The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) is seeking comment from the public on seven (7) projects identified for the Fiscal Year 2013 Transportation Alternatives Program.
Formerly known as the Transportation Enhancement Program, the Transportation Alternatives Program is a federally funded program that is administered by SCDOT and provides local governments an opportunity to pursue non-traditional transportation related activities such as pedestrian facilities, bicycle facilities and streetscaping.
Projects proposed to receive FY 2013 Transportation Alternatives Program funding include:
Project Cost: $484,042.12
Project Description: Install ADA compliant sidewalks, crosswalks, handicap ramps, small landscaped medians, pedestrian scaled lighting, benches and bike racks along 8th Avenue (Highway 501). The project begins at North Main Street and ending at the intersection of South Main Street (east and west sides).
Project Cost: $450,670.00
Project Description: Install ADA compliant sidewalks, crosswalks, pedestrian signals, curb ramps, and minor landscaping along Francis Marion Road (SC 327). The project begins north of Alumni Drive and extending to the south of Patriot Drive.
Project Cost: $625,000.00
Project Description: Rehabilitate the pedestrian bridge along Emma Cudd Road and Glendale Drive to include pedestrian scaled lighting.
Project Cost: $500,000.00
Project Description: Install ADA compliant sidewalks, crosswalks, handicap ramps, minor landscaping, and pedestrian scaled lighting along SC Highway 917 (West Main Street). The project begins on West Main Street, from Marion Street (S-63) to Railroad Avenue (S-122) in Latta.
Project Cost: $500,000.00
Project Description: Install ADA compliant sidewalks, curb and gutter and drainage along Jackson Street (S-0071). The sidewalk will begin at Westside High School driveway, to east of Hillside Drive.
Project Cost: $747,260.35
Project Description: Install a multipurpose path and sidewalk to include ADA compliant sidewalks, curb and gutter, drainage, Mast Arms, and minor landscaping along Allison Road. The project begins on Allison Road at its intersection with Ribaut Road ending at the intersection of Rising Tide Drive.
Project Cost: $891,330.00
Project Description: Install ADA compliant sidewalks, curb and gutter and, drainage along May River Road (SC 46). The project begins on Pin Oak and ends on both sides of Whispering Pines (S-583) with a continuation on the north side of SC 46 to Buck Island Road (S-29).
A summary of comments received during the comment period will be provided to the SCDOT Commission for consideration.
A copy of this press release and project location maps are available for public review and comment on the world web at:
To assist those who do not have internet access, a hard copy of this press release and any supporting information are available for public review and comment at the following locations:
South Carolina Council of Governments:
Appalachian Council of Governments
Anderson, Cherokee, Greenville,
Oconee, Pickens & Spartanburg
30 Century Circle
Greenville, SC 29606
Lower Savannah Council of Governments
Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun & Orangeburg
2748 Wagener Road
Hwy 302 North
Aiken, SC 29801
Upper Savannah Council of Governments
Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick & Saluda
222 Phoenix Street, Suite 200
Greenwood, SC 29646
Santee-Lynches Council of Governments
Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee & Sumter
36 West Liberty Street
Sumter, SC 29151
Catawba Regional Council of Governments
Chester, Lancaster, York & Union
215 Hampton Street
Rock Hill, SC 29731
Pee Dee Regional Council of Governments
Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion & Marlboro
2319 Regional Road
Florence, SC 29501
Central Midlands Council of Governments
Fairfield, Lexington, Newberry & Richland
236 Stoneridge Drive
Columbia, SC 29210
Lowcountry Council of Governments
Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton & Jasper
634 Campground Road
Yemassee, SC 29945
Waccamaw Regional Planning and Development Council of Governments
Georgetown, Horry & Williamsburg
1230 Highmarket Street
Georgetown, SC 29440
Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments
Berkeley, Charleston & Dorchester
1362 McMillan Ave, Suite 100
North Charleston, SC 29405
SCDOT District Offices:
1400 Shop Road
Columbia, SC 29201
252 S. Pleasantburg Drive
Greenville, SC 29607
3018 East Palmetto
Florence, SC 29506
US Route 178 East Bowman Road
Orangeburg, SC 29116
510 W. Alexander Ave.
Greenwood, SC 29646
1232 J.A. Cochran Bypass
Chester, SC 29706
6355 Fain Blvd.
North Charleston, SC 29406
Comments will be accepted until the close of business on August 9, 2013
and should be forwarded to Mark Pleasant, Statewide Planning Chief at SCDOT, 955 Park Street, P.O. Box 191, Columbia, S.C. 29202 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOTE: Information provided, including name and address, is subject to disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act.