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Ashley River Bridge

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Ashley River Bridges

Taken from my room at the Holiday Inn in 2004.

The Ashley River Bridge referred to in the entry is on the right, while the one constructed in 1926 is on the left.

Meanwhile you can see in the background the Arthur Ravenel Bridge under construction.

Photo taken by Michael Miller in July 2004

View this photo at panoramio.com

BH Photo #262887

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Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Bascule bridge over Ashley River on US 17 in Charleston
Location
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1961
Design
Bascule
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.1 ft.
Total length: 1,633.9 ft.
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.78333, -79.96000   (decimal degrees)
32°46'60" N, 79°57'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/597391/3627746 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Charleston
Inventory numbers
SC 1020001710600 (South Carolina bridge number)
SC 0000000003607 (South Carolina bridge number)
BH 32008 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2014)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 70.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
26,400

Update Log 

  • August 10, 2017: New photo from Andrew Penik
  • June 17, 2017: New photo from Andrew Penik
  • August 9, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • June 1, 2016: New Street View added by Andrew Penik
  • March 28, 2015: New photos from Irma Hale
  • August 15, 2013: New photo from Michael Miller
  • May 4, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth

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Comments 

Ashley River Bridge
Posted August 9, 2016, by kathie jordan (mcgallery [at] knology [dot] net)

vh1 channel 13 to hail tender for opening

Ashley River Bridge
Posted August 23, 2010, by Jimmy (jimmymacj [at] gmail [dot] com)

what is the opening schedule for the Ashley River Bridge and does it open upon request?