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Interstate Lane closures restricted during holiday travel says SC DOT

SOUTH CAROLINA (WOLO) – If you are hitting the road during the Thanksgiving holidays, the South Carolina Department of Transportation has an update on lane closures, making the ride a little less congested. SC DOT says they are prohibiting lane closures on interstate highways for non-emergency highway work. According to officials, these restrictions will be in place from noon Wednesday…

SC DOT restricting lane closures to help with Labor Day Travel

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–To help ease possible congestion this Labor Day Holiday weekend, the South Carolina Department of Transportation will not be shutting down any interstate lanes for construction or highway work. The SC DOT announced it will prohibit lane closures for non-emergency highway work during the Labor Day weekend. Restrictions are in effect now through 6am Tuesday. SC DOT wants…

SC DOT restricting lane closures to ease Labor Day weekend traffic

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–To help with the Labor Day Holiday travel, the South Carolina Department of Transportation will not be shutting down any interstate lanes for construction or highway work. The SC DOT announced it will prohibit lane closures for non-emergency highway work during the Labor Day weekend. Restrictions go into effect Friday at 6am and will remain in effect until…

SC DOT set to temporarily close ramp at 1-26 West Exit 107A

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– If you are headed on 1-26 towards Augusta, there is a traffic alert you need to know about from the South Carolina Department of Transportation. SCDOT says it will temporarily close the ramp on I-26 West at Exit 107A, which provides access to I-20 West towards Augusta.  This closure, along with a signed detour, is will take…

Public Meeting for lane changes on Millwood Avenue set for tonight

SC DOT and City of Columbia to host community meeting to share plans for a lane reconfiguration of Millwood Ave

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Do you travel on Millwood Avenue ? The SC Dot and the City of Columbia want to hear from you. Wednesday, The South Carolina Department of Transportation and the City of Columbia will host a community meeting to share plans for a lane reconfiguration of Millwood Avenue from Gervais Street to Devine Street. The meeting is 5:30 p.m….

SC DOT: Road Closure set for Intersection in Lexington County

Temporary road closure for Devils Backbone Road near the intersection of US Highway 378 in Lexington County

LEXINGTON, SC (WOLO)– If your commute takes you down Devils Backbone Road , there is a traffic alert.  The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) is announcing a temporary road closure for Devils Backbone Road near the intersection of US Highway 378 in Lexington County.  The road closure is necessary for a realignment and construction project to improve safety at…

Delays expected on 1-20 Eastbound starting January 31 for power line installation

You can expect delays on 1-20 Eastbound between mile marker 51 and 62 in Lexington County

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– You can expect delays on 1-20 Eastbound between mile marker 51 and 62 in Lexington County this weekend. According to the South Carolina Department of Transportation, there will be delays due to power line installation on the nights of January 31st, Feb 1st and Feb 2nd.   The operation is scheduled to begin at 8:00 PM and is…

Drivers should expect new traffic patterns 1-20 eastbound: SC DOT begins lane widening

LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) —Starting this weekend, drivers will expect to see some different traffic patterns driving eastbound on I-20. As part of a larger project that will widen the lanes along I-20, the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) says this new configuration, which gives construction workers space to build two permanent eastbound lanes, will last for a year….

SC DOT set to add more lanes on 1-26 stretch this Spring

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) –In just a few months, parts of I-26 will undergo a face-lift. The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) says parts of the highway between the Columbia area and Newberry County will be stretched to three and in some areas four lanes on each As more and more cars zip down I-26,  DOT officials said the time…