Drive Time Alert: Work continues for Harbor View Road Improvements project

CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC — Charleston County Government announces that a daytime traffic shift will start on Tuesday, November 10 and will continue through Wednesday, November 18.  Utility crews will be working on Harbor View Road near Affirmation Boulevard to relocate SCE&G gas lines for the Harbor View Road Improvements project. All work is weather permitting.

Nov. 10 – Nov. 18

Daytime Traffic Shift on Harbor View Road

  • Daytime traffic shift near Affirmation Boulevard.
  • Traffic shift will eliminate the center turn lane near Affirmation Boulevard.
  • Motorist will be able to travel in both directions on Harbor View Road during the traffic shift.
  • The traffic shift will be active until all work is complete by SCE&G.
  • At no time will the entire roadway be blocked to traffic.

 Lane Closure on Affirmation Boulevard

  • During the traffic shift there will be intermittent lane closures on Affirmation Boulevard.
  • Lane closures are only permitted between the hours of 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday and anytime on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Flaggers will direct traffic at the intersection at Affirmation Boulevard during lane closures.
  • Motorist will be able to travel in both directions on Affirmation Boulevard via a lane closure.
  • At no time will the entire roadway be blocked to traffic.

The purpose of the Harbor View Road Improvements project is to improve traffic flow and safety on Harbor View Road and to provide adequate bicycle and pedestrian facilities. The scheduled completion of the project is expected in fall 2016.

The project will include the addition of a center two-way left turn lane between North Shore Drive and Affirmation Boulevard, the addition of right turn lanes at major intersections, the addition of traffic signals at Fort Sumter Drive and Mikell Drive, the construction of a roundabout at the intersection of Harbor View Road and Fort Johnson Road and the addition of pedestrian and bicycle facilities.

 

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