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Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge

 
 
Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Marker </b>(front) image. Click for full size.
January 8, 2004
1. Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Marker (front)
Inscription. [Marker Front]:
Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge
Named by an act of the General Assembly in honor of state Senator Arthur Ravenel Jr., who enthusiastically spearheaded a broad~based effort to secure the funds for its construction.

[Marker Reverse]:
Arthur Ravenel, Jr.
Born 1927, native of Charleston, SC, US Marine, graduate of College of Charleston, succesfull buisinessman, environmentalist, SC House of Representatives 1953~1958, SC Senate 1981~1986, US Congress 1987~1994, SC Senate 1997~2004.
 
Erected 2005.
 
Location. 32° 47.977′ N, 79° 54.008′ W. Marker is in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Septima Clark Expressway (State Highway 17) near W. Coleman Boulevard, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is on the off-ramp from US-17 to W. Coleman Blvd. Marker is in this post office area: Mount Pleasant SC 29464, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Harry M. Hallman, Jr. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Milton's Ferry Tavern (approx. 0.2 miles away); Channel 2 & Suzie Q (approx. mile away); Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum/The Medal of Honor Museum
Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Marker </b>(reverse) image. Click for full size.
January 8, 2004
2. Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Marker (reverse)
(approx. 0.3 miles away); USS Yorktown (CV~10) (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cold War Submarine Memorial (approx. half a mile away); USS Pollack (SSN 603) USS Haddo (SSN 604) (approx. half a mile away); In Memoriam USS Thresher and USS Scorpion (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Mount Pleasant.
 
Also see . . .
1. Arthur J Ravenel Bridge Information. For more details about the bridge. (Submitted on August 7, 2008, by Ronald Miller of Gray Court, South Carolina.) 

2. Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on August 8, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

3. Building the Ravenel Bridge. The Ravenel Bridge (2002 - 2005) was a design-build project where the design and construction aspects of the project overlap. From August 23, 2003 until July 16, 2005, I tracked the construction of the Ravenel (Submitted on March 5, 2017, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

4. Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge (Cooper River Bridge). When the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge opened on July 16, 2005, it became the longest cable-stayed bridge of its time in North America and the tallest structure
Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
3. Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge Marker
in South Carolina. (Submitted on March 5, 2017, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsGovernmentNotable Persons
 
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January 8, 2004
4. Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
5. Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge
Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
6. Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge
Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
7. Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge
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By Sandra Hughes, May 29, 2011
8. Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge
Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 1, 2006
9. Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge

Bridge view south across Cooper River to Charleston, South Carolina
Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 1, 2006
10. Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Ronald Miller of Gray Court, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,318 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Ronald Miller of Gray Court, South Carolina.   3. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   4. submitted on , by Ronald Miller of Gray Court, South Carolina.   5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   8. submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.   9, 10. submitted on , by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on March 10, 2017.
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