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January 27
SCDOT Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Interstate Bridge Replacements Projects

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) is providing public notification of proposed priority bridge replacement projects on Interstate Routes 20, 85 and 95.  Pending consideration of public comments, the projects will be recommended for inclusion in the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) and subsequently programmed for design and construction based on available funding.   

 

The selected bridge replacement projects include:

 

Replacing bridges along I-20 in Kershaw County including:

·         Westbound Lanes over the Wateree Swamp Overflow

Eastbound and Westbound Lanes over Wateree Swamp Overflow (1)

Eastbound Lanes over Wateree Swamp Overflow (2)

Eastbound and Westbound Lanes over the Wateree River.

·         Cost Estimate: $118,240,000.00

 

Replacing bridges along I-85 in Anderson County including:

·         Northbound and Southbound Lanes over Seneca River

·         Cost Estimate: $42, 360,000.00

 

·         Northbound and Southbound Lanes over Three & Twenty Creek

·         Cost Estimate: $28,390,000.00

 

Replacing bridges along I-85 in Oconee County including:

·         Northbound and Southbound Lanes over Fairplay Creek

·         Cost Estimate: $26,620,000.00

 

·         Northbound and Southbound Lanes over  Hartwell Reservoir

·         Cost Estimate: $33,320,000.00

 

Replacing bridges along I-95 in Florence County including:

·         Northbound Lanes over Great Pee Dee Swamp & Frontage Road (2)

Northbound and Southbound Lanes over Great Pee Dee River

·         Cost Estimate: $152,260,000.00

 

Replacing bridges along I-95 in Clarendon County including:

·         Northbound and Southbound Lanes over Lake Marion

Northbound and Southbound Lanes over Lake Marion Relief

·         Cost Estimate: $202, 310,000.00

 

A copy of this press release and a map of the proposed bridge replacement locations are available for public review and comment online until February 11, 2016 at:

http://www.scdot.org/inside/public_comment.aspx

 

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

(864) 242-9733

 

Lower Savannah Council of Governments

Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun & Orangeburg

2748 Wagener Road

Hwy 302 North

Aiken, SC 29801

(803) 649-7981

 

 

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

(803) 327-1912

Pee Dee Regional Council of Governments

Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion & Marlboro

2319 Regional Road

Florence, SC 29501

(843) 669-4392

 

 

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

(843) 546-8502            

Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments

Berkeley, Charleston & Dorchester

1362 McMillan Ave, Suite 100

North Charleston, SC 29405         

(843) 529-0400

                                                               

 

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  February  11, 2016 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 pattersovm@scdot.org.  

 

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