July 24
SCDOT Identifies Five Projects For FY 2015 Transportation Alternatives Program

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) is providing public notification of five (5) projects identified for the Fiscal Year 2015 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 street scaping. Projects selected to receive FY 2015 Transportation Alternatives Program funding include:


Town of Holly Hill – Pedestrian Improvements

Federal Funds Requested:  $400,000

              Installation of ADA compliant sidewalks, pedestrian lighting, street furniture, ramps, and minor landscaping along Old State Road (Highway 176) from Holly Street to SC 453 (Eutaw Street).


Town of Jenkinsville–SC 215 Sidewalk Improvements Phase II

Federal Funds Requested:  $400,000

•              Installation of ADA compliant sidewalks along SC 215 from Cardinal Pointe to Baltic Circle.


Town of Ridgeland – Tuten Park Sidewalk Improvements

Federal Funds Requested:  $400,000

•              Installation of ADA compliant sidewalks, curb and gutter, crosswalks, handicap ramps, and minor landscaping along James L. Taylor Drive from Blue Heron Drive & Tuten Park to the west access roads from East Main Street.


Town of Swansea – West Second Street Pedestrian Improvements Phase I

Federal Funds Requested:  $333,419

•              Installation of ADA compliant sidewalks, and crosswalks along West Second Street between Railroad and US 321 (South Church Street).


City of York – East Liberty Pedestrian Lighting

Federal Funds Requested:  $182,196

•              Installation of pedestrian lighting along East Liberty Street from Congress Street to Garner Street.


A copy of this press release and project location maps are available for public review and comment until August 10, 2015 on the world-wide-web at:


A summary of comments received during the comment period will be provided to the SCDOT Commission for consideration.


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

(803) 649-7981

(864) 242-9733



Upper Savannah Council of Governments

Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens,   McCormick & Saluda

430 Helix Road

Greenwood SC 29646

Telephone: (864) 941-8072

Santee-Lynches Council of Governments

Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee & Sumter

36 West Liberty Street

Sumter, SC 29151

(803) 775-7381                                                                            



Catawba Regional Council of Governments

Chester, Lancaster, York & Union

215 Hampton Street

Second Floor

Rock Hill, SC 29731

Pee Dee Regional Council of Governments

Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion & Marlboro

2319 Regional Road

Florence, SC 29501

(843) 669-4392

(803) 327-1912


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

(803) 376-5390


(843) 726-5536

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         

(843) 529-0400

(843) 546-8502                                                                  


SCDOT District Offices:

District 1

1400 Shop Road

Columbia, SC 29201

(803) 737-6660


District 3

252 S. Pleasantburg Drive

Greenville, SC 29607

(864) 241-1010


District 5

3018 East Palmetto

Florence, SC 29506

(843) 661-4710


District 7

US Route 178 East Bowman Road

Orangeburg, SC 29116

District 2

510 W. Alexander Ave.

Greenwood, SC 29646

(864) 227-6971


District 4

1232 J.A. Cochran Bypass

Chester, SC 29706

(803) 377-4155



District 6

6355 Fain Blvd.

North Charleston, SC 29406

(843) 740-1665

(803) 531-6850


Comments will be accepted until the close of business on August 10, 2015 and should be forwarded to Ms. Vivian Patterson, Public Involvement Manager, and SCDOT Office of Planning, 955 Park Street, P.O. Box 191, Columbia, S.C. 29202 or  


NOTE: Information provided, including name and address, is subject to disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act.​