Crews will be conducting paving operations on Folly Road. This paving will be placed over the existing roadway and also in the new areas required to widen the intersections. This paving operation is expected to last approximately two weeks. All work is weather permitting.
At no time will the entire roadway be blocked to traffic.
January 21 – February 1
- Nighttime lane closures will occur Sunday night between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m., and Monday through Thursday nights between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m.
- Flagmen will be on site to control traffic.
- Drivers will have access to businesses and residential properties roads at all times and are urged to use caution when lane closures are in place.
- At least one lane in each direction 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 Folly Road at Camp Road Intersection Improvements Project on James Island involves improvements to Folly Road from about 1,000 feet south of Camp Road to the intersection with Eugene Gibbs Street and Rivers Point Row, and improvements to Camp Road from West Madison Avenue to Oyster Point Row. Improvements will relieve traffic congestion and localized flooding by adding turn lanes and upsizing drainage pipes. Bike lanes and sidewalks will also be added.
Visit the official website at http://roads.charlestoncounty.org 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.
Project website: http://follyatcamp.com
Traffic Alert: Nighttime Lane Closure for Phase 2 of the Maybank Highway Improvements Project
Charleston County Government announces nighttime lane closures for storm pipe installation from Sunday, January 21 through Thursday, January 25 for Phase 2 of Maybank Highway Improvements Project. Crews will be installing steel plates as part of the storm pipe installation. The temporary plates will be installed on Maybank Highway between River Road and Fenwick Hall Allee. Drivers are asked to use caution when traveling through the construction zone. All work is weather permitting.
- The nighttime lane closures will begin Sunday night, January 21 through Thursday, January 25 between the hours of 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.
- Flaggers will be directing traffic safely through the closures.
- 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 plates are expected to be in place through Thursday, January 25, 2018.
This phase of the project includes the continuation of the lane from the Paul J. Gelegotis Bridge to the existing right turn lane at the intersection of River Road. The widening will help alleviate the afternoon congestion onto Johns Island caused by the merging of the two travel lanes. Bicycle and pedestrian accommodations are also included.
The goal of the project is to improve traffic flow and safety on Maybank Highway and to provide adequate bicycle and pedestrian accommodations. Planning for the projected started in 2007 and construction will be completed in three phases.
Visit the official website at http://roads.charlestoncounty.org 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.