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.


  • 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...
  • Tuesday, June 20, 2017

    Old Seven Mile project won’t be done until 2021

    By Katie Atkins There were groans from the public in the Marathon City Council chambers Tuesday night when it was mentioned a rehabilitation project on the old Seven Mile Bridge won’t be done for another four yea...
  • Friday, July 22, 2016

    Interview with the President

  • Sunday, June 19, 2016

    Old Seven Mile Bridge closing July 5 for rehab project

    By Larry Kahn Enjoy walking or biking the old Seven Mile Bridge? You have three weeks to continue to do so. The 2.2-mile section of the span that heads from Marathon to historic Pigeon Key, a former railroad-worker camp, is slated to c...


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