Rudy Nichols, a Florida Department of Transportation sign crew leader, positions a placard designating the Florida Keys Overseas Highway as an All-American Road Friday, Oct. 16, 2009, on top of the Jewfish Creek Bridge in Key Largo, Fla. Friday, federal transportation officials announced that the Keys road, with 42 bridges over water, was one of five highways to receive the prestigious accolade. Thus far, 31 American roads are designated as All-American by the National Scenic Byways program directed by the Federal Highway Administration. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
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Author: Bob Rountree Bob Rountree is an outdoors travel writer, exploring back roads of the authentic Florida. Co-founder of FloridaRambler.com, Bob contributes to the monthly Florida Rambler column in the South Florida SunSentinel and Orlando Sentinel. His work has also appeared in the Miami Herald, Guardian UK and other publications.
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