The Project list contains upcoming, in construction and completed projects paid for by the Penny Tax.
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Columbia Mall Greenway
The proposed project is a greenway which bypasses the congested areas around Columbia Mall, beginning at Trenholm Road North of O’Neil Ct. to Trenholm Road South of Dent Middle School.
Commerce Drive Improvements
The project for re-alignment of the roads awaits runway expansion approvel by FAA.
Crane Creek Greenway
Expected Completion: 08/01/2024
Project scope is to design a recreational greenway from the canal headgates extending north along the west side of the Broad River across Smith Branch, then turn toward the edge of Broad River and continue north along the rivers edge crossing over Crane Creek and terminating before I-20. Design a bridge across Smith Branch to carry City of Columbia specified vehicles and pedestrian crossing over Crane Creek.
Crane Creek NIP
The scope of this project was determined in Phase 1 (concept phase) and was selected directly from the approved Richland County Neighborhood Master Plan and refined based public and stakeholder input and available funding. The project will be further broken down into two phases. Phase 2 will include (1) new sidewalk and streetscape improvements along Blue Ridge Terrace, Heyward Brockington Road, and Crane Church Road; and (2) streetscape improvements along Monticello Road. Phase 3 will include new sidewalks along Dakota Drive, Seagull Lane, Roberson Street, and Lincolnshire North Drive.
Expected Completion: 10/01/2025
The scope of the proposed neighborhood improvement project was determined in Phase 1 (concept phase) of this project. The project scope was selected directly from the approved Richland County Neighborhood Master Plan and refined based on public and stakeholder input and available funding. The project will be further broken down into two phases. Phase 2 will include design and plan development for Brookfield Sidewalk, Faraway Sidewalk and the Chatsworth Pedestrian Connector. Phase 3 will include Decker Blvd Streetscape improvements including intersection improvements along Decker Blvd.
Dirt Road Package M
Expected Completion: 07/01/2023
Dirt Road Paving Package “M” covers the paving of four Richland County dirt roads.
- Bow String Road
- Maggie Hipp Road
- Rosa Dowdy Road
- Tall Oaks Drive
Dirt Road Package N
Expected Completion: 11/01/2023
Dirt Road Paving Package “N” covers the paving of three Richland County dirt roads.
- Cornell Adams Run
- Summer Haven Drive
- Vallenga Drive
Garners Ferry/Harmon Intersection
Expected Completion: 12/08/2023
The proposed scope recommends that Garners Ferry Road be widened to provide a dedicated right turn lane onto Harmon Road. It is also proposed to provide widening along Harmon Road to provide turn lanes. No modifications to Horrell Hill Road are proposed with this project. A new traffic signal is to be installed with the proposed project.
Gills Creek Greenway
Expected Completion: 12/01/2026
The scope of this project was identified in Phase 1 (concept phase) of this project, and was based on public and stakeholder input, impact studies, and costs. Phase 2 scope includes approximately two thousand five hundred (2,500) linear feet of a greenway and trail with boardwalks and supporting facilities that extend along Gills Creek from S-2205 (Beecliff Drive) to S-407 (Mikell Lane).