Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, Charleston

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Bridge · Tourist Spot
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. Work out when and for how long to visit Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge and other Charleston attractions using our handy Charleston travel app.
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  • This made for an easy round-trip from Charleston to Mount Pleasant with multi-lanes and manageable traffic volume.  more »
  • The Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge is most impressive and provided a lovely backdrop to several photographs. We drove across it and would have liked to walk across it.  more »

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