SCDOT begins preparation for Hurricane’s impact

SCDOT has begun preparation activities for pending impacts anticipated by Hurricane Matthew. hurricaneCurrent forecasts predict that Hurricane Matthew will impact South Carolina later this week. SCDOT continues to closely monitor the forecast and adjust response plans as appropriate. SCDOT continues daily communication with other emergency service providers.

Engineering District 1 (Kershaw, Lee, Lexington, Richland and Sumter Counties)

District One is currently at normal operations. Plans are to begin 24/7 shift work Wednesday morning at 7 a.m. in the District Office, Lexington County, and Sumter County. Richland, Kershaw and Lee County are scheduled to begin 24/7 shift work at 7 a.m. on Friday. All counties are have made preparations for lane reversals on I-26 associated with the evacuation order issued by Governor Haley. Preparation has also been made to provide assistance to the coastal counties after the storm should it be needed.

Conditions: Conditions are normal throughout the District.

Staffing: All counties are currently on normal operations with plans to go to 24 hour shift work at 7:00 AM Wednesday morning.

Road Closures: No roads are closed at this time due to Hurricane Matthew.

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