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Public Information Meeting Jan. 27 in Greenville County Concerning I-85/I-385 Interchange Improvement Project

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has scheduled a public information meeting Thursday, Jan. 27, concerning the I-85/I-385 interchange improvement project in Greenville County.


The meeting will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Beck Academy, 901 Woodruff Road, in Greenville.  The meeting will have a drop-in type format with displays for viewing, and citizens will have the opportunity to provide written comments.  A brief presentation regarding the proposed project will be conducted at 6 p.m.  Project information, including meeting materials and comment forms will also be available on the SCDOT website,, (Click on “Public Hearings” Quicklink), beginning Jan. 28.  Comments are encouraged regardless of attendance at the meeting.


The purpose of the meeting is to provide an opportunity to review and discuss individually with representatives from the SCDOT the need for the project, limits of the project, and the various alternatives that have been developed.  The project includes the re-configuration of the existing I-85/I-385 interchange to improve the operational deficiencies along these transportation facilities.  Another purpose of the meeting is to gather information from the public or any interested organization on historic or cultural resources in the area.  SCDOT staff and consultants will be available to answer questions and discuss the project with interested citizens on an individual basis.


For more information, the public may contact Tommy Elrod, SCDOT Program Manager, at (864)241-1010 in Greenville, or at  Persons with disabilities who may require special accommodations should contact Karen Davis at (803)737-1549.