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4:10 am on Sunday August 19, 2012

PGA traffic nightmare rolling into I-526 debate as proposal gets more dollars

Image by Staff illustration, base image by Flickr user skalasinc A quick cross section of traffic frustration during the PGA championship on Twitter. It means bring on the construction debate.Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy set a record at the 2012...
2:12 am on Thursday August 19, 2010

Sea Islands Greenway voted down for Johns Island (update: down vote upheld)

Image by Flickr user striatic Update August 19: As expected the plan was voted down when it reached the full council. The Post and Courier has a brief on the vote; read it here. First reporting August 14: Charleston County's Finance Committee didn't...
8:14 pm on Monday August 9, 2010

Preliminary study of Sea Islands Greenway for Johns Island to be shown

Image by Flickr user Wayan Vota Just as the debate about taking I-526 across James and Johns islands spins back into action, so does the debate about increasing capacity on Johns Island in the River and Bohicket roads area. The results of the Sea...
1:57 am on Tuesday December 8, 2009

Talk of another Johns Island road sparks back to life

Image by Charleston County View the plan in more detail over here. Nearly a year after the topic cooled, a public meeting has been held to discuss plans for a third road on rural Johns Island to Seabrook and Kiawah. Read more stories on this...
6:40 am on Wednesday December 24, 2008

Proposed Johns Island road lands on stimulus list, fit ensues

Opponents of a new highway for Johns Island are less than pleased that the would-be project made its way onto Charleston Mayor Joe Riley's list of projects that could be jump-started with federal stimulus money. The Post and Courier writes: In...
10:19 am on Friday November 21, 2008

Rural Johns Island faces threats from three road plans

Image by Flickr user PacDogImage by 20081121-forest.jpg The future for Johns Island? Picturesque and large, the rural nature of Johns Island is being nipped at by a trio of road projects. A "Sea Island Parkway" would create an expressway to Kiawah...
5:00 am on Friday October 31, 2008

Governments could collaborate on Johns Island toll road

A proposal to create a "citizen council" on the proposed Johns Island toll road was shot down by Charleston County, after Charleston Mayor Joe Rilley encouraged county, city, and town governments to get together first to find a more popular and...
4:19 am on Friday October 17, 2008

Johns Island toll road proposal falls short

A proposal that would have given a Johns Island toll road a lot of momentum didn't pass a Charleston County Council committee vote. Read more stories on this subject in our Sea Islands Parkway topic page.The proposal to ask the S.C. DOT to pursue...
5:26 am on Thursday October 16, 2008

Johns Island toll road could get thumbs up today

Image by Flickr user skalas2Image by 20081016digging.jpg Update October 17: The proposal has failed. The proposed Cross Island Expressway (aka Sea Islands Parkway) for Johns Island could get a major jump start tonight. Read more stories on this...
4:09 pm on Sunday August 31, 2008

Johns Island express road inches forward

Image by flickr user ZevotroImage by 20080617expressway.jpg A proposed road project could help save tranquil woods on Johns Island, while simultaneously clear-cutting others. Charleston County has gathered 1,274 responses from the public on what to...

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