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November 25
SCDOT’s Wednesday, Nov. 25, Update on the Flooding Impacts in South Carolina

South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) Interim Secretary Christy A. Hall has issued her Wednesday, Nov. 25, update on the transportation system in South Carolina.

Secretary Hall's report has information including:

  • State road closures are down from a peak of 541 (Oct. 5) to 69(Nov. 25), an 87 percent decrease.
  • SCDOT Maintenance forces have led the majority of the repairs, including initiating 3 bridge replacement projects with in-house forces.
  • 24 highway/bridge contractors have been engaged to assist with 73 different "emergency/spot repairs" in 16 counties.
  • Contractors have also been engaged on 10 bridge replacement or major bridge/culvert repair projects in 4 counties.
  • 26 of SCDOT’s remaining route closures are due to dam failures. The reopening dates are undetermined as dam owners work with DHEC on repairs.
  • Debris collected to date: approx. 2,100 loads (100,000 cubic yards)
  • 221 bridge sites were impacted by the flood. 18 of those will require full replacement.
  • The SCDOT Call Center has resumed normal operations: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. There have been over 3.5 million visits to the SCDOT Road Conditions webpage during this event.

A complete copy of the Secretary's Nov. 25 update can be found at this link: http://www.scdot-transfer.org/SCDOTPhotos/SecretaryRecoveryWeeklyReportNov25.pdf

 

 The Nov. 25 road and bridge closures map and complete listing is available at: http://www.scdot-transfer.org/SCDOTPhotos/RoadandBridgeClosureReportNov25.pdf

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