Editor: Ashley Steele
The US 21 Bridge in Beaufort County, South Carolina was built under the New Deal Program set up by Franklin Delano Roosevelt in the 1940's. The swing-span bridge was built to put people to work during the Great Depression. It is the only vehicular connection between the mainland of South Carolina and Harbor Island, Fripp Island, and Hunting Island. However, the bridge had many safety concerns as well as rising maintenance costs.
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