Statewide Summary – Steady progress continues with 24 more roads opened yesterday, and 9 more bridges. SCDOT Maintenance Crews recovery efforts will persist with 7 day weeks and 12 hour shifts. 40 roads are under contract for repairs.
SCDOT (construction group) and FHWA damage assessment teams continue to work to expedite contract repairs in accordance to FEMA requirements.
SC 51 and S-22-179 crossing at Black River in Georgetown County will be open before noon today.
Fifteen (15) counties have been assigned a SCDOT debris removal contractor. Five (5) counties have produced enough debris for activating operations for removal of construction and demolition debris.
The counties where contractors are working are:
296 Crews are working on recovery operations
78 Crews deployed from Home Counties to recovery work projects
2092 Maintenance Employees Actively Working 12 hour shifts
227 Roads Closed Due to Weather Event (See attached list and map). This number includes 64 bridge closures.
There were 251 road and bridge closures yesterday.