The Seven Mile Bridge in Florida, USA

The Seven Mile Bridge in Florida, USA

The Seven Mile Bridge, Florida, USA. One of the longest bridges in the world (10,9 km; 6,8 mi) spreads above the Florida Keys – the beautiful coral cay archipelago. The current bridge was built between 1978 and 1982 on the foundations of the older bridges.

The Old Seven Mile Bridge, which extends parallel to the new one, is open for the hikers and bike riders. However, due to its gap, it ends without the possibility to reach its end.

Every April, on a Saturday the new road is closed for 2,5 hours for a fun run. The marathon is held since 1982 to commemorate the rebuilding project. 1,500 runners participate in the challenge. The construction has won many awards, including an Exceptional Award for Cost Savings Innovation.

The Seven Mile Bridge in Florida, USA

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The Seven Mile Bridge in Florida, USA

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The Seven Mile Bridge in Florida, USA

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The Seven Mile Bridge in Florida, USA

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The Seven Mile Bridge in Florida, USA

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The Seven Mile Bridge in Florida, USA

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The Seven Mile Bridge in Florida, USA

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