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Interstate work continues in Columbia while some areas reopen

COLUMBIA - State transportation department officials are opening a 6-mile stretch of Interstate 20 near Columbia after it was widened to three lanes in each direction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-26/interstate-work-set-columbia
SC interstate proving deadly

...Wednesday when her car ran into some trees beside the road. The victim was Rachel McBryde Kam-Johnson.The state Transportation Department wants to spend $5 million to cut trees in the median along 30 miles of the interstate and put up a cable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-08-29/sc-interstate-proving-deadly
South Carolina lawmakers meet to resolve budget differences

...kindergarten, school buses, infrastructure and state employee pay raises.They did agree Friday that the state Transportation Department should get local approval before cutting down trees along miles of Interstate 26 in the Lowcountry. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-07/south-carolina-lawmakers-meet
Vogtle evacuation plan updated

...Road and Georgia Highway 24.? Develop comprehensive regional evacuation plans and work with local and state transportation departments to suggest road infrastructure improvements.The plant is about 15 miles east of the city of Waynesboro...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-01-21/vogtle-evacuation-plan-update
Thousands in SC walk to school to mark special day

...educators and parents are ditching buses and cars to take part in International Walk to School Day.The state Transportation Department estimates that approximately 50,000 walkers from more than 100 schools are taking part in today's event...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-10-06/thousands-sc-walk-school-mar
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Across South Carolina

...Immunologix of Charleston, CreatiVasc Medical of Greenville and Poly-Med Inc. of Anderson.In other newsTHE STATE TRANSPORTATION Department is considering adding toll lanes on Interstate 526 to help reduce traffic congestion around the Charleston...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-11-06/across-south-carolina
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Across South Carolina

...South Carolina has implemented a new telephone system to provide road condition information to drivers.The state Transportation Department is providing SC511 Travel Information Service free.Coordinator Mike Bowman said the initial system is up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-12-22/across-south-carolina
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Charleston struggles to repair sidewalks

...to pay for injuries when people trip and fall.Charleston Public Service Director Laura Cabiness says the state Transportation Department is responsible for about 70 percent of downtown streets and the sidewalks that go with them.Mark Hunter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-05-08/charleston-struggles-repair-
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2 killed, SC bridge damaged

...the fire was put out.Fowler says he is working to identify the victims and notify the next of kin.The state Transportation Department says the bridge is closed until it can be repaired. Northbound traffic on I-85 near Gaffney is being rerouted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-05-22/2-killed-sc-bridge-damaged
Augusta area's Georgia side ranks above, South Carolina side below state averages for structurally sound bridges

...as the 1920s, and roads were more narrow back then. Old bridges are commonly only 10 feet wide, but the state Transportation Department prefers bridges to be 12 feet wide, with shoulder room as well."We have a systematic approach," Poore...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2011-10-19/augusta-areas-georgia-si