Final Paving Daytime Lane Closures/Shifts: Aug. 30 - Sept. 7

Charleston County Government announces lane closures for final paving over the next week and a half for the completion of the Maybank Highway additional westbound lane. The work will begin on August 30 at 9:00 a.m. and is scheduled to end on Friday, September 7. All construction is weather permitting.

  • The lane closures/shifts may occur from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday - Friday excluding August 31 through September 3 due to the holiday
  • Flaggers will be directing traffic safely through the closures.
  • During this phase, drivers maybe experience traveling over uneven pavement.
  • Drivers traveling through the project's construction zone should be aware of equipment and crews working in the area at all times.
  • The previously announced nighttime lane closures will still be in effect as well.

The goal of the project is to improve traffic flow and safety on Maybank Highway and to provide adequate bicycle and pedestrian accommodations. The project will be substantially complete by September 11, 2018.

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.
 

July 1 - 3: Nighttime Lane Closures

Charleston County Government announces lanes closures and traffic shifts for paving beginning Sunday evening, July 1 through Tuesday morning, July 3. All work is weather permitting.

  • The lane closures will occur from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  • Flaggers will be directing traffic safely through the closures.
  • Drivers traveling through the project’s construction zone should be aware of equipment and crews working in the area at all times.
  • During this phase, drivers maybe experience traveling over uneven pavement.

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 public will see a lot of change on Maybank Highway during the next month.

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 done 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.

July 13: Traffic Shifts for Drainage Work

Charleston County Government announces traffic shifts for drainage work over the next two weeks so workers can safely access drainage boxes. All work is weather permitting.

  • The lane shifts will occur from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday – Friday.
  • One lane in each direction of travel will remain open at all times.
  • Drivers traveling through the project’s construction zone should be aware of equipment and crews working in the area at all times.

The goal of the project is to improve traffic flow and safety on Maybank Highway and to provide adequate bicycle and pedestrian accommodations.

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.

Nighttime Lane Closures for Paving

Charleston County Government announces lane closures for paving over the next month for the completion of the additional westbound lane on Maybank Highway.

  • The lane closures may occur from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday – Friday and 7 p.m. to 8 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Flaggers will be directing traffic safely through the closures.
  • During this phase, drivers maybe experience traveling over uneven pavement.
  • Drivers traveling through the project’s construction zone should be aware of equipment and crews working in the area at all times.

The goal of the project is to improve traffic flow and safety on Maybank Highway and to provide adequate bicycle and pedestrian accommodations. The project will be substantially complete by mid-September 2018.

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. 

New Traffic Pattern Begins Tuesday Night, May 1

Charleston County Government announces a new traffic pattern for the safe installation of curb and gutter and paving work beginning Tuesday night, May 1.  All work is weather permitting. 

  • Construction barrels and lane shift signs will be utilized on the bridge over the Stono River to transition motorists from James Island to Johns Island.
  • Temporary striping will be installed on the asphalt in lieu of barrels for the lane shift.  
  • The new pattern will remain in effect until the top layer of asphalt is installed this summer.  
  • Drivers traveling through the project’s construction zone should be aware of equipment and crews working in the area at all times. 
  • During this phase, drivers may experience traveling over uneven pavement and some delays in your daily commute.

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 done 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.
 

Nighttime Lane Closures & Traffic Shifts Continue through Mid-May

Charleston County Government announces lanes closures and traffic shifts for paving and curb and gutter work will continue through mid-May. All work is weather permitting. 

  • The lane closures will occur from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday – Friday and 7 p.m. to 8 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. 
  • Flaggers will be directing traffic safely through the closures.   
  • Drivers traveling through the project’s construction zone should be aware of equipment and crews working in the area at all times. 
  • During this phase, drivers maybe experience traveling over uneven pavement.

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 public will see a lot of change on Maybank Highway during the next month.
 
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 done 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.
 

March/April Nighttime Lane Closures

Charleston County Government announces lanes closures and traffic shifts for paving, and curb and gutter work beginning Sunday, March 18 for Phase 2 of Maybank Highway Improvements Project. The lane closures and shifts are scheduled to continue through mid-April. All work is weather permitting. 

•    The lane closures will occur from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday – Friday and 7 p.m. to 8 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. 
•    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
•    During this phase, drivers are also asked to be aware of uneven pavement.

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 public will see a lot of change on Maybank Highway over the next month.

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.
 

February Nighttime Lane Closures & Traffic Shifts

Charleston County Government announces nighttime lane closures and traffic shifts during the month of February for paving, curb and gutter work. This work is part of Phase 2 of Maybank Highway Improvements Project. All work is weather permitting. 

  • The lane closures will occur between the hours of 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday – Friday and 7 p.m. to 8 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. 
  • Flaggers will be directing traffic 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 
  • Drivers should expect uneven pavement.

This phase of the project includes repaving the existing lanes 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 public will see a lot of changes to Maybank Highway over the next month.

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.
 

January 21-25 Nighttime Lane Closures

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.
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November 8 Night Work to Smooth Asphalt Causing Bump

We are aware of the traffic slow down due to the plates installed Monday night, November 6, for the new stormwater pipes. On Tuesday night, November 7, the contractor worked to smooth out the asphalt near the plates to ease the bump that is slowing traffic. Crews are scheduled to pave the crossings and remove the plates tonight, November 8. Please keep in mind all work is weather permitting.

November 5-17 Nighttime Lane Closures

Charleston County Government announces nighttime lanes closures for storm pipe installation and grading from Sunday, November 5 through Friday, November 17 for Phase 2 of Maybank Highway Improvements Project. All work is weather permitting. 

  • The lane closures will occur during nighttime between the hours of 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday – Friday and 7 p.m. to 8 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. 
  • 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. 

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 https://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.

Oct. 22 - Nov. 3 Nighttime Lane Closures

Charleston County Government announces lanes closures for storm pipe installation from Sunday, October 22 through Friday, November 3 for Phase 2 of Maybank Highway Improvements Project. All work is weather permitting. 

  • The lane closures will occur during nighttime between the hours of 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday – Friday and 7 p.m. to 8 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. 
  • 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 

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.

September 19: Lane Shift & Speed Reduction Begins

Charleston County Government announces a lane shift will begin on Maybank Highway starting Tuesday, September 19. In addition to the lane shift, the speed limit will be reduced to 35 mph for the safety of crews working in the area. Crews will be working in the drainage ditch areas for phase 2 of the Maybank Highway Improvements Project. All work is weather permitting. 

Eastbound traffic coming from Johns Island to James Island will be shifted into the available left-hand turn lane only into Fenwick Hall.

  • The lane shift will occur during the day between 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday – Friday. 
  • Drivers traveling through the project’s construction zone are asked to be aware of equipment and crews working in the area at all times.
  • This lane shift is expected to be in place for the next two weeks.

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
 

Nighttime Lane Closures Extended Through August 6

Due to the recent rain activity, Charleston County Government announces an extension of lanes closures for clearing activities through Sunday August 6 for Phase 2 of Maybank Highway Improvements Project. All work is weather permitting. 

•    Traffic may be stopped in both directions of travel periodically for a short period of time for safety when larger limbs are being removed. 
•    The lane closures will occur during nighttime between the hours of 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday – Friday and 7 p.m. to 8 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. 
•    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 

In addition to the lane closure, the speed limit will be reduced to 35 mph in advance of the project limits to slow motorists down for the safety of workers.

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.

Nighttime Lane Closures and Speed Limit Reduction

Charleston County Government announces lanes closures for clearing activities from Sunday, July 16 through Sunday July 30 for Phase 2 of Maybank Highway Improvements Project. All work is weather permitting. 

•    Traffic may be stopped in both directions of travel periodically for a short period of time for safety when larger limbs are being removed. 
•    The lane closures will occur during nighttime between the hours of 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday – Friday and 7 p.m. to 8 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. 
•    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 

In addition to the lane closure, the speed limit will be reduced to 35 mph in advance of the project limits to slow motorists down for the safety of workers.

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.

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Work to begin on next phase of widening of Maybank Highway

by Brenda Rindge at The Post & Courier

The next phase of construction for the Maybank Highway Improvements Project will start Monday. 

This phase includes the continuation of a lane from the Paul J. Gelegotis Bridge to the existing right turn lane at the intersection of River Road.

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