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News Release February 6, 2015
Release Number: 3871
MEDIA CONTACT Shawn Smetana, Public Information Officer Phone: (843) 958-4007 / Fax: (843) 958-4004 Email:
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Traffic Alert: Nighttime Lane Closures continue for the Harbor View Road Improvements project
Charleston County Government announces nighttime lane closures starting on Sunday, February 8, 2015. Crews will be working on Harbor View Road between Fort Sumter Drive and Shamrock Lane for the Harbor View Road Improvements project. All work is weather permitting.
Feb. 8 – Feb. 21:
• Nighttime lane closures will occur on Harbor View Road between Fort Sumter Drive and Shamrock Lane.
• The work will occur between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. Sunday through Thursday nights and between 7 p.m. and 8 a.m. Friday through Saturday nights.
• Flagmen will be on site to control traffic.
• At no time will the entire roadway be blocked to traffic.
• Drivers will have access to businesses and residential properties along Harbor View Road at all times.
• At least one lane 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 purpose of the Harbor View Road Improvements project is to improve traffic flow and safety on Harbor View Road and to provide adequate bicycle and pedestrian facilities. The scheduled completion of the project is expected in September 2016.
The project will include the addition of a center two-way left turn lane between North Shore Drive and Affirmation Boulevard, the addition of right turn lanes at major intersections, the addition of traffic signals at Fort Sumter Drive and Mikell Drive, the construction of a roundabout at the intersection of Harbor View Road and Fort Johnson Road and the addition of pedestrian and bicycle facilities.
Visit the official website at 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.
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- Prepared by Shawn Smetana -

Posted by Robin Sanders Friday, February 6, 2015 2:55:00 PM

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