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5:09 am on Thursday September 9, 2010

I-526 expansion: Hundreds stand in silent protest at James Island meeting

The emblem of the opposition. At a meeting at James Island Charter High School about the plans to extend I-526 to connect James and Johns islands to the rest of the 526 loop, some 400 people stood in silent protest to the road's completion. The Post...
11:30 am on Wednesday October 14, 2009

Mount Pleasant bridge work to close Intercoastal Waterway for 10 days

Image by Flickr user EyebeeImage by 20091014-bridge.jpg The Intercoastal Waterway will be closed from November 13th until November 23rd so a new swing span can be installed as part of the Ben Sawyer Bridge Rehabilitation Project.
6:29 am on Monday June 8, 2009

Ben Sawyer Bridge work to begin soon (update: delayed)

Image by S.C. DOTImage by 20090303-ben-sawyer-bridge.jpg Update June 8: Replacement of the main span of the Ben Sawyer Bridge has been delayed until late November or early December. The Post and Courier has the story. You can learn more about the...
6:21 pm on Monday April 20, 2009

More night closures of I-26 (updated)

Image by Flickr user Shannon K Image by 20090417-detour.jpg Kulture Klashers coming from the north: Are you listening? Update April 20: Looks like they weren't able to get everything done that they needed to, and now the nighttime closures will...
9:42 am on Tuesday March 10, 2009

Coal-ash road project backfires creates public concern

A project that was supposed to showcase an innovative use for a coal byproduct, has instead upset the rural community near Tobacco Road. [gmap markers=blue::33.373867851099774,-79.9094545841217 |zoom=10 |center=33.38673294052008,-79.92965698242188...
2:45 pm on Tuesday January 20, 2009

More nighttime lane closures on I-26 this week (updated)

Update January 20: It seems the best thing to do is to post the weekly updates to this one story. Bookmark it, if it's news you want. The Remount Road on-ramp onto I-26 eastbound will be closed tonight, beginning at 8 p.m. This is to allow work to...
7:05 am on Sunday January 11, 2009

Delays probable at I-526 and North Rhett next two weeks

Efforts to improve getting on and off I-526 at North Rhett Avenue (Exit 19) will result in some delays for travelers. [gmap markers=blue::32.8944708057775,-79.98566150665283 |zoom=12 |center=32.88362365949452,-79.9966049194336 |width=220px |height=...
7:08 pm on Friday January 9, 2009

Block of King Street to be closed for 6 weeks

Image by Flickr user markcbrennan Image by 20090109-king-street.jpg A block of King Street will be closed to traffic for some 6 weeks between Queen and Broad streets beginning Monday, January 12. [gmap line=#CA0002/4/0.5:32.77780345131673 , -79....
9:17 pm on Monday June 16, 2008

Oil prices blunting road projects

Image by flickr user rickImage by 20080617roadwork.jpg Not only do roadwork machines run off expensive oil, a primary part of asphalt is crude oil. It shouldn't come as much surprise but the rising price of oil is really hindering our ability to...