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Silas N. Pearman Bridge

Photos 

Pearman bridge on the right

Photo added by Andrew Penik

BH Photo #344572

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost cantilevered truss bridge over Cooper River on US 17
Location
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1966
Design
Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 760.5 ft.
Total length: 10,453.3 ft. (2.0 mi.)
Deck width: 37.7 ft.
Also called
Old Cooper River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.80333, -79.91833   (decimal degrees)
32°48'12" N, 79°55'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/601270/3630002 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Charleston
Inventory numbers
SC 0102001710900 (South Carolina bridge number)
BH 54375 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/1998)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 55.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1997)
31,550

Update Log 

  • January 21, 2016: New photo from Andrew Penik
  • December 29, 2015: New photo from Andrew Penik
  • November 9, 2012: Added by Jared Mixson

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Sources 

  • Jared Mixson