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Steel Girders to be Set Over SC 707 for SC 31 Bridge

Conway, South Carolina – Steel girders for the SC31 Bridge will be set over SC 707 and is anticipated to take two weeks to complete. The project will begin on Tuesday, May 10, from 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. and continuing the same hours through Thursday, May 12, weather permitting, and again on Sunday, May 15, from 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. and continuing the same hours through, May 19, weather permitting.

During this time period, motorists will encounter periodic closures of SC707 (both lanes) where the bridge is being erected near Moss Creek Road. (See map.) These closures will occur in 20 minute increments. Motorists are encouraged to use US Highway 17 Bypass as an alternative route. 

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Bridge Replacement to Take Place on Old Highway 90 Road

Conway, South Carolina – Beginning tomorrow, work will begin to replace an existing bridge structure. This work is part of the Riding on a Penny sales tax program and will include paving 11,000 feet of the existing dirt road after the bridge work has been completed.

Individuals traveling along Old Highway 90 Road will experience temporary road closures around the area of the existing bridge until mid-August. Old Highway 90 Road will be closed to thru traffic; however the contractor will maintain access to all properties during construction to sustain the ingress/egress of traffic for property owners. Also Edge Road will be accessible from Old Reaves Ferry Road or the south entrance of Old Highway 90 Road and Highway 90.



Bridge Replacements on Old Highway 90 To Be Completed by December

Conway, South Carolina – Work began in August to replace two existing bridge structures on Old Highway 90 Road. This work is part of the Riding on a Penny sales tax program and will include paving 11,000 feet of the existing dirt road after the bridgework has been completed.

Individuals traveling along Old Highway 90 Road will experience temporary road closures around the areas of the existing bridges until December. Old Highway 90 Road will be closed to thru traffic; however the contractor will maintain access to all properties during construction to sustain the ingress/egress of traffic for property owners. 



Bridge Replacements To Take Place on Old Highway 90 Road

Conway, South Carolina – Beginning on August 11, work will begin to replace two existing bridge structures. This work is part of the Riding on a Penny sales tax program and will include paving 11,000 feet of the existing dirt road after the bridge-work has been completed.

Individuals traveling along Old Highway 90 Road will experience temporary road closures around the areas of the existing bridges from August 11 to October 6, 2014. Old Highway 90 Road will be closed to thru traffic; however the contractor will maintain access to all properties during construction to sustain the ingress/egress of traffic for property owners.



Steel Girders to be Set Over US 17 Bypass/SC 707 Intersection for the North Bound Bridge

Conway, South Carolina – Steel girders for the north bound bridge will be set over the US 17 Bypass/SC 707 and Farrow Parkway intersection starting on Monday, February 3, from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m. and continuing the same hours the evening of Tuesday, February 4, weather permitting.

During this time period, motorists will be able to travel north and south bound on US 17 Bypass, however no left turns will be allowed from US 17 Bypass at the intersection of SC 707 and Farrow Parkway. Motorists traveling on SC 707 and Farrow Parkway when approaching the intersection will not be allowed to travel through the intersection or make left turns. Only right turns will be allowed off of SC 707 and Farrow Parkway onto US 17 Bypass.

The recommended access for south bound US 17 Bypass and SC 707 wanting to go east on Farrow Parkway would be to use the US 17/SC 544 Interchange. The recommended access for north bound US 17 and Farrow Parkway wanting to go west on SC 707 would be to use the Fantasy Harbour/US 17 Interchange. The alternative detours/routes are placed on signage throughout the vicinity of the project.

Also there will be limited nighttime lane closures on a portion of the inside north bound lane on US Highway 17 Bypass from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Wednesday, February 5, and Thursday, February 6, from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Again this will reduce traffic down to one lane going north bound on a very small section of US Highway 17 Bypass near the construction project.


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