Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) presented the South Carolina
Department of Transportation (SCDOT) Commission with national awards for
excellence and innovation during the Commission’s meeting on Wednesday,
Dec. 5, in Spartanburg.
received national recognition from FHWA and the Roadway Safety
Foundation (RSF) for excellence and innovation in operations, planning
and roadway design to reduce fatalities and injuries on our nation’s
Secretary of Transportation H.B. “Buck” Limehouse Jr. said safety is SCDOT’s number one priority.
awards are a good indicator that SCDOT is on the right track in our
mission, which is to provide the best and safest highway system
possible,” Limehouse said. “We’ve worked very hard to improve the safety
of our state’s highways, and it’s an honor to be recognized nationally
for those efforts. However, there’s much more work to be done, and we
look forward to the continued cooperation that SCDOT has enjoyed from
other state agencies, particularly the South Carolina Department of
Public Safety and the Governor’s Office.”