An 8-mile stretch of US 17 will be widened from two lanes to four betwee Gardens Corner in Beaufort County over the Combahee River to the four-lane roadway at Lightsey Plantation in Colleton County, according to the S.C. Department of Transportation website.
Completion of Segment 1 between Gardens Corner and the Combahee River is anticipated for Spring 2010. The design/build contract cost is $80 million, according to the website.
Completion of Segment 2A, between the Combahee River and the four-lane roadway at Lightsey Plantation, is anticipated for the Fall of 2010. The design/build contract cost for this segment is $20.4 million.