Rating:
No votes cast

Ben Sawyer Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Daniel McFarland

Enlarge

BH Photo #169977

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Polygonal Warren through truss swing bridge over Intracoastal Waterway on SC 703 in Charleston
Location
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1945; Rehabilitated 2010
Design
Polygonal Warren through truss swing
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 124.0 ft.
Total length: 1,153.9 ft.
Deck width: 25.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Also called
Intracoastal Waterway Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.77167, -79.84167   (decimal degrees)
32°46'18" N, 79°50'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/608487/3626568 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fort Moultrie
Inventory numbers
SC 1040070300100 (South Carolina bridge number)
SC 0000000001303 (South Carolina bridge number)
BH 32012 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2014)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 53.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
14,500

Update Log 

  • March 28, 2017: Updated by Brad Smith: Bridge was redone, NOT removed.
  • January 19, 2016: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • December 17, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • June 8, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • November 27, 2010: Updated by Matthew Ridpath: Bridge has been replaced by modern swing truss on existing piers.
  • July 19, 2010: New photos from Daniel McFarland
  • May 4, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth

Sources 

  • Nathan Holth
  • Daniel McFarland
  • Matthew Ridpath
  • Wikipedia
  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke
  • Brad Smith - gaberdine [at] hotmail [dot] com