Silas N. Pearman Bridge
Box girder bridge
|Function / usage:||
Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Balanced cantilever method
|Built:||1964 - 1966|
Geographic Information & Related Structures
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA, North America
Mount Pleasant, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA, North America
Grace Memorial Bridge (1929)
Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge (2005)
|main span||290 m|
|deck of approaches||
Designated to replace Grace Memorial Bridge.
Re-designated to be used only for northbound traffic of US-17.
Third lane made reversible. Trucks to be banned on the old bridge.
Completed, dedicated and opened to traffic.
Retrofitted after damage by Hurricane Hugo.
This bridge and Grace Memorial Bridge are to be replaced by a new 8-lane cable-stayed bridge in 2004. Both bridges will be demolished including approaches.
Relevant Web Sites
- Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge Photographs
- Changing the face of Charleston: Watch the unbuilding (demolition) of the Grace and Pearman Bridges
- Cooper River Bridge
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