Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, Charleston
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Spanning 471 m (1,546 ft) over Charleston's Cooper River, Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge stands as one of the world's longest cable-stayed bridges. Two support towers extend 175 m (575 ft), holding up eight lanes of traffic, and have been designed to withstand earthquakes, hurricane-force winds, and other extreme weather and disasters. You can walk or bike across the entirety of the bridge on the dedicated footpath for a sweeping view of the river and the surrounding urban area. Make Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge a part of your Charleston vacation plans using our Charleston vacation builder.
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  • We have traveled over this bridge several times, starting in our first trip to the Lowcountry with our 1962 MGA up to recently with our modern Acura sedans and always marveled at the architecture as w...  more »
  • I love a well made bridge and this is one of the best in the South. It is beautiful in any light, and the haze rising up from the River gave a spooky feel to drive over. Many runners and walkers frequ...  more »
  • pedestian walk across this bridge is protected by a wall from traffic. breathtaking views while getting a good walkin' workout :) You can see much of Charleston and you get a great view of the USS Nor...  more »