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Future infrastructure projects: What tops Senator Davis's list

The recently-completed Bluffton Parkway flyover is "just a piece" of other major infrastructure projects on tap for the Lowcountry over the next decade-plus, Sen. Tom Davis told The Island Packet and The Beaufort Gazette on Aug. 30, 2016. The list, he said, includes a "long-term structural solution that will alleviate the bottleneck" at the intersection of Highway 21 and Sam's Point Road on Lady's Island, as well as getting infrastructure in place to accommodate the Jasper Port. But topping the agenda, Davis said, is work on the Hilton Head bridges, adding a lane from the island to Interstate 95, and extending Bluffton Parkway to the interstate.

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Sen. Tom Davis says these 4 infrastructure projects are top priorities

With the recent completion of the Bluffton Parkway flyover, Sen. Tom Davis is looking at a handful of future infrastructure projects. Among his top priories are repairing and widening the Hilton Head Island bridges, extending the Bluffton Parkway, adding lanes to U.S. 17 and connecting that roadway to the future Jasper Ocean Terminal, and improving traffic management in the Lady’s Island area.

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Future infrastructure projects: What tops Senator Davis's list

The recently-completed Bluffton Parkway flyover is "just a piece" of other major infrastructure projects on tap for the Lowcountry over the next decade-plus, Sen. Tom Davis told The Island Packet and The Beaufort Gazette on Aug. 30, 2016. The list, he said, includes a "long-term structural solution that will alleviate the bottleneck" at the intersection of Highway 21 and Sam's Point Road on Lady's Island, as well as getting infrastructure in place to accommodate the Jasper Port. But topping the agenda, Davis said, is work on the Hilton Head bridges, adding a lane from the island to Interstate 95, and extending Bluffton Parkway to the interstate.
Lucas High lhigh@islandpacket.com
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