Map of the crane count updated Aug. 2.

AUG. 2, 2022 | Twelve work sites on the peninsula had 15 cranes as of Aug. 2, 2022, with one crane added in the city’s hospital district and two on site along Meeting Street. Here’s a look at where the various projects are. Note: Starting Aug. 1, the Crane Count will be offered monthly on the first week of the month.

Below the cart, you can track crane activity over the past few months:

# cranes
3x

Locations
U.S. Highway 17 at West Ashley bridge
Project
Stormwater management
1x Safe Harbor Marina, Lockwood
2x
Cumberland and Concord streetsHotel
1xMorrison Drive and Meeting StreetResidential/mixed occupancy
1xLine and Meeting streetsResidential/mixed occupancy
1xLine and Meeting streetsAnother nearby crane
1xLee and Hanover streetsSchool refurbishment
1xRomney and Nassau streets
1x (new)Hospital district near President Street at Jonathan Lucas St.
1xJames Island Connector
1xCannon and President streets City water project
1x Immigration Street1 barge crane on Cooper River
Updated 8/2/22


Week of Aug. 2, 2022: 15 cranes at 12 locations (+3)

Week of July 25, 2022: 12 cranes at 9 locations (-3)
Week of July 18, 2022: 15 cranes at 11 locations (-1)
Week of July 11, 2022: 16 cranes at 11 locations (+0)
Week of July 4, 2022: 16 cranes at 11 locations (+1)

Crane at President and Spring streets, July 4, 2022. City Paper photo by Andy Brack

Week of June 27, 2022: 15 cranes at 10 locations (+0)
Week of June 20, 2022: 15 cranes at 10 locations (+0)
Week of June 13, 2022: 15 cranes at 10 locations (+0)
Week of June 6, 2022: 15 cranes at 10 locations (+1)

Week of May 30, 2022: 14 cranes at eight locations (+1)
Week of May 24, 2022: 13 cranes at seven locations (-2)
Week of May 16, 2022: 15 cranes at eight locations (+2)
Week of May 9, 2022: 13 cranes at seven locations (-1)
Week of May 2, 2022: 14 cranes at eight locations (+1)

Week of April 25, 2022: 13 cranes at seven locations (-1)
Week of April 18, 2022: 14 cranes at eight locations (-1)
Week of April 11, 2022: 15 cranes at nine locations (+0)
Week of April 4, 2022: 15 cranes at nine locations (-1)

Week of March 28, 2022: 16 cranes at nine locations (+0)
Week of March 21, 2022: 16 cranes at 10 locations (+2)
Week of March 14, 2022: 14 cranes at nine locations (-1)
Week of March 7, 2022: 15 cranes at nine locations (-1)

Week of Feb. 28, 2022: 16 cranes at nine locations (+1)
Week of Feb. 21: 15 cranes in 10 locations (+0)
Week of Feb. 14: 15 cranes in 10 locations (-1)
Week of Feb. 7: 16 cranes in 10 locations (-2)

Week of Jan. 31, 2022 18 cranes in 10 locations (+0)
Week of Jan. 24: 18 cranes in 11 locations (+0)
Week of Jan. 17: 18 cranes in 11 locations (+0)
Week of Jan. 10: 18 cranes in 11 locations (-1)
Week of Jan. 3: 19 cranes in 12 locations (-2)

Week of Dec. 20, 2021: 21 cranes in 13 locations (+0)
Week of Dec. 13: 21 cranes in 13 locations (+1)
Week of Dec. 6: 20 cranes in 13 locations (-1)

Week of Nov. 29: 21 cranes in 13 locations (+0)
Week of Nov. 22: 21 cranes in 13 locations (+2)
Week of Nov. 15: 19 cranes in 12 locations (-3)
Week of Nov. 8: 22 cranes in 11 locations (+0)
Week of Nov. 1: 22 cranes in 12 locations (+0)

Week of Oct. 25: 22 cranes in 12 locations (+1)
Week of Oct. 18: 21 cranes in 11 locations (+0)
Week of Oct. 11: 21 cranes in 11 locations (+0)
Week of Oct. 4: 24 cranes in 11 locations (-3)

Week of Sept. 27: 22 cranes in 12 locations (+0)
Week of Sept. 20:
22 cranes in 12 locations (-1)
Week of Sept. 13: 23 cranes in 12 locations (+2)
Week of Sept. 6: 21 cranes in 11 locations (+0)

Week of Aug. 30: 21 cranes in 11 locations (+2)
Week of Aug. 23: 19 cranes in 10 locations (-1)
Week of Aug. 16: 20 cranes in 10 locations (-2)
Week of Aug. 9: 22 cranes in 10 locations (+0)
Week of Aug. 2: 22 cranes in 10 locations (-1)

Week of July 26: 23 cranes in 10 locations (+0)
Week of July 19: 23 cranes in 10 locations (+2)
Week of July 12: 20 cranes in 10 locations (+1)
Week of July 5: 19 cranes in nine locations (+0)

Week of June 28: 19 cranes in nine locations (+1)
Week of June 21: 18 cranes in nine locations (+0)
Week of June 14: 18 cranes in nine locations (+0)
Week of June 7: 18 cranes in nine locations (+1)

Week of May 31: 17 cranes in nine locations (+0)
Week of May 24: 17 cranes in nine locations (-2)
Week of May 17: 19 cranes in nine locations (+0)
Week of May 10: 19 cranes in nine locations (+0)
Week of May 3: 19 cranes in nine locations (+2)

Week of April 26: 17 cranes in eight locations

Every month, the Charleston City Paper publishes a “crane count” to highlight the number of big construction projects on peninsular Charleston.

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