Changing the face of Charleston : The unbuilding of the Grace and Pearman Bridges
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October 20, 2005 The Pearman ramp: afternoon setup

Returning to the blast site, Town Creek is virtually clear. All that is left is a view of the Grace and Pearman skeletons

The Pearman cantilevered section and an clear Town Creek

Tonight these Pearman concrete girders will be removed (over Immigration Drive)

The crane fully withdrawn

Looking down Immigration Drive to the south - the Grace and Pearman skeletons

Meanwhile up on the Grace, Richie and Michael are finishing their shift. Today they have been cutting and removing concrete roadway segments

a nice sunset

And looking at the Grace and Pearman from Nassau St.

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