Boating, Fishing, and Travel Information for Hwy. 170 bridge, SC
The Highway 170 bridge crosses the Broad River just north of Shell Point on Port Royal Island in Beaufort County, SC. The bridge connects the towns within Port Royal Island to Hilton Head Island. The bridge is also known as the Broad River Brdge and was originaly a two-lane draw bridge. It was rebuilt in 2004 as a four-lane wide structure, and parts of the old bridge are now used as a fishing dock.
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