December 04
News Conference Friday in Fairfield County Concerning Bridge Replacement at Big Wateree Creek

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has scheduled a news conference Friday in Fairfield County to mark the completion of the bridge crossing Big Wateree Creek.


The event will begin at 11 a.m. in the assembly room of Carolina Adventure World, 2 miles east of I-77 at exit 46 on Camp Welfare Road in Fairfield County.


Scheduled speakers include SCDOT Commissioner Sarah B. Nuckles of the 5th Congressional District; South Carolina State Senator Linda H. Short; South Carolina State Representative Creighton B. Coleman; Stan Bland, District Engineering Administrator for SCDOT’s District 4; David Ferguson, Chairman of Fairfield County Council; James McGraw, Chairman of  County Transportation Committee; and a representative of the Dennis Corporation.


Topics to be discussed include cost-savings involved in the bridge replacement, which was done by SCDOT employees.


The bridge is located on S-20-20 (Camp Welfare Road) approximately 3 miles southwest of Mitford.