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News Release                                  July 22, 2016

                                                                                                   Release Number: 4062

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

Project website:

Traffic Alert: New Lane Closures and Traffic Shift Scheduled for Harbor View Road July 24-28

Charleston County Government announces daytime and nighttime lane closures will occur on Harbor View Road for the Harbor View Road Improvements project. In addition, a temporary traffic shirt will take place between Quail Drive and Affirmation Boulevard next week. All work is weather permitting. Drivers traveling through the project’s construction zone are asked to be aware of equipment and crews working in the area.


Businesses and residential properties along Harbor View Road will be accessible at all times.


Nighttime Lane Closures July 24 – July 28:


  • Nighttime lane closures will occur on Harbor View Road.

  • The work will occur between 5 p.m. and 6 a.m. Sunday night and 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. Monday through Thursday nights.

  • Flagmen will be on site to control traffic.  


Daytime Lane Closures July 25 – July 27:


  • Daytime lane closure between Ayers Drive and Clearview Drive from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  • Flagmen will be on site to control traffic.  
  • At no time will the entire roadway be blocked to traffic.


Traffic Shift July 25 – July 27:


  • Traffic shift between Quail Drive and Affirmation Boulevard.

  • The measure will eliminate the center turn lane between Quail Drive and Affirmation Boulevard.


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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Posted by Robin Sanders Friday, July 22, 2016 9:18:00 AM

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