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Paradigm Shift in Charleston: County Leaders Reject Highway Expansion

Paradigm Shift in Charleston: County Leaders Reject Highway Expansion by Angie Schmitt on April 18, 2011 Chalk this up as a major victory in the livable streets movement: Thanks to a heroic effort by advocates for smart growth and rural … Continue reading

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Despite possible loss of $12M, council firm in rejecting I-526 extension

Despite possible loss of $12M, council firm in rejecting I-526 extension BY DIANE KNICH dknich@postandcourier.com ywenger@postandcourier.com Wednesday, April 20, 2011 Alan Hawes // The Post and Courier Charleston County Council will continue to stand firm against completing Interstate 526, despite … Continue reading

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Infrastructure Bank Draws Fire As Political Arm

Infrastructure Bank Draws Fire As Political Arm Eric K. Ward The Nerve READ BIOGRAPHY Written By: Eric K. Ward The Nerve Wednesday, April 20, 2011 The director of South Carolina’s leading environmental group says a controversial road-building project in Charleston … Continue reading

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State won’t push I-526 on its own

State won’t push I-526 on its own DOT will honor county objection, spokesman says BY DAVID SLADE dslade@postandcourier.com Saturday, April 16, 2011 Alan Hawes // The Post and Courier The proposed extension of I-526 would run from U.S. Highway 17 … Continue reading

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Editorial: Public debate, council vote required on I-526 proposal

Although the city of Charleston has taken the lead in advocating plans to extend I-526 across Johns and James islands, County Council actually made the request for the project to the State Infrastructure Bank. As the applicant, County Council has … Continue reading

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I-526 debate coming to a head

The wrangling over plans to complete Interstate 526 could come to a head next week when Charleston County Council is expected to make a decision about the way forward after a months-long impasse.

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The State:Charleston project holds up Columbia roadwork

By SAMMY FRETWELL -  sfretwell@thestate.com A planned $500 million highway in Charleston that many Lowcountry residents oppose is preventing the state from awarding money for major road, rail and bridge projects in other parts of South Carolina.

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