Crime & Public Safety

Westbound flyover lanes closed part of today

The westbound side of the Bluffton flyover will be closed today, Aug. 17, as crews work to install a a guard rail.

The closure will begin at 7 a.m. and end at 3 p.m., according to Joan Sturgill of the R.R. Dawson Bridge Company.

Drivers should take an alternative route during those hours.

The Bluffton Parkway Flyover, which opened on Friday, July 15, 2016, received its first test in the form of the weekly Saturday afternoon onslaught of tourist traffic heading toward Hilton Head. At first blush, the road seemed to be doing pretty w

We give the just-opened Bluffton Parkway flyover an eastbound test drive on Saturday morning, July 16, 2016.

During Friday's ribbon-cutting ceremony atop the Bluffton Parkway flyover, Beaufort County traffic and transportation engineer Colin Kinton addressed one of the main concerns many have about the just-completed $45 million project: merging off the

A symbolic opening to the long-awaited Bluffton Parkway flyover was held Friday afternoon, July 15, 2016, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the top of the structure. The $45 million flyover - linking Bluffton Parkway to Highway 278 and the bridges