Ongoing project will widen I-26 from Irmo to Little Mountain

As part of SCDOT’s 10-Year-Plan to upgrade South Carolina highways continues, I-26 will be widened from four to six lanes between the Little Mountain and Peak exits, and will be widened from four to eight lanes between the Peak and Irmo exits. The $512 million dollar project will also include seven new overpass bridges and three reconstructed interchanges at the Little Mountain, Chapin, and Peak exits.

DOT Proposing Widening Key Sections of Interstate 26

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Department of Transportation is proposing a $725 million plan to widen two key stretches of Interstate 26 in South Carolina. Local media outlets report that one project proposes spending more than $480 million to widen 6 miles of the interstate in Charleston and North Charleston. That stretch is already six lanes and the proposal calls…