Isle of Palms Connector Bridge
|Isle of Palms Connector Bridge|
|Locale||Isle of Palms, South Carolina|
|Official name||Clyde Moultrie Dangerfield Highway|
|Maintained by||South Carolina Department of Transportation|
|Design||Stringer/Multi-beam or Girder|
|Total length||11700 feet (3567 m)|
|Width||54 feet (16.5m) 2 lanes|
|Clearance above||65 feet (19.8m)|
|Daily traffic||16900 (2005)|
The Isle of Palms Connector Bridge connects the town of Mount Pleasant with the Isle of Palms in South Carolina. The bridge is part of, and comprises most of the length of, South Carolina Highway 517, which is commonly known as the "Isle of Palms Connector", and bears the official name of "Clyde Moultrie Dangerfield Highway". It connects US 17 in Mount Pleasant, SC with South Carolina Highway 703 on the Isle of Palms. It was designed by a joint venture between LPA and Grenier and built by Massman Construction Company.
The connector is the site of the annual "Isle of Palms Connector Run and Walk for the Child," a combined 10k run and 5k run/walk.
The highway was named for Clyde Moultrie Dangerfield, a Charleston area business man who served in the South Carolina House of Representatives.
- Isle of Palms Connector Bridge. Retrieved 2008-10-02.
- Isle of Palms Connector Run and Walk for the Child. Retrieved 2012-04-24.
- 1995-1996 Bill 5107. Retrieved 2008-10-02.
- National Bridge Index. Retrieved 2008-10-03.
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