The Seven Mile Bridge, longest of 42 spans on the Florida Keys’ Overseas Highway, is to close temporarily to vehicular traffic during the early morning hours Saturday, April 13, for the 32nd annual footrace over the convergence of the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico.
Fort Lauderdale drivers should avoid the Andrews Avenue drawbridge over the New River this weekend because it’ll be shut down for scheduled repairs and maintenance.
For the first time in the history of the 7-Mile Bridge Run marathon, runners at the starting line were told it was too dangerous for them on the bridge, and the race was canceled. It’s not known if, or when, it will be rescheduled.
If you’re planning on traveling to the Keys early Saturday morning you may run into a slight delay.
A scheduled closing of a Pompano Beach bridge Friday night has been posponed because of the weather.