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Here's what those black tubes crossing Hilton Head's Roads are for

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Black rubber tubes have been stretched across Hilton Head's roads for the last week. We asked Town of Hilton Head Island traffic engineer Darrin Shoemaker what they are, and this is what he told us. Jay Karr Staff video
Black rubber tubes have been stretched across Hilton Head's roads for the last week. We asked Town of Hilton Head Island traffic engineer Darrin Shoemaker what they are, and this is what he told us. Jay Karr Staff video

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Areas along U.S. 278 in Bluffton are covered in trash. Who's responsible for clean-up?

Here's what those black tubes crossing Hilton Head's Roads are for 0:40

Here's what those black tubes crossing Hilton Head's Roads are for

Watch how US 278 will change if Hilton Head approves widening project 1:23

Watch how US 278 will change if Hilton Head approves widening project

Lowcountry brush fire rages along I-95 0:38

Lowcountry brush fire rages along I-95

Here's what a Hilton Head man thinks you should know about SC's 'move over' law 1:05

Here's what a Hilton Head man thinks you should know about SC's "move over" law

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See the path the SUV took before plowing through Bluffton apartment complex's gym

SUV plows through a Bluffton apartment’s fitness center 1:03

SUV plows through a Bluffton apartment’s fitness center

Wrecks bring I-95 to near standstill at GA-SC border 0:54

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