Traffic Alert: Lane closures on US 17 at Bees Ferry Rd intersection begin April 27
By News 2 Staff
CHARLESTON, SC -
Nighttime lane closures will occur on Savannah Highway (U.S. 17) northbound and southbound at the intersection of Bees Ferry Road starting Sunday, April 27 between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. Crews will be working on asphalt paving and shoulder widening.
Mon-Tue work will take place between 9:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m.
This portion of the project is expected to be completed by Tuesday, April 29
All construction areas will be marked with construction cones and signs; all work is dependent on the weather.
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 public is also asked to notice traffic control signs, reductions in speed limit, and message board information.
The goal of the project, which is expected to be completed June 2014, is to make improvements to the entire 4.5-mile length of Bees Ferry Road from Savannah Highway (U.S. 17) to Ashley River Road (S.C. 61). The project was requested by the City of Charleston and is funded by the Charleston County Transportation Sales Tax Program. Partial funding for the project was approved by voters in the second Transportation Sales Tax bond referendum.
Visit the official website 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.