Tree cleanup affecting traffic on I-26, I-95 from Columbia to coast this weekend

From staff reportsFebruary 22, 2014 

Interstate 26 in Dorchester County has a lot of downed trees from the ice storm. SCDOT crews are working to remove debris from the highways and will haul the debris away from the shoulders this weekend after the roadways are cleared.

SCDOT — Rob Thompson

Workers from the S.C. Department of Transportation are cleaning up tree debris from last week’s ice storm this weekend on interstates between Columbia and the coast.

DOT contract crews will begin debris clearing and removal operations Saturday along I-95, according to DOT’s Bob Kudelka.

Crews will begin at the I-26 interchange and work in both directions along I-95. Lane closures will be necessary for the safety of the motoring public as well as the contractor crews, Kudelka said. Law enforcement will be on the scene.

Monday, DOT contract crews are scheduled to begin debris clearing and removal operations along I-26. Crews will begin at the I-95 interchange and work in both directions along I-26. Lane closures will be necessary, and law enforcement will be involved.


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