Monthly Archives: January 2011

I-526 resolution still out of reach

Charleston County, SCDOT trade barbs over plan David Slade The nearly half-billion-dollar game of cat-and-mouse over plans to extend or complete the Mark Clark Expressway continued last week, with little progress resolving the months-long impasse between Charleston County and the … Continue reading

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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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Commentary: The future was Tuesday: Port traffic a mere preview

“Making predictions is very difficult, especially about the future.” – Yogi Berra Yogi Berra was right most of the time. But Tuesday’s massive traffic jam provided a preview of a future that is not difficult to predict. Apparently, a three-day … Continue reading

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I-526 expansion still not settled: Property owners seek decision as state waits on county

With plans to complete the Mark Clark Expressway still unsettled, an increasing number of property owners in the potential path of the road are anxious for the state to either buy their land or make a firm decision to abandon … Continue reading

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Speaking of Politics, including I-526

If all that money is spent on an unpopular project, I wonder what will be the status of the infrastructure bank to make much-needed improvements to crucial interchanges (some of which might help alleviate West Ashley traffic problems) and parts … Continue reading

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