Carolina Secretary of Transportation H.B. “Buck” Limehouse Jr. and
Federal Highway Administration Division Administrator Bob Lee signed the
Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Southern I-73
Project on Thursday, November 29, 2007.
signing of the FEIS is the culmination of more than 3 years of work and
represents the most significant milestone achieved to date for I-73,”
Limehouse said during the signing.
national average for approval of an environmental document of this
magnitude is 5 to 6 years, but because of the partnerships in South
Carolina, we were able to accomplish this milestone in a little over 3
years,” Lee said.