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5:04 pm on Tuesday December 11, 2012

Get ready to slow down, Johnnie Dodds widening in Mt. Pleasant is imminent (Update: All but done)

A rendering of the soon-to-be new look. (Update 3 at the bottom.) The widening of Johnnie Dodds Boulevard is set to break ground on December 9, with road work being visible as early as January 2011, and expected completion by November 2012.  And you...
1:37 pm on Friday April 22, 2011

Mount Pleasant trees get a second chance in North Charleston

A rendering of the soon-to-be new look.The Palmetto State's icon is no match for its rapid growth. As Johnnie Dodds Boulevard is widened in Mount Pleasant many a palmetto tree are facing an end — but North Charleston is offering a second life to...
3:23 am on Tuesday July 27, 2010

Anti-abortion group beat, hang Lindsey Graham effigy in Charleston

Image by Flickr user dr_trMembers of an organization that wants to make abortion illegal stood along Johnnie Dodds Boulevard yesterday to publicly beat, burn and hang an effigy of Lindsey Graham for his support of Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan....
4:20 am on Monday May 10, 2010

Johnnie Dodds to undergo an $84 million remake

Image by Flickr user Wayan VotaThe Post and Courier reports that an $84 million remake of Johnnie Dodds Boulevard and its frontage roads was approved last week. The contract's approval marks the largest road project in Charleston County's half-cent...
3:46 am on Monday January 18, 2010

Sound barrier to shield Mt. Pleasant homes generating a fuss

Image by Mount Pleasant Department of Transportation What the town expects the wall to look like. Some residents are delighted that the Town of Mount Pleasant plans to build a $743,000, 3,000-feet long by 10-feet tall sound barrier to shield Snee...
1:28 pm on Thursday December 3, 2009

Johnnie Dodds widening project to begin in the Spring

Image by Flickr user Will Merydith The $70 million project to widen the most-traveled road in town, Johnnie Dodds Boulevard, is expected to begin sometime in the spring of 2010.
3:44 am on Friday December 5, 2008

Public hearing for Johnnie Dodds improvements

A public hearing will allow the public to comment on the environmental assessment for improvements of Johnnie Dodds Boulevard from the Ravenel Bridge to I-526. The road plan includes more traffic lanes, bike lanes, and sidewalks, among other...