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April 27
Public Meeting May 6 in Edgefield County Concerning US 25 Widening Project

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has scheduled a public information meeting Thursday, May 6, concerning proposed improvements to US 25 from Secondary Road 429 (Brighthop Road) to SC 19 (Augusta Road) in Edgefield County.

The meeting will be between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. in the Mt. Canaan Baptist Church Educational Building, 2451 Edgefield Road (US 25) in Trenton.  The meeting will have a drop-in format, with displays for viewing.  A formal presentation will not be given during this time. In the future, if a public hearing is held, a formal presentation will be given during the meeting, and citizens will have the opportunity to make formal, verbal comments immediately following.

The purpose of the meeting is to provide an opportunity to review and discuss individually, with representatives SCDOT, preliminary alignments and design for the proposed improvements to US 25 from Secondary Road 429 (Brighthop Road) to SC 19 (Augusta Road).  The proposed improvements consist of widening the existing US 25 from two lanes to four lanes.  In addition, an opportunity will be provided for comments on the project’s impacts to Edgefield County.  Another purpose of the meeting will be to gather information from the public or any interested organization on historic or cultural resources in the area.  Large aerial displays will be available showing the proposed project.

For more information, the public may contact Project Manager Clint Scoville at (803) 737-2085 in Columbia.  Persons with disabilities who may require special accommodations should contact Karen Davis at (803) 737-1549.