Top Ranked South Carolina Bridges

Gervais Street Bridge (Richland County, South Carolina)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Congaree River on US 1 in Columbia
Open to traffic
Built 1927
Dawhoo Bridge (Charleston County, South Carolina)
Rated 97% with 2 votes
Lost Through truss bridge over Dawhoo River on Sc 174
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1924; Replaced 1994
John P. Grace Memorial Bridge (Charleston County, South Carolina)
Rated 96% with 2 votes
Lost cantilevered truss bridge over the Cooper River on US 17
Replaced by Arthur J Ravenel Bridge in 2005
Grace bridge built in 1928
NS - Congaree River Bridge (Richland County, South Carolina)
Rated 92% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Congaree River on Norfolk Southern
Open to traffic
Old Rainbow Lake Bridge (Spartanburg County, South Carolina)
Rated 91% with 2 votes
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Rainbow Lake on Rainbow Lake Road
Abandoned
Reedy River Bridge (Greenville County, South Carolina)
Rated 90% with 2 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Reedy River on C-23-4461 in Greenville
Open to traffic
Built 1910
Intracoastal Waterway Bridge (Horry County, South Carolina)
Rated 90% with 2 votes
Swing bridge over Intercoastal Waterway on S-26-616 in Socastee
Open to traffic
Built 1935
Gervais Street Bridge (2nd) (Lexington County, South Carolina)
Rated 90% with 2 votes
Lost Post through truss (?) bridge over Congaree River on Gervais Street
Replaced by a new bridge; Remains can be seen just north of the current structure
Built 1870; Replaced 1928
Stumphouse Tunnel (Oconee County, South Carolina)
Rated 90% with 3 votes
Never finished pre-Civil War railroad tunnel
Open to pedestrians, bring a flash light!
contruction began in 1856, abandoned 1859
Berry Shoals Dam and Bridge (Spartanburg County, South Carolina)
Rated 90% with 5 votes
Abandoned bridge over South Tyger River/Berry Shoals Pond
Derelict/abandoned
Hampton Avenue Bridge (Greenville County, South Carolina)
Rated 89% with 3 votes
Lost through truss bridge over Norfolk Southern Railway on Hampton Ave (S-23-47) in Greenville
Removed but not replaced
Installed 1909 (Likely relocated and modified); closed to traffic 1994; removed 2012
Old Reidville Road Bridge (Spartanburg County, South Carolina)
Rated 89% with 3 votes
Abandoned closed-spandrel arch bridge over Tyger River on Old Reidville Road
Abandoned
WCLR - Intercoastal Waterway Drawbridge (Horry County, South Carolina)
Rated 86% with 3 votes
Bridge over Intercoastal Waterway on Carolina Southern Railroad (former Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, Seaboard Coast Line Railroad, Horry County Railroad, and Wacamaw Coast Line and former roadway (now unused) in Myrtle Beach
Closed to traffic due to the railroad being suspended by the FRA in 2011
Built 1937; Deemed unsafe 1987; Rehabilititated 1987-97; Reopened 2001; Closed 2011 due to a voluntary shutdown of the CSR
Lincoln Street Viaduct (Richland County, South Carolina)
Rated 86% with 2 votes
Lost steel strignerridge over Blossom Street on Railroad
Removed but not replaced
Orginally built in 1900 for Seaboard Air Line, removed in 1991
Rutledge Bridge (Spartanburg County, South Carolina)
Rated 86% with 2 votes
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over North Pacolet River on an old alignment of State Rd S-42-940
Derelict/abandoned
According to NBI bridge abandoned in 1990 when new bridge was built.
Old Depot Street Bridge (Spartanburg County, South Carolina)
Rated 85% with 3 votes
Abandoned closed-spandrel arch bridge over South Pacolet River on Old Depot Street
Abandoned
Built 1923
Palmetto Trail - Broad River Bridge (Fairfield County, South Carolina)
Rated 83% with 3 votes
Warren through truss bridge over Broad River on Rail to Trail Formerly Southern Railway
Open to pedestrians
Built 1904 by the american bridge co. to replace a previous bridge burnt during the civil war. Last railroad use was in the mid-1990s by Norfolk Southern. Line was originally part of the Columbia and Greenville and later Southern Railway.
North Saluda River Bridge (Greenville County, South Carolina)
Rated 83% with 2 votes
Concrete tee beam bridge over North Saluda River on Old US 25
Open to traffic
Built 1928
Old Startex Bridge (Spartanburg County, South Carolina)
Rated 83% with 5 votes
Abandoned truss bridge over Middle Tyger River
Derelict/abandoned
Abandoned when new adjacent bridge built in 1989.
LC - Kershaw-Camden Highway Bridge (Lancaster County, South Carolina)
Rated 82% with 3 votes
Steel stringer bridge over Kershaw-Camden Highway on railroad
Open to traffic
CSX Tunnel (Spartanburg County, South Carolina)
Rated 80% with 3 votes
CSX Tunnel under Norfolk Southern Railway (former Southern), Magnolia Street & N. Church Street (US-221/SC-56)
Open to railroad traffic
Built by the Clinchfield Railroad in order to interchange with Atlantic Coast Line and Piedmont & Northern without going through the Southern Railway yard.
Old Rogers Bridge (Spartanburg County, South Carolina)
Rated 79% with 2 votes
Abandoned warren pony truss with alternating verticals bridge over South Tyger River on Old Rogers Bridge Road
Derelict/abandoned
1st bridge at location! the 2nd bridge was replaced by the 3rd in 2000
CSX - Broad River Bridge (Richland County, South Carolina)
Rated 78% with 2 votes
Bridge over Broad River & Columbia Canal on Railroad
Open to traffic
Originally Columbia, Newberry & Laurens RR, presently CSX Railroad
Pacolet River Bridge (Spartanburg County, South Carolina)
Rated 78% with 2 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Pacolet River on US 29
Open to traffic
Built 1925; rehabilitated 1972
NS Thicketty Creek Bridge (Cherokee County, South Carolina)
Rated 77% with 2 votes
Bridge over Thicketty Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic
Conway Black Road Overhead Bridge (Spartanburg County, South Carolina)
Rated 76% with 2 votes
Wooden bridge over Clinchfield Railroad on C-42-1927
Intact but closed to all traffic
Built 1940
Poinsett Bridge (Greenville County, South Carolina)
Rated 75% with 3 votes
Gothic stone arch bridge over Little Gap Creek near Tigerville
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1820 by Joel Poinsett
LC - Catawba River Trestle (Lancaster County, South Carolina)
Rated 73% with 3 votes
Bridge over Catawba River on Lancaster and Chester Railway
Open to railroad traffic
Replaced prior bridge after 1916 flood, was moved here from another location
CSX - Congaree River Bridge (Richland County, South Carolina)
Rated 72% with 2 votes
Deck plate girder bridge over Conagree River on Railroad
Open to traffic