrated world-class eco-tourism destination for all of the Florida Keys.


  • Sunday, March 4, 2018

    Old Seven Bridge Repair Update 3-3-18

    Bridge Repair/Rehabilitation Project: State Road (SR) 5/US 1/Overseas Highway/Old Seven Mile Bridge from Knights Key to Pigeon Key (MM 46.8 to MM 44.6) Project Start: September 2017 Estimated Projected Completion: July 2021 PLANNED CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY: The Contractor will be performing abrasive blasting and steel repair work under the bridge this week. However, as a reminder: Please note that ...
  • Sunday, August 20, 2017

    Latest Update from FDOT on Bridge Repair

  • Wednesday, August 2, 2017

    Update on Upcoming Construction Work Along Old Seven Mile Bridge

    KEYS TOURISM ADVISORY    Aug. 1, 2017 • 9:00 a.m. News and Information from the Monroe County Tourist Development Council     Upcoming Construction Work Along Old Seven Mile Bridge    A contractor for the Florida Department of Transportation is scheduled to continue a rehabilitation project on the Old Seven Mile Bridge in mid-August, according to FDOT public information personnel.   Repair work to be ...
  • Wednesday, June 21, 2017

    Latest from FDOT on repair schedule for bridge

    During the week of July 4, 2016 The Florida Department of Environmental Protection, in conjunction with the Florida Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration began the Knight’s Key Pedestrian Underpass project which is located at the parking lot located at the entrance of the Old Seven Mile Bridge. That project is almost complete. In ...


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