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Official Sunset Sidewalk Project Slated to Begin

Driving the winding, wooded portion of Columbia’s Sunset Drive between Elmhurst Road and River Drive can make you feel like you’re suddenly driving through a scenic byway in the foothills. […]
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Richland County, Transportation Penny Advisory Committee to Present the State of the Penny Address

Richland County will bring together the County’s Transportation Penny Advisory Committee (TPAC), the S.C. Department of Transportation (SCDOT) and The Comet for a joint 2023 State of the Penny Address. […]
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Richland County to Begin Alpine Road Sidewalk and Road Resurfacing Project

Richland County will announce plans to begin an extensive $4.3 million Transportation Penny project to build a sidewalk along Alpine Road that will connect S.C. Highway 12 (Percival Road) with […]
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Intersection Redesign at Percival, Screaming Eagle Roads Completed Ahead of Schedule, Under Budget

(Richland PIO) – Richland County has finished construction of a redesigned intersection at Percival and Screaming Eagle roads in Northeast Richland. The project, which began construction in October 2022, was […]
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Richland County to Host Community Drop-in on Pineview Road Widening

(Richland PIO) – An upcoming informational drop-in meeting will update Richland County residents on planned upgrades to Pineview Road, south of Columbia. By widening parts of Pineview between Shop and […]
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Richland County’s North Main Street Widening Set for Ribbon Cutting

(Richland PIO) – Richland County will soon open a 1.7-mile stretch of North Main Street, the culmination of a multi-phase Penny project. Construction on the project extends from Anthony Avenue […]
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Richland County to Begin Project to Widen Blythewood Road

(Richland PIO) – Richland County is set to announce plans to upgrade and widen Blythewood Road as part of a $15.6 million Penny project to boost road safety in Northeast […]
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Richland County to Begin Enhancements at Bull Street, Elmwood Avenue

(Richland PIO) – Richland County will soon unveil plans for upcoming improvements at a busy downtown intersection, boosting safety for drivers and pedestrians and shifting a major Penny program project […]
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Concrete Progress: Improvements to North Main Intersection Resume

(Richland PIO) – The County is finishing upgrades to the intersection of North Main Street and Monticello Road, as a revitalization project on North Main begins its final phase. Last […]
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Upgrades Coming to Garners Ferry Intersection in Lower Richland

(Richland PIO) – Drivers who use Garners Ferry and Harmon roads in Lower Richland should allow more time for daytime trips over the next several months, as Richland County works […]
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Concrete Progress: Richland County Taking Feedback on Bluff Road Plans

(Richland PIO) – County residents will soon get the chance to learn about and weigh in on planned improvements for a two-mile stretch of Bluff Road. A public drop-in meeting […]
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Drop-in Event to Highlight Transportation Projects, Resources in County

(Richland PIO) – An upcoming event by the County’s Neighborhood Improvement Program (NIP) aims to get residents up to speed on transportation projects and resources available in the community. “Maintaining […]
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