Changing the face of Charleston : The unbuilding of the Grace and Pearman Bridges
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(Feb 17)
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(Apr 3)
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(Mar 27)
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October 1, 2005:SCDOT: A view from above

Continued progress from Meeting St. to East Bay

Meeting St.

The community pool

The Pearman and Grace approaches at the port

Transition to the Town Creek bridges

The Town Creek skeletons: Note the white barrels on top of the Pearman, preparing for the initial explosive unbuilding of the Town Creek main span

Drum Island as the Grace and Pearman cross from the Charleston side

and the Pearman piers = Stonehenge

The Coleman recycle center

The Cooper River channel

Picking Pearman girders

Back to Stonehenge on the east side of Drum Island

and Drum Island

Town Creek - and maybe Pio's crew removing the roadway

and the area around America St.

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