County News Release
January 13, 2012
Project area map:
Section of East Frontage Road Closes for Johnnie Dodds Boulevard Improvements
Charleston County Government announces the following traffic alert as part
Johnnie Dodds Boulevard Improvements Project
in Mount Pleasant:
A section of East Frontage Road will close at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 17 and
will remain closed for approximately three days.
The closure will occur on East Frontage Road in front of The Plaza at East
Traffic to The Plaza at East Cooper will have access at both driveways off
East Frontage Road.
Detour signs will advise drivers around the closure.
The work is necessary to construct a drainage structure.
The road will reopen early if crews finish ahead of the anticipated
three-day schedule. However, if the weather is poor or utility conflicts
arise, the road closure may exceed the expected three days. The public will
be notified if an extended closure is needed.
Drivers traveling through
the projectís construction zone are asked to be aware of equipment and crews
working in the area at all times. Alternative routes are recommended if
possible. The public is also asked to notice traffic control signs, reductions
in speed limit and message board information, and to note that all road work is
dependent on the weather.
goal of the project, which is expected to be completed in the spring of 2013, is
to improve the traffic flow in and out of Mount Pleasant, especially before and
after school and work hours. The project is funded by the
Charleston County Transportation Sales Tax
and managed by
Charleston County Governmentís
RoadWise Program, in close coordination with the
Town of Mount Pleasant
S.C. Department of Transportation.
public can get up-to-date project information, including construction status and
traffic alerts, online at