Isle of Palms Connector Bridge

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Isle of Palms Connector Bridge
Coordinates 32°48′01″N 79°47′44″W / 32.80028°N 79.79556°W / 32.80028; -79.79556Coordinates: 32°48′01″N 79°47′44″W / 32.80028°N 79.79556°W / 32.80028; -79.79556
Carries SC 517
Crosses Intracoastal Waterway
Locale Isle of Palms, South Carolina
Official name Clyde Moultrie Dangerfield Highway
Maintained by South Carolina Department of Transportation
Characteristics
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)
History
Construction start 1990
Construction end 1993
Statistics
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.

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