Here is a York County ( in the area of Fort Mill and Tega Cay) road improvement update from Michael Johnson : York County Councilman District 1 from his Jan 21st 2015 newsletter.
SC Highway 160/Gold Hill (SCDOT Project) – $8,599,525
Will create two (2) dedicated left turn lanes in each direction and widen intersection The project was put to bid in November but bids were rejected by SCDOT due to being too high. New pre-bid meeting to be held February 17 and bid process to begin March 2015.
Anticipate construction to begin Spring 2015, Completion Summer 2016.
Hubert Graham Parkway (Pennies for Progress 2 Project) – $7,431,618
Will create an alternate way to Hwy 160 closer to entrance of Tega Cay Right of Way acquisition 50% complete.
Anticipate construction to begin Spring 2015, Completion late 2016.
SC Highway 160/Zoar Road (Pennies for Progress 3 Project) – $6,885,581
Will create left turn lane on to Zoar Road and four (4) lanes to NC line 30% Plans submitted to SCDOT in November 2014. Right of Way acquisition to begin 2015.
Anticipate construction to begin Summer 2016, Completion Summer 2018.
Gold Hill/I-77 (SCDOT Project) – $12,449,811
Will create a diverging diamond interchange to improve traffic flow. For a better understanding of this type of interchange click here. Awaiting Federal DOT approval, 30% Plans nearly complete .
Anticipate construction to begin Fall 2016, Completion Summer 2018.
US Highway 21/SC Highway 51 (Pennies for Progress 3 Project) – $22,425,371
Will 5-lane Hwy 21 and Hwy 51 from Springfield Parkway intersection to NC border 30% Plans submitted to SCDOT, responses received back in December 2014. Right of Way acquisition planned for 2015-2016.
Anticipate construction to begin 2017, Completion 2019.
Read the rest of Michael’s Newsletter Click Here