March 29
SCDOT Provides Public Information on Agency’s Every Day Counts Initiatives

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) is providing the public information on the agency’s Every Day Counts initiatives.

             On Monday March 28, 2011, the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT), in partnership with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), submitted ten initiatives which the agency intends to pursue as part of FHWA’s Every Day Counts program. Every Day Counts is a new program that "…. is designed to identify and deploy innovation aimed at shortening project delivery, enhancing the safety of our roadways, and protecting the environment."

             The ten Every Day Counts initiatives that SCDOT will pursue are designed to: increase the use of new asphalt and signal control technologies, improve roadway pavement edge safety, reduce the time required for bridge construction, provide greater flexibility in utility relocations and right of way acquisitions, improve planning and environmental linkages, clarify the scope of preliminary design and expand the use of programmatic agreements for more efficient project delivery, and increase the use of design build projects.

             "Initiatives that improve the safety and condition of our system, and expedite our delivery of those improvements are paramount" - SCDOT Secretary Robert J. St Onge

             "Given the current economic funding situation, State DOT’s across the country are looking for ways to deliver transportation projects more efficiently.  Through the Every Day Counts Initiative, we look forward to working with the SCDOT to implement these new innovations" - Robert L. Lee, Division Administrator for FHWA. 

             A copy of this information (along with any available charts, maps, tables, etc) is available at:  

            To assist those who do not have internet access, a hard copy of this information (along with any available charts, maps, tables, etc) is available 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

Lower Savannah Council of Governments

Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun & Orangeburg

2748 Wagener Road

Hwy 302 North

Aiken, SC 29801

(803) 649-7981

(864) 242-9733





Upper Savannah Council of Governments

Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens,  McCormick & Saluda

222 Phoenix Street, Suite 200

Greenwood, SC 29646

Santee-Lynches Council of Governments

Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee & Sumter

36 West Liberty Street

Sumter, SC 29151

(803) 775-7381                                                                                      

(864) 941-8090




Catawba Regional Council of Governments

Chester, Lancaster, York & Union

215 Hampton Street

Second Floor

Rock Hill, SC 29731

Pee Dee Regional Council of Governments

Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion & Marlboro

2319 Regional Road

Florence, SC 29501

(843) 669-4392

(803) 327-1912



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

(843) 726-5536

(803) 376-5390



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