Lane closures scheduled for SCDOT Volvo Interchange Project

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DORCHESTER COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – Conti Enterprises, Inc., in conjunction with the South Carolina Department of Transportation announces the following lane closures on I-26 eastbound from between the Highway 27/Ridgeville Exit and the Jedburg Road Exit for girders to be installed across the eastbound lanes of the interstate, according to Public Information Officer Tiffany Norton.

•    6:00 PM on Monday, August 27th to 8:00 AM on Tuesday, August 28th 
•    6:00 PM on Tuesday, August 28th to 7:00 AM on Wednesday, August 29th
•    7:00 PM on Wednesday, August 29th to 7:00 AM on Thursday, August 30th 
•    7:00 PM on Thursday, August 30th to 6:00 AM on Friday, August 31st 

In addition to the lane closures noted above, on Monday, August 27, and Wednesday, August 29, the South Carolina Highway Patrol will be slowly pacing traffic through the work zone as the girders are being installed across the eastbound lanes of the interstate, Norton added.

Officials state that drivers may experience up to 20 minutes of wait time for placement of each girder. The South Carolina Highway Patrol will clear traffic between each girder placement operation.

One lane of traffic will remain open, except during pacing operations. All scheduled times are approximate and dependent on the weather. 

Drivers traveling near the construction zones are asked to be aware of equipment and crews, new and changing traffic patterns, and to comply with traffic control signs, reductions in speed limits, and message board information, according to the news release. 

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