Hampton Lake Vehicular Bridge – Bluffton, SC

York Bridge ConceptsMultiple Span, South Carolina, Vehicular Bridges

Hampton Lake Timber Vehicular Bridge - Bluffton, SC | York Bridge Concepts - Timber Bridge Builders

Hampton Lake Project Overview

YBC partnered with Reed Development in Bluffton, SC to create a Legacy York Bridge for their sustainable community of Hampton Lake voted “Best Community & Club In America” by the National Association of Home Builders. Home to over 800 Residents and growing, the nature-based community is brimming with activity and high-quality living. Our Decero™ Design Team was inspired by the community’s dedication to a luxury lifestyle infused with its “partnership with nature”. The bridge design raises above a lively lake channel frequented by boaters. The bridge paths are lined with an open guiderail and rhythmic post caps pointing to the sky, creating an uplifting airy transparent aesthetic. A striking color palette of rustic brown foundations and classic dark oak translucent rails, root the bridge into coastline’s landscape. The Hampton Lake Bridge is a beautiful testament to timber’s ability to fuse architecture with nature’s gifts, in a harmonious partnership by the hands of YBC.

Client Testimonial

"The YBC team was easy to work with, on schedule, and very responsive. The bridge integrates nicely into the landscape with a slick translucent dark brown color scheme that looks natural."
– Ali Seabaugh, Director of Development, Reed Group


  • Vehicular Width:
  • 28' (26' 5" clear)
  • Pedestrian Width:
  • 7'10" (6'8" clear)
  • Length:
  • 60'
  • Height:
  • 21' above grade
  • Capacity:
  • HS 20/44 / 85 PSF
  • Construction:
  • Ground Up
  • Span Type:
  • Multiple Span
  • Span Lengths:
  • 1) 40’, (2) 10’
  • Material:
  • CCA/CA-C Treated Southern Yellow Pine
  • Foundation:
  • Timber Piles & Abutments (Acrylic/Polymer Coated where exposed)
  • Stringers:
  • SYP Rough Sawn Timber & Glulam Stringers (Translucent Coated where exposed)
  • Vehicular Deck System:
  • 5-1/2” Timber Deck
  • Pedestrian Deck System:
  • 1-½” Timber Deck
  • Guard Rail:
  • Decero™ Classic Design Series
  • Handrail:
  • Decero™ Wire Mesh Design Series
  • Crossing:
  • Lake
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