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Cooper River Bridge Project

Anne & Brett's visits to see sister/aunt Tonye, who was an inspector on the project.

Click on all photos for larger image. Note: I didn't have a digital camera until 2005.

April 26, 2003

approach from Charleston View of new bridge
Approaching bridges from Mt. Pleasant Crossing old bridge from Charleston View from old bridge

December 26, 2003


new bridge tower
new bridge tower & cranes
Approaching bridge from Mt. Pleasant From Charleston

April 18, 2004 ~ Tour of West Tower

view from boat skiff equipment
View of bridges from boat We rode in that little boat! Equipment on deck
Tonye A & B Brett & Tonye
Tonye Anne & Brett with east tower in background Brett & Tonye on bicycle/pedestrian path
West approach tower elevator
View of I-26 west approach Looking up at tower Elevator
Brett Brett & Tonye east tower
Brett Tonye & Brett East tower
deck Brett & Anne Yorktown
View of deck from above Brett & Anne at top of tower View of the Yorktown from top of tower
cable anchor rebsr west tower
Cable anchor Rebar for final pour West tower from boat

December 26, 2004 ~ A cold and windy day with a nice sunset

Tonye bridges Tonye
Tonye at approach bridge Three bridges Tonye
Anne bridges bridges
Anne Bridges View of bridges from marina
missing section bridge sunset
Last section missing View from Patriot's Point Sunset

May 1, 2005

view from road new & old bridges view from ramp
Views of bridges from highway
another view speed limit deck
View from ramp New bridge deck
bridges deck cables on tower
Motorcycles on old bridge (at right) Towers & deck Looking up
east tower toweeast r Anne on bridge
East tower Anne
main span new bridge wreck Towers
Three bridges How'd that car get there? Cables & towers
deck & cable anchors beneath the deck view of bridges from water
View of underside of deck Water & bridges

July 4, 2005 ~ Watching Independence Day fireworks from the bridge

Charleston Tonye
Cooper River Bridges Charleston Tonye & Derek ~ No larger image
Anne fireworks one fireworks two
It's windy up here! ~ No larger image Above and below: fireworks over Charleston harbor
fireworks three fireworks five fireworks five

More Information

Cooper River Bridge ~ Wikipedia
Ravenel Bridge ~ South Carolina Information Highway

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Photos in header: Niagara Falls; Big Sur, CA; Golden Gate Bridge, CA; Sunset on the Baltic Sea;
Virginia Creeper Trail, VA; Emerald Lake, Yukon, Canada; Glacier Bay, Alaska; Sunset on the Pacific; Triple Falls at DuPont Forest, NC.
Header Photo Credits: All Anne S. Napier except Niagara Falls by Herman Stubblefield.

June 24, 2014