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Grace Memorial Bridge

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General Information

Structural Type: Cantilever truss bridge
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Other name(s): Old Cooper River Bridge
Completed in: 1929
Status: under demolition

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA, North America
Mount Pleasant, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA, North America
Crosses
  • Cooper River
Next to Silas N. Pearman Bridge (1966)
Replaced by Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge (2005)

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 320.3 m

Materials

truss steel

Chronology

1946

State buys the bridge.
A freighter rams the bridge, three steel girder spans need replacement.

Participants

Design
Contractor
Resident engineering

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0000552
Created: 21/11/1999
Last Updated: 07/10/2013