Charleston County and the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) began Main Road Improvements project yesterday. Citizens can expect to see nighttime lane closures during the two week operation, weather permitting. The purpose of the project is to improve travel at Main Road and U.S. 17 (Savannah Highway) and raise portions of Main Road to alleviate potential flooding. Nighttime lane closures on Main Road between the Limehouse Bridge and U.S. 17, will occur 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. beginning Sunday night Nov. 1. The lane closures are expected to last two weeks.
As of Nov. 3, project improvements unrelated to resurfacing have been postponed due to weather and are scheduled to resume the week of Nov. 9.
Project improvement includes:
The project is funded by the SCDOT and the Charleston County Transportation Sales Tax program. Anyone with questions about the project can call Charleston County’s Transportation Development Department at (843)202-6140.