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Traffic Shift on New US 17/SC 707 Interchange to Begin Sunday

October 16, 2014

 

 

Conway, South Carolina – Contractors will begin shifting traffic on the southbound bridge of the new US17 Bypass/SC707 Interchange on Sunday, October 19 at 8 p.m. The complete traffic shift for the southbound bridge will take approximately three days to complete and will be finalized on Tuesday, October 21, at 6 a.m. Motorists can expect limited nighttime (8 p.m. to 6 a.m.) lane closures southbound on US17 Bypass on October 19 and 20.

The traffic shift for the northbound bridge will begin on Sunday, October 26, at 8 p.m. and will have a similar schedule as the southbound bridge. The complete traffic shift for the northbound bridge will take approximately three days to complete and is expected to be finalized on Tuesday, October 28, at 6 a.m., weather permitting. Motorist can expect limited nighttime (8 p.m. to 6 a.m.) lane closures northbound on US17 Bypass on October 26 & 27.

The entire project will be substantially completed in November 2014 and landscaping will continue into 2015.



US 17 Bypss/SC 707 Intersection To Be Closed Overnight October 8 and 9

Conway, South Carolina – Contractors will paint the underneath of the bridge structure requiring the temporary closure of the US 17 Bypass/SC 707 Intersection on Wednesday, October 8, and Thursday, October 9, from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m., 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. 



US Hwy 17 Bypass/SC 707 Intersection to be Closed Overnight on May 6

Conway, South Carolina – Contractors will install an overhang bracket, tighten all remaining bolts on the northbound bridge, and remove the wooden protective structure from the southbound bridge requiring the temporary closure of the US 17 Bypass/SC 707 Intersection on Tuesday, May 6, from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m., 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.


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.


Steel Girders to be Completed Over US 17 Bypass/SC 707 for the Southbound Bridge

Conway, South Carolina – Setting of the steel girders for the southbound bridge over the US 17 Bypass/SC 707 and Farrow Parkway intersection will be completed on Tuesday, January 7, from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m. and possibly continuing the same hours the evening of Wednesday, January 8.

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.

Once this work is complete the same operation and traffic patterns will be done when the steel girders are set for the northbound bridge, which will be announced at a later date.


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