Little River Swing Bridge – Little River, South Carolina

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This swing bridge in Little River pivots on demand to allow vehicles to cross the Intracoastal Waterway. Built in 1935 and restored in 1980, the bridge connects the cities of Little River and North Myrtle Beach.

Little River Bridge Horry County

Gregg Turbeville of Myrtle Beach, 2013 © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

Little River Bridge

Gregg Turbeville of Myrtle Beach, 2013 © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

Swing Bridge Horry County

Gregg Turbeville of Myrtle Beach, 2013 © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

Little River Swing Bridge

Shelley Ridout of Little River, 2010 © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

Reflections on the Little River swing bridge

Contributor Shelley Ridout was able to capture this unusual image of the bridge: “This is the Little River swing bridge from the landing, after one of our infrequent snows.”

Add your own reflections here.

Moveable Bridges in South Carolina

These are the only moveable bridges left in our state:

1) Harbor River Bridge – US 21 over the Harbor River – Swing bridge
2) Woods Memorial Bridge – US 21 Business over the Beaufort River – Swing bridge
3) Wando River Bridge – SC 41 over the Wando River – Scheduled to be replaced by a fixed-span bridge in 2016
4) Wappoo Creek Bridge – SC 171 – Drawbridge
5) Ben Sawyer Bridge – SC 703 over the Intracoastal Waterway – Swing bridge
6) Little River Swing Bridge – County Road 26-20
7) Socastee Swing Bridge – SC 544 (Dick Pond Road)
8-9) Ashley River Memorial Bridges – US 17 over the Ashley River – Two side-by-side drawbridges
10) Sixth Street Bridge – railroad over the Savannah River – Drawbridge (no longer functioning)

Little River Swing Bridge Info

Address: Sea Mountain Highway, Little River, SC 29566

Little River Swing Bridge Map

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