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. 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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  • Loved seeing, traveling on, and photographing the bridge!! It is truly a wonder as to how something this beautiful was able to be constructed!! 
    Loved seeing, traveling on, and photographing the bridge!! It is truly a wonder as to how something this beautiful was able to be constructed!!  more »
  • Magnificent. Don’t think I will walk it but it’s beautiful to drive across. It’s a bridge review that needs 200 characters so there. 
    Magnificent. Don’t think I will walk it but it’s beautiful to drive across. It’s a bridge review that needs 200 characters so there.  more »
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  • A marvel of engineering
  • love the bridge, after seeing it in so many tv shows and movies, seeing it in real life was so cool. we went over just during sunset and got to capture the beautiful sun, a beautiful bridge along with its design and architecture. a view for all to see

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