Meeting to discuss I-85 in South Carolina

| July 21, 2010

Drivers are invited to comment on reducing congestion on I-85 between Greenville and Spartanburg in South Carolina.

The South Carolina Department of Transportation has scheduled a public meeting for 5 p.m. July 29 to help shape the future of the corridor. The meeting will be at the Michelin North America Plant, 1 Parkway South, in Greenville.

At 5:30 p.m., officials will present findings from the I-85 Corridor Analysis Project and on progress being made. Officials began studying the corridor in March and plan to identify solutions by spring 2011.

SCDOT representatives will be available to answer questions about the analysis or possible solutions. Officials will schedule additional public meetings to share results of the sessions and when the study is complete.

Comments may be made through Aug. 13. For online comments go to www.dot.state.sc.us/inside/I-85/public_info.shtml and click on “public comment form.” Comments also may be made to: Michael A. Dennis, SCDOT Statewide Applications Engineer, P.O. Box 191, Columbia, SC 29202-0191. Calls may be made to (803) 737-1444 or email to DennisMA@scdot.org.