Changing the face of Charleston : The unbuilding of the Grace and Pearman Bridges
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August 20 2005: Marking the next work sites

It all starts at the boat dock - under the Grace and Pearman approaches

The Testa guys are building a sort of Charleston Stonehenge

Reflections of our Charleston Stonehenge

When the water is calm and reflections are only slightly disturbed - well, as the Visa add says: "priceless"

Sparky has captured more of the flavor of our Stonehenge

Each supporting column has a number. Here Ken and Paul are painting numbers on each supporting column - mostly so that folks like me won't disturb the wrong one

PBC continues a bit of finish work - here, increasing the size of the rock island surrounding the east pylon

And cargo ships continue to pass along the shipping channel

A last look at Testa's dental equipment used for extracting the Pearman bridge segments.

Sparky captured a pleasant ending of this day - new crossing old

and sunset over the Cooper River.

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