Changing the face of Charleston : The unbuilding of the Grace and Pearman Bridges
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January 15, 2006: One span of the Pearman ramp remains

Sparky captures the progress with the Pearman ramp and Mt. Pleasant observation platform.

A view of the worksite

as seen from the Grace - two support pier stubs for the observation platform

The jackup barge has been moved to the base of C-3 - which supports the end of the Pearman cantilever span

The last span of the Pearman ramp

and the piers being converted into the Mt. Pleasant observation platform foundation

as seen from below

and from the south

the red marks indicating the top of the observation platform support

a closer view

a fun view of the Pearman worksite through Jackie's grapple

and residual rebar in the Coleman recycle center

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