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Ashley River Bridge

Photos 

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 left, while the one constructed in 1961 is on the right.

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 #262886

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Bascule bridge over Ashley River on US 17 in Charleston
Location
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1926; rehabilitated 1988
Design
Bascule
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 158.1 ft.
Total length: 1,733.0 ft.
Deck width: 34.1 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.78362, -79.96080   (decimal degrees)
32°47'01" N, 79°57'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/597316/3627777 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Charleston
Inventory numbers
SC 1020001730600 (South Carolina bridge number)
SC 0000000000228 (South Carolina bridge number)
BH 32009 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2014)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 56.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
26,400

Update Log 

  • June 1, 2016: New Street View added by Andrew Penik
  • April 18, 2016: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • December 17, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • 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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