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DHEC issues notice to move forward International Drive project

(WMBF) - The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental issued a decision to certify the International Drive project and allow the road to extend to Highway 90, per environmental conditions.

The staff of the Bureau of Water determined that there is a reasonable assurance that the proposed project will be conducted consistently with the Coastal Zone Management, according to a DHEC notice issued June 25.

Community members are awaiting a paved, and widened road to expand to Highway 90, and alleviate traffic on US-501.

In June, supporters of a petition pushed for the paving to begin.

Petitioner pushes for International Drive paving

The final State Certification will be issued if a Request for Review (RFR) conference is not granted by our agency. The opportunity to submit an RFR ends July 9.

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