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7:46 am on Monday May 13, 2013

Bike access to Ashley River bridges still pending

Plans to improve bike access to two of Charleston's Ashley River bridges, the lower Ashley River bridge and the James Island Connector, are progressing but still in the planning phases and months away from implementation.
4:54 am on Thursday November 1, 2012

The fight for bicycle, pedestrian traffic on the James Island Connector continues

Image by Flickr user nofrills (Updates at the bottom.) In a few short weeks, city police will enforce a new ban that will prohibit both pedestrians and bicycles on the James Island Connector. The ban was drawn up by the South Carolina Department of...
4:27 am on Sunday September 25, 2011

James Island Connector 10K run, 5K walk, bike ride is back November 5th

Image by Flickr user I Run FlintThe 13th annual James Island Connector 10K Run and 5K Walk is back on Saturday, November 5. Features to this year's race include the only point-to-point 5K run in the state, the live band, Two 3 Ways, at the post run...
3:22 am on Friday September 2, 2011

Bicyclist dead in collision on James Island Connector (update: driver pays fine)

Image by Flickr user Reellady The James Island Connector climbs to heights upwards of 60 feet.Update September 2: The driver of the van, Gregory Rupley, that collided with cyclist, Mitchell Hollon, was due to appear in court yesterday over the...
3:10 am on Wednesday April 6, 2011

Caveman spotted on James Island connector

I know what you're probably thinking, and no, this isn't a late April Fool's joke. We received an email from loyal reader Lucas Atkins with the subject "Caveman in Charleston!" Sitting shotgun while crossing the connector, Atkins has some curious...
1:00 pm on Tuesday January 4, 2011

Be mindful of lane closure on James Island Connector

Image by Flickr user pumpkincat210If you're commuting to James Island after work today, be aware that there are lane closures on the connector. The lane closures are necessary for performing maintenance work as specified by the South Carolina...
1:51 am on Friday November 5, 2010

James Island Connector 10K run, 5K walk is back November 6th (update: parking, route info)

Image by Flickr user I Run Flint Updates at the bottom. The 12th Annual James Island Connector 10K Run and 5K Walk is back on Saturday, November 6, along with a few changes. For starters the chip-timed race will now begin and end at Cannon Park and...
3:30 am on Friday July 17, 2009

Driver in fatal J.I. Connector collision gets 10 years

The Post and Courier reports that a woman found guilty of drunk driving has received 10 years. Read more stories on this subject in our Brett Maynard topic page.In the early morning hours of November 30, Amy McCormick entered the James Island...
1:22 pm on Sunday December 7, 2008

Wrong-way driver had past DUI conviction

Turns out the woman charged with a DUI after driving the wrong way on the James Island Connector had been arrested for another DUI in 1999. The Post and Courier has the latest. Amy Finch McCormick is still in the hospital. One person died and her 3-...
10:06 am on Thursday December 4, 2008

Additional charge filed against wrong-way driver

The Post and Courier is reporting that another charge has been filed against Amy McCormick, the woman accused of a DUI after she hit another car while driving the wrong way on the James Island Connector, killing one. It turns out that while the...

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