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News Release                            September 28, 2016

                                                                                                   Release Number: 4080

Shawn Smetana, Public Information Officer
Phone: (843) 958-4007 / Fax: (843) 958-4004

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Traffic Alert: Daytime Lane Closures on Fort Johnson Road for the Harbor View Road Improvements Project

Charleston County Government announces crews will be working at the intersection of Fort Johnson Road at Harbor View Road starting Friday, September 30 through Wednesday, October 5 for the Harbor View Road Improvements project.  All work is weather permitting.



Daytime Lane Closures on Fort Johnson Road:


  • Daytime lane closures will occur on Fort Johnson Road at its intersection with Harbor View Road.

  • The work will occur between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. weekdays only starting Friday

  • Flagmen will be on site to control traffic.  
  • At no time will the entire roadway be blocked to traffic.
  • At least one lane will remain open to traffic under flagging operations.

  • 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 December 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 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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- Prepared by the Charleston County Public Information Office –

Posted by Robin Sanders Wednesday, September 28, 2016 3:14:00 PM

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