News Release May 13, 2016
Release Number: 4047
Shawn Smetana, Public Information Officer
Phone: (843) 958-4007 / Fax: (843) 958-4004
Project website: http://roads.charlestoncounty.org/projects/harborviewroad/
Traffic Alert: Daytime Detour on Quail Drive and Stiles Drive
Charleston County Government announces a daytime detour will occur on Monday, May 16 thru Friday, May 20 between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. for the Harbor View Road Improvements project. Crews will be working to re-locate utilities on Quail Drive and Stiles Drive. Citizens will have access to their homes at all times through alternate routes. All work is weather permitting.
Traffic on Harbor View Road traveling in both directions will NOT be impacted by the detours.
Monday, May 16 - Friday, May 20:
- Flagmen will be on site to control traffic.
- Drivers will have access to businesses and residential properties along Harbor View Road at all times.
- Advance warning signs and message boards will be utilized to alert motorists.
- Drivers traveling through the project’s construction zone are asked to be aware of equipment and crews working in the area at all times.
The purpose of the Harbor View Road Improvements project is to improve traffic flow and safety on Harbor View Road and to provide adequate bicycle and pedestrian facilities. The scheduled completion of the project is expected in fall 2016.
The project will include the addition of a center two-way left turn lane between North Shore Drive and Affirmation Boulevard, the addition of right turn lanes at major intersections, the addition of traffic signals at Fort Sumter Drive and Mikell Drive, the construction of a roundabout at the intersection of Harbor View Road and Fort Johnson Road and the addition of pedestrian and bicycle facilities.
Visit the official website at http://roads.charlestoncounty.org for public meeting notices and up-to-date news and information about all Charleston County Transportation Sales Tax road projects. Anyone with questions about the project can call Charleston County’s Transportation Development Department at (843) 202-6140.
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