7-mile-bridgeThe iconic Old Seven Mile Bridge that connects Marathon to the lower Florida Keys will soon be more accessible to wheelchair users. In December, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection agreed to spend $1.16 million to improve access near the bridge’s entrance in Marathon.

“The Marathon Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center is thrilled that the Florida Department of Environmental Protection authorized this plan, thus allowing even more visitors to experience the beauty of the Old Seven Mile Bridge,” says Daniel Samess, CEO of the Marathon Chamber of Commerce. “Our goal is