Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Arthur Ravenel, Jr. / Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge



Marker ID:  
Location: Next to the north bound exit ramp from US 17 to West Coleman Blvd.
County: Charleston
Coordinates: N 32° 47.977    W 079° 54.008
  32.799617    -79.900133
Style: Free Standing **
 



Text:

ARTHUR RAVENEL, JR. BRIDGE Named by an act of the General Assembly in honor of state Senator Arthur Ravenel Jr., who enthusiastically spearheaded a broad~based effort to secure the funds for its construction....Other side ARTHUR RAVENEL, JR. Born 1927, native of Charleston, SC, US Marine, graduate of College of Charleston, successful businessman, environmentalist, Sc House of Representatives 1953~1958, SC Senate 1981~1986, US Congress 1987~1994, SC Senate 1997~2004.

Erected 2005


Notes:

Mount Pleasant side of the new $632 million Arthur Ravenel Jr. bridge! it has a different text on each side, placed in 2005