Monthly Archives: May 2011

Letter to the editor

Pressing need Extortion! That is what the State Infrastructure Bank (SIB) Board is attempting to commit when they are demanding $11.6 million from Charleston County. The county rightly listened to the opposition to the I-526 extension and determined that it … Continue reading

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P&C editorial: Don’t keep public in the dark

Don’t keep public in the dark Friday, May 20, 2011 Too bad Charleston County Council decided to revive the I-526 issue, considering the project’s numerous flaws and the broad public opposition to it, stated in five heavily-attended public hearings last … Continue reading

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Infrastructure Bank takes wrong road with payback threat

Charleston County Council, once a champion of the S.C. Department of Transportation’s DOT plan for extending the Mark Clark Expressway, has officially voted against the project. The move was 100 percent justified, as council rightly considered citizens’ overwhelming opposition to … Continue reading

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Reduced version of I-526 readied: County Council to get plan taking road to Johns Island

Reduced version of I-526 readied: County Council to get plan taking road to Johns Island A scaled-down $200 million version of Interstate 526 that ends on Johns Island will be presented today to Charleston County Council. Council Chairman Teddie Pryor … Continue reading

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