Columbia, S.C. (September 29, 2023) – SCDOT will implement the following series of temporary, overnight closures of Interstate 20 traffic under the Broad River Road bridge (mile marker 65). During this time, I-20 traffic will be detoured across Broad River Road.
Drivers can expect to experience a slowdown in traffic while these detours are in place. This work is part of the Carolina Crossroads project in Richland County.
Detour Route: Traffic will be directed to take the exit 65 off-ramp to Broad River Road. At the traffic signal, drivers will travel straight across Broad River Road and take the I-20 westbound on-ramp back to the interstate.
Detour Route: Traffic will be directed to take the exit 65 off-ramp to Broad River Road. At the traffic signal, drivers will travel directly across Broad River Road and take the I-20 eastbound on-ramp back to the interstate.
These nightly detours of I-20 traffic will allow girders to be safely lifted by cranes across the closed interstate travel lanes and set in their permanent location, which is a major step in construction of the first of two new Broad River Road bridges over I-20. Message boards and construction signs will be placed along I-20 and Broad River Road throughout the duration of the detour to inform motorists of the temporary traffic pattern. Law enforcement will also be present at the intersection of Broad River Road to effectively monitor and direct traffic.
Drivers are advised to use caution and plan accordingly in case of delays. Note that all dates are subject to change based on weather conditions. Visit the project webpage scdotcarolinacrossroads.com for other project information and updates. The public may also contact the Project Hotline at 800-601-8715.
Edgefield, S.C. (Sept. 29, 2023) - On Monday, October 2, SCDOT will close U.S. 25 Business (Augusta Road) to through traffic for construction, with closures at both intersections of U.S. 25 Business (Augusta Road) and U.S. 25 (Bauskett Street).
The construction includes a storm drain installation that is part of a sidewalk improvement project that will improve pedestrian safety. Access to local properties within the road closure will be maintained. SCDOT urges drivers to use caution while traveling near the work zone.
Columbia, S.C. (Sept. 29, 2023) - SCDOT will conduct routine inspections of the bridges on Interstate 95 over Lake Marion during the week of October 2. Outside travel lanes on both the Northbound and Southbound bridges on I-95 will be closed overnight during this period.
SCDOT will conduct inspections during nighttime hours to minimize disruption to traffic. This routine maintenance and inspection work is part of SCDOT’s ongoing commitment to the safety and reliability of South Carolina’s road and bridge network.
SCDOT asks drivers to use caution as they travel near work zones.
Columbia, S.C. (Sept. 28, 2023) - The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) will begin a series of closures of two southbound lanes on I-77 over S.C. 161 (Celanese Road) in York County this weekend. The series of weekend closures will allow for bridge repairs.
The lane closures will begin on Friday, Sept. 29, starting at 8 p.m. The lanes will be closed from 8 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for four consecutive weekends. This timeline is dependent on weather and traffic conditions. Drivers will still be able to use the other two southbound lanes of the bridge during the repairs.
SCDOT will also implement nightly and weekend lane closures on Celanese Road during the next month to facilitate bridge repairs. Motorists are asked to use caution while driving near work zones.
Columbia, S.C. (Sept. 28, 2023) - SCDOT has temporarily closed the off ramp at Exit 90 (Hyatt Street) on I-85 northbound in Cherokee County for construction.
During this time, northbound traffic will remain on I-85 to Exit 92, take the off ramp and turn left onto W. Floyd Baker Boulevard, and then take the I-85 southbound on ramp to the right to travel back south to Exit 90 (Hyatt Street).
More information can be found on the project website. Drivers are advised to use caution when traveling near work zones.
The South Carolina Interagency EV Working Group will meet September 29, 2023 at 10 a.m. The meeting will take place at 955 Park Street in Columbia, South Carolina in the auditorium.
The meeting will also be broadcast live here: Interagency Electric Vehicle Working Group - September 2023 - YouTube
The agenda is available for review and download below.
September 2023 Interagency EV Working Group Agenda
For more information about the Interagency EV Working Group and South Carolina's Electric Vehicle Charging Plan, visit scdot.org.
Columbia, S.C. (September 25, 2023) – SCDOT is resurfacing the eastbound lanes of S.C. 576/U.S. 501 Business in Marion County, from Old Corner Court (S-65) to SC 41 Alt.
Columbia, S.C. (September 22, 2023) – A portion of Arrowwood Road in Richland County will remain closed through late 2023 for construction of a retaining wall and bridge foundations as part of the Carolina Crossroads project. Continuing the Arrowwood Road closure will allow for construction of these large and complex structures. In keeping with SCDOT’s top priority of safety, the road closure will also ensure the construction zone is a safe distance from the motoring public.
The Arrowwood Road closure is located between Lawand Drive and Gracern Road. Motorists are advised to follow all detour signs to avoid the construction zone and, when possible, take alternate routes during the closure.
These construction activities are part of the Carolina Crossroads Phase 1 project in Richland and Lexington Counties. The project includes improvements to the exit ramp to U.S. 378 from I-26 eastbound and associated interstate widening, construction of a full access interchange at I-126 and Colonial Life Boulevard, and the related closure of the I-26 interchange at Bush River Road.
Visit the project webpage scdotcarolinacrossroads.com for other project information and updates. The public may also contact the Project Hotline at 800-601-8715.
Aiken, S.C. (September 22, 2023) – Upon completion of intersection improvement work at Oriole Street and Hitchcock Parkway, SCDOT plans to open Oriole Street to traffic in the coming weeks.
Oriole Street between Hitchcock Parkway and Bluff Pointe Way has been closed since late August to allow for construction. SCDOT asks motorists to slow down and drive with caution as local traffic adjusts to the completed intersection.
Columbia, S.C. (September 22, 2023) – The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has begun resurfacing a portion of Interstate 26 in Berkeley and Dorchester counties, between mile markers 181 and 186.
This resurfacing work will take place over the next several months and may result in temporary lane closures or detours during the overnight hours between 6 p.m. and 8 a.m. Motorists should follow signed detour routes and use caution when driving near construction zones.
Resurfacing this section of I-26 is in keeping with SCDOT’s goal of completing 215 miles of Interstate Highway improvements as part of the agency’s Strategic 10-Year Plan.