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.

Vision
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.

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  • Friday, September 25, 2020

    FDOT latest report states a March 2022 completion cate for Old Seven

    Work Continues Under Old Seven Mile Bridge in Marathon   SR 5/US 1/Overseas Highway/Old Seven Mile Bridge from Knights Key to Pigeon Key (MM 46.8 to MM 44.6) (Contract # E-6L23) Start Date: September 2017 Estimated Projected Completion: March 2022   PLANNED ACTIVITY: The contractor will continue performing deck repair work as well as steel repair work under the bridge this ...
  • Friday, May 1, 2020

    Completion date currently February 2022

    Work Continues Under Old Seven Mile Bridge in Marathon Bridge Repair/Rehabilitation Project: SR 5/US 1/Overseas Highway/Old Seven Mile Bridge from Knights Key to Pigeon Key (MM 46.8 to MM 44.6) (Contract # E-6L23) Start Date:September 2017 Estimated Projected Completion: February 2022
  • Friday, June 21, 2019

    Completion date set back another month

    6/21/19 From FDOT: Bridge Repair/Rehabilitation Project: 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: December 2021
  • Friday, March 1, 2019

    Restoration of Pigeon Key Ramp Begins

    by Free Press Staff PIGEON KEY — Construction has begun on Monroe County’s $2.36 million, grant-funded project to rehabilitate the 1938 Pigeon Key ramp. The project is expected to take 270 days to complete, according to county officials. The ramp — built with timber, concrete and steel — connects the Old Seven Mile Bridge to Pigeon ...

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