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January 30
Correction** SCDOT Winter Weather 4 pm Update (Final Update for this Weather Event)

*This corrects earlier version concerning Horry County staffing levels.

Statewide Summary – Most roads have returned to dry (normal) condition.  There are some roads (mostly secondary roads in shady areas) that may have icy patches.  The temperatures have risen and these isolated icy patches are melting.  Motorists are advised to be aware of possible black ice caused by refreezing of wet areas overnight .  Crews in 5 of the 7 Engineering Districts have returned to normal operations.  We anticipate the remaining Engineering Districts will return to normal operations after this evening.  The Ravenel Bridge in Charleston was opened to vehicular traffic at 3:15 PM today.
This is the final report for this winter storm event.   
The following values are the employees and equipment that are active, and the material already applied to the roadways.
367
Maintenance employees actively involved in road operations
16,150
Tons of Salt (cumulative total)
5,495
Tons of Sand (cumulative total)
132,368
Gallons of calcium chloride (cumulative total)
863,189
Gallons of salt brine (cumulative total)
122
Equipment in use
Engineering District 1 (Kershaw, Lee, Lexington, Richland and Sumter Counties) –All District One counties have returned to normal operations.  Areas of concern will be addressed by the on-call crews.
Engineering District 2 (Abbeville, Anderson, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick, Newberry and Saluda Counties) – All District Two counties have returned to normal operations.  Areas of concern will be addressed by the on-call crews.
Engineering District 3 (Greenville, Oconee, Pickens and Spartanburg Counties) – District 3 has returned to normal operations.  There are some areas of concern that are being addressed by the on-call crews.
Engineering District 4 (Cherokee, Chester, Chesterfield, Fairfield, Lancaster, Union, and York Counties) – All counties have returned to normal operations.  Areas of concern will be addressed by the on-call crews.
Engineering District 5 (Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Georgetown, Horry, Marion, Marlboro, and Williamsburg Counties) – Temperatures in District Five are ranging between 31 and 37 degrees.  Priority routes and bridges continue to be treated with deicing materials and equipment.  Marlboro has returned to normal operations.  Dillon will return to normal operations at 9:00 PM tonight.  All other counties except Horry will be working skeleton crews.  Horry County will continue their full winter storm operation throughout the night and re-evaluate in the morning. 
Engineering District 6 (Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester, and Jasper Counties) – The Ravenel Bridge in the Charleston reopened to vehicular traffic at 3:15 PM.  Charleston will continue to monitor all high rise bridges and continue to treat with deicing chemicals as necessary.  Route conditions are reported as dry in Beaufort, Berkeley, Colleton, Dorchester, and Jasper.  County crews are monitoring and treating routes, as necessary, with deicing materials and equipment.
Engineering District 7 (Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Clarendon, Hampton, and Orangeburg Counties) –District 7 has returned to normal operations.  Areas of concern will be addressed by the on-call crews.
SCDOT Headquarters - The Customer Call Center and the Director of Maintenance office will be returning to normal operating hours at 5:00 PM today.