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Columbia, S.C. (December 8, 2023) — The South Carolina Department of Transportation seeks public comment on the action to amend the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program to include the preliminary engineering, right of way, and construction phases of work for two bridge replacement projects in Cherokee and Dorchester Counties. SCDOT will receive public comment for a 21-day period from December 8, 2023 through December 29, 2023 .

The proposed project in Cherokee County is the replacement of the bridge along S-59 over Thicketty Creek (formerly Swafford Creek) – $3,850,000. The proposed project in Dorchester County is the replacement of the bridge on S-56 Horseford Road over Four Hole Swamp – $11,200,000. Both projects are being proposed to replace these bridges that are currently closed due to structural deficiencies.

To assist those who do not have internet access, a printed copy of this press release and any supporting information is available for public review and comment at any of the South Carolina Department of Transportation District Offices and the South Carolina Carolina Council of Government Offices

SCDOT has selected these projects in consideration of established priorities as required by federal laws or regulations and in accordance with the S.C. Code of Laws, Section 57-1-370 and the Agency’s 10-Year Plan.

Documents for Review:

Comments will be accepted until the close of business on December 29, 2023

Comments can be submitted in the following ways:

  • Mailed to:
    Syrees Gillens Oliver
    Public Involvement Director
    SC Department of Transportation
    Post Office Box 191
    955 Park Street
    Columbia, SC 29202-0191
  • Emailed to: scdotpubliccomment@scdot.org
  • Submit comments online by selecting the Comment Form Button below and filling out a brief form: Comment Form



A copy of this press release, along with a copy of the funding distribution plan, is available for public review and online comments through December 29th, 2023.

A hardcopy is available for review at:

5790 Casper Padgett Way
North Charleston, 29406