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January 27
SCDOT Identifies Eight Projects For FY 2016 Transportation Alternatives Program

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) is providing public notification of eight (8) projects identified for the Fiscal Year 2016 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 2016 Transportation Alternatives Program funding include:

 

Colleton County

Highway 64 Sidewalk Improvements

Federal Funds Requested: $400,000

·         Installation of ADA compliant sidewalks and pedestrian ramp along SC Highway 64/Charleston Highway and Widgeon Street, beginning from Peurifoy Road to 4th Street along Widgeon Road.

City of Hardeeville

 Charles Street and McTeer Street Downtown Sidewalk Improvements

Federal Funds Requested: $400,000

·         Installation of ADA compliant sidewalks, drainage, and pedestrian lighting along Charles and McTeer Streets, beginning at Charles Street to McTeer Street and John Smith Road.

Limestone College (Gaffney)

Griffith Street  Sidewalk Improvements

Federal Funds Requested: $160,000

·         Installation of ADA compliant sidewalks, curb and gutter, crosswalks, and drainage along Griffith Street, beginning at Church Street and ending at the existing sidewalk near Quarry Drive.

City of Orangeburg

Pedestrian Improvements Phase I

Federal Funds Requested: $325,069.60

·         Installation of ADA compliant sidewalks and ramps along Sunnyside Street, Salley Street and Goff Avenue, beginning on both sides of West Second Street between Railroad and South Church Street.

Orangeburg County

US 21 Bypass/US 178 Pedestrian Overpass at SC State University

Federal Funds Requested: $400,000

·         Installation of pedestrian bridge, pedestrian lighting, and minor landscaping along US 21/178, crossing over US 21/178 at Chestnut.

Town of Port Royal

Waddell and Ribaut Roads Pedestrian Improvements

Federal Funds Requested: $157,806

·         Installation of ADA compliant sidewalks along Waddell and Ribaut Roads, beginning from Waddell Road and along Old Shell Road to Ribaut Road.

City of Spartanburg

 Westside Connection Trail

Federal Funds Requested: $395,896.80

·         Installation of ADA compliant multi-use trail along Wofford and Vanderbilt Streets, beginning from Magnolia Street Station to Summerhill Place.

University of South Carolina (Columbia)

South Main Street Streetscape Improvements

Federal Funds Requested: $1,000,000

·         Installation of ADA compliant sidewalks, traffic signal upgrades, and minor landscaping along South Main Street, beginning from Blossom Street to Pendleton Street.

 

A copy of this press release and project location maps are available for public review and comment until February 11, 2016 on the world-wide-web 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.

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