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3:27 am on Saturday October 15, 2011

I-26 construction: All lanes a go-go Sunday

Image by Flickr user brianjmatis The end is near...for I-26 roadwork.Update October 15: The work was due to be done back in June, but we're sure I-26 commuters will be just as delighted when all lanes of the three-year widening of I-26 reopen this...
5:11 am on Tuesday April 7, 2009

Portion of I-26 in North Charleston to be closed at night

Expected closure and detour of I-26 at Remount Road have been postponed to tonight and Wednesday (April 7, 8). Here's the latest from the e-mailed update: Due to the high winds that have moved into the area, the overpass work at Remount Road was...
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...
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...
4:33 am on Saturday August 9, 2008

Lane closures on I-26 start Monday

Part of the three-year project to widen Interstate 26, the first of an untold number of lane closures is expected from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., Monday through Thursday of this week. For more on the road-widening project, check out our story from about a...
4:33 am on Sunday August 3, 2008

I-26 widening to begin August 4

Image by flickr user It'sGregImage by 20080713roadwork.jpg Orange traffic barrels do not make our heart go all aflutter, and it looks like we'll be seeing lots on I-26 in the coming years. Update August 3: Drivers may have lucked out for the short-...
5:51 am on Monday July 21, 2008

Car-pool lanes evaluated for Charleston

Image by flickr user dherrera_96Image by 20080721_hov_lane.jpg HOV lanes are great in theory, but they're questioned for not offering enough incentive to change people carpooling habits. Perhaps in response to all the flap about road widening and...
12:25 pm on Thursday July 10, 2008

Four-lane Maybank proposal losing momentum

Wednesday's meeting about Maybank Highway improvements provided much support for the City of Charleston's proposal of building a secondary network of roads rather than increasing Maybank to a 5-lane road. The Post and Courier reports: A network of...
5:59 am on Friday June 20, 2008

Expressway a would-be savior, destroyer of trees

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. Update: Thursday's meeting brought out a host of opinions. In support of...
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