November 21
Bridge over Catawba River on SC 9 (Lancaster Highway) Southbound Lanes Only Scheduled to close Sunday, December 14, 2008 Estimated Completion Date Thursday, December 18, 2008

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) and Lee Construction Company of the Carolinas, Inc. plan to repair the southbound lanes of the bridge on SC 9 (Lancaster Highway) over the Catawba River in Lancaster County.  The road will be closed to through traffic and detoured beginning Sunday, December 14, 2008.  The detour is scheduled to begin at approximately 9:00 am that day and continue until December 18, 2008, barring any unforeseen circumstances.

November 21
Highway and Bridge Project Awards Total $15 Million Below Estimates During Past Three Months

South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) highway and bridge construction contracts awarded August through October have been approximately $15 million under the anticipated cost estimates, apparently due to economic and market conditions.

November 13
SCDOT Receives Rebate for use of State Procurement Card

South Carolina Comptroller General Richard Eckstrom presented the South Carolina Department of Transportation with a rebate check for $88,492.88.

November 06
3 Public Information Meetings Scheduled in November in Charleston Concerning Proposed I-526 Mark Clark Expressway EIS

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has scheduled three public information meetings in November concerning the proposed I-526 Mark Clark Expressway Environmental Impact Statement.