Strauss single leaf bascule bridge. Bridge superstructure appears to have been altered with a new load-bearing structure. Original trusses remain. Decorative tower remains. The bridge was described by Joseph Strauss as an "ornamental portal bascule"
Length of largest span: 78.1 ft.
Total length: 133.9 ft.
Deck width: 34.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 20.4 ft.
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Cooper River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.94333, -75.10500(decimal degrees) 39°56'36" N, 75°06'18" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory(6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory(6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good(7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 96.5 (out of 100) View more at BridgeReports.com
July 26, 2016: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
November 30, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
August 5, 2015: New photo from Luke
June 2, 2015: New photos from Douglas Butler
August 9, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: Bridge is not lost. (has been altered, but historic bridge remains)