•  
  •  
Bridge plan doesn't have high priority

COLUMBIA -- Charleston won't get its Cooper River bridges replaced until four other major state highway...dollars in funding from the infrastructure bank. The Cooper River bridge replacement project scored 49 points out of 80...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/16/met_228296.shtml
Metro
Bridge builders emphasize safety

...S.C. -- Construction on the new $632 million Cooper River bridge has been relatively accident-free, according...Building large bridges - and the new bridge across the Cooper River will be North America's largest cable-stayed span...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/12/met_411891.shtml
Metro
Across South Carolina

Navy reopens stretch of Cooper River CHARLESTON - The Navy lifted restrictions...Friday on a 5-mile stretch of the Cooper River near the Naval Weapons Station...pass through the stretch of the Cooper River to make an advance request to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/08/met_343007.shtml
Metro
City proceeds with bridge plan

...are working to move forward on plans to build a new Cooper River bridge by offering a bundle of Lowcountry projects to...figure out the rest -- whatever that is. A toll on the Cooper River bridges has been the most controversial idea in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/02/met_221733.shtml
Metro
Across South Carolina

Crews still removing Cooper River debris CHARLESTON - A week after a controlled blast dropped a span...Bridge into the water, crews are still recovering steel from a Cooper River channel. By late Monday, workers had recovered about 65 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/19/met_13401.shtml
Metro
Across South Carolina

...should outdo the one held for the opening of the first Cooper River bridge 75 years ago, local and state officials say. The $632 million Ravenel Bridge on the Cooper River will connect Charleston and Mount Pleasant and include...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/28/met_438343.shtml
Metro
2nd BP Amoco blast impels safety review

...a.m. Monday injured four workers at the BP Amoco Cooper River plant in Wando, S.C., located about 17 miles north...John Rowland, 35, were killed in the explosion. The Cooper River plant had gone more than a year without a mishap requiring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/27/met_309849.shtml
Metro
Change is afoot at SC abbey, but routine remains prayerful and quiet for monks, visitors

...listen to God," Abbot Stan Gumula said.The abbey, founded in 1949, sits on a tree-lined bluff overlooking the Cooper River about 35 miles from Charleston. It's just outside Moncks Corner ? although the town name has nothing to do with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-03/change-afoot-sc-abbey-routine
Charleston's iconic Battery gets a makeover

...spreading live oaks, is comprised of three parts.High Battery, several feet above street level, runs along the Cooper River and past the stately homes of Rainbow Row. Frank Newham, a project manager for the city, said that section dates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-29/charlestons-iconic-battery-ge
SC bridge broken, paper reports

...reports that one of its photographers hoped to use the elevators to get to the top of the bridge to take pictures of the Cooper River Bridge Run next weekend.But the Department of Transportation told the newspaper the elevators are functioning, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-03-30/sc-bridge-broken-paper-repor