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Bridges in South Carolina

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A complete list of bridges in South Carolina with pictures. Famous SC bridges, the biggest and the highest. From the earliest arch and beam bridges to the newest suspension and truss bridges, this list has them all. We build bridges to span obstacles, be it a valley, waterway, or another road. A bridge's function designates its design. A bridge can can be temporary, or it can last for millennia. Many Roman bridges are still standing (and even in use) today. No surprise then that bridges often become iconic landmarks for their region.
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    Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge

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    Campbell's Covered Bridge

    Campbell's Covered Bridge is a wooden covered bridge in northeastern Greenville County, South Carolina, near the small town of Gowensville,and crosses Beaverdam Creek off Pleasant Hill Road. Campbell's Covered Bridge is the last remaining covered bridge in South Carolina. It is owned by Greenville County, which closed it to motorized traffic in the early 1980s. The bridge was added to the National Register of Historic Places on July 1, 2009....  more
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    The Don N. Holt Bridge is a parallel chord, three-span continuous, modified Warren-type truss bridge that spans the Cooper River between Charleston and North Charleston. It was built in 1992 by the South Carolina Department of Transportation and was designed by HNTB Corporation. The bridge provides a connection between the communities east of the Cooper River, including Mount Pleasant and Daniel Island, to North Charleston and Interstate 26. It is part of a major hurricane evacuation route for the area. The Don Holt Bridge is adjacent to a Kapstone paper mill. The bridge was named for Don N. Holt who served in the South Carolina House of Representatives and was in the insurance business....  more
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    The James B. Edwards Bridge is a pair of pre-cast concrete box girder bridges that span the Wando River between Mount Pleasant and Daniel Island. It was built in 1989 by the South Carolina Department of Transportation. The bridge is named for James B. Edwards, who was a governor of South Carolina, Secretary of Energy, and long-time president of the Medical University of South Carolina. The bridge was constructed of pre-cast concrete segments using top-down construction. Segments were transported along already completed spans and put in place from above. This construction method was selected to reduce construction impacts on the marsh areas along the banks of the Wando River....  more