Roads Updates

SCDOT Public Hearing - Proposed Widening of I-26

A public hearing will be held on Tuesday, March 13th, 2018 from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at Chapin High School, 300 Columbia Ave, Chapin SC 29036.  Project details, including environmental documentation of the project’s effects, will be provided. Maps and conceptual drawings of the proposed improvements will be available, and citizens may ask questions and provide comments regarding the possible effects of the project. Property and business owners within or adjacent to the project area are urged to attend.  Project information, including meeting materials and comment forms, will also be available on the SCDOT website:

Columbia Avenue (S-48) Update (Jan. 2017)

There was a Public Hearing on January 17, 2017, at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church to review the preferred alternative routes for widening Columbia Avenue (S-48) and other improvements to the corridor to alleviate traffic congestion. Click here to see the information and diagrams that were presented, including a video demonstration of the diverging diamond interchange for the interstate.

September 29, 2016 Roads Meeting at Town Hall

Below are links for the video of the Sept. 29, 2016 meeting as well as copies of the PowerPoint presentations made by Lexington County and SCDOT officials.

Meeting video
Lexington County Public Works presentation
SC DOT presentation
SC DOT Public Hearings (Scroll to click on S-48 Corridor Improvement for recap of past meetings and information)
Columbia Avenue Update (May 2016)
Proposed Alternative Route Maps (May 2016)

Interstate 26 Widening Update

Click here to see the latest SCDOT information on expanding Interstate 26 from MM 101 to MM 85.