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Pitt Street Bridge

Photos 

Popular fishing Pier

Photo added by Andrew Penik

BH Photo #342267

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Cove Inlet on Pedestrian Pathway
Location
Mount Pleasant, Charleston County, South Carolina
History
Built 1898 for an interurban; Widened to allow cars 1923; Rails removed 1927; Replaced by the Ben Sawyer Bridge & closed 1945; Deeded to the city of Mount Pleasant and turned into a fishing pier 1950; Portion destroyed by Hurricane Hugo in 1989
Railroads
- Consolidated Railway, Gas & Electric Co. (CRG&E)
- Interurban
- Rail-to-road
Design
Pratt through truss
Also called
CRG&E - Cove Inlet Swing Bridge
Cove Inlet Swing Bridge
Cove Inlet Causeway
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.76915, -79.86195   (decimal degrees)
32°46'09" N, 79°51'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/606591/3626268 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fort Moultrie
Inventory number
BH 70043 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 13, 2017: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: status
  • January 19, 2016: New Street View added by Andrew Penik
  • January 12, 2016: New photo from Andrew Penik
  • November 19, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added info
  • November 19, 2015: Added by Andrew Penik