Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, Charleston

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Spanning 471 m (1,546 ft) over Charleston's Cooper River, Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge stands as one of the world's longest cable-stayed bridges. Two support towers extend 175 m (575 ft), holding up eight lanes of traffic, and have been designed to withstand earthquakes, hurricane-force winds, and other extreme weather and disasters. You can walk or bike across the entirety of the bridge on the dedicated footpath for a sweeping view of the river and the surrounding urban area. Work out when and for how long to visit Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge and other Charleston attractions using our handy Charleston travel app.
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  • The Ravenel Bridge spans 2.5 miles. We walked it among other walkers and bikers. The views are lovely, the breeze was great on a hot day. My suggestion would be to make sure to wear headphones to...  more »
  • Great views! Noticed many people walking across the bridge from Charleston. Some people even had strollers.  more »
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