The following summary update on the state of the transportation system since the Oct. 4 floods was released Sunday in a statement from S.C. Department of Transportation (SCDOT) Acting Secretary Christy Hall.
A complete copy is available at http://www.scdot.org
▪ State road closures are down to 129 (Oct. 25) from a peak of 541 (Oct. 5) – a 76 percent decrease.
▪ Of the 93 road closures statewide, 53 are in Richland County, 11 in Lexington County.
▪ More than 425 SCDOT highway workers, about 67 crews, are staffing the recovery effort.
▪ 15 debris collection trucks and trailers are operating. More than 36,000 cubic yards of debris collected total.
▪ There have been more than 3.5 million visits to the S.C. DOT Road Conditions web page since the floods.
▪ All Interstate highways are open.
▪ 12 primary routes remain closed statewide.
▪ The majority of the current closures are on the state’s Secondary System.