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Nov 07
Public Information Meeting November 21 for the Proposed I-526 Lowcountry Corridor West in Charleston County

PROPOSED I-526 LOWCOUNTRY CORRIDOR WEST –

From Paul Cantrell Blvd/Glenn McConnell Blvd in West Ashley to Virginia Avenue in North Charleston

 

Public Information Meeting

Thursday, November 21, 2019, drop-in between 11 AM and 7 PM

Charleston Area Convention Center, Ballroom C

5000 Coliseum Dr, North Charleston, SC 29418

Public Meeting:

Thursday, November 21, 2019, drop-in between 11:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. To be held in the Charleston Area Convention Center, Ballroom C, 5000 Coliseum Dr, North Charleston, SC 29418. This meeting will be conducted in an "open house" format.  Interested persons may attend this informal public information meeting at any time between 11:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m., in which SCDOT representatives will be available to answer questions regarding the proposed project. A Virtual Public Information Meeting will also be available online at www.526lowcountrycorridor.com until January 4th, 2020.

 

Purpose:

The I-526 Lowcountry Corridor West project runs 11.4 miles from Paul Cantrell Boulevard in West Ashley to Virginia Avenue in North Charleston. The purpose of this project is to increase capacity and improve operations at the I-26/I-526 interchange and along the I-526 mainline from Paul Cantrell Boulevard to Virginia Avenue. The purpose of the meeting is to provide an opportunity to discuss individually with representatives of the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT), the proposed I-526 Lowcountry Corridor West project and provide an update to the community on the project. Another purpose of the meeting will be to gather input from the public or any interested organization.  SCDOT is seeking input as a part of this public information meeting to assist in identifying information relative to this project. 

 

Process:

Tentative project schedules for completion of the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be discussed.  Maps of the project study area and reasonable alternatives will be available, and citizens may ask questions and provide comments regarding the possible social, economic, and environmental effects of the project.  Property owners and business owners on or near the project area are urged to attend.

 

Review:

Additional information concerning the project may be obtained online at www.526lowcountrycorridor.com or by contacting Project Manager Joy Riley at 803-737-1346.  Persons with disabilities who may require special accommodations should contact Betty Gray at 803-737-1395.

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