SCDOT

Memorial ceremony for fallen SCDOT employees

COLUMBIA (WOLO): Wednesday was a somber day outside the South Carolina Department of Transportation headquarters, as community and family members gathered to remember the dozens of employees fallen in the line of the duty. 89 names are now listed on the wall outside SCDOT, after 3 more were added Wednesday morning, including 2 employees killed in 2019 with Horry Maintenance, and…

SCDOT seeking public input on safety improvements on US 176

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) is hosting an online meeting where the public can comment on proposed improvements to US 176 from St. Andrews Road to Atlantic Drive in Columbia. Public comments will be accepted from September 15-October 15 through following the link https://scdotgis.online/US176SP. SCDOT’s proposal includes the installation of concrete medians, consolidating driveways in…

New traffic patterns feature barrier dividing I-20 eastbound lanes near Lexington County

The new configuration will be in place for about a year

  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…

Memorial Day travel Plans from SCDOT: Lane closures prohibited on Interstates

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Are you hitting the road this weekend? For the Memorial Day weekend, the South Carolina Department of Transportation announced it will prohibit lane closures on interstate highways for non-emergency highway work. The SCDOT says these restrictions will be in place from 6 a.m. on Friday, May 24, until 6 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28.  According to SCDOT officials…

SCDOT prohibiting lane closures to ease Memorial Day travel

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Memorial Day typically kicks off the summer travel season. This Memorial Day the South Carolina Department of Transportation announced it will prohibit lane closures on interstate highways for non-emergency highway work. The SCDOT says these restrictions will be in place from 6 a.m. on Friday, May 24, until 6 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28.  According to SCDOT officials…

SCDOT encourages community to report area potholes

Community can help SCDOT combat area potholes. COLUMBIA S.C. (WOLO)-South Carolina’s Department of Transportation is asking that people report area potholes. SCDOT will be conducting statewide pothole repairs in what they are calling a “pothole blitz”. Officials say a rainy fall and early winter has contributed to the increase in potholes. This is in an effort to repair roads and…