S-106 (Clearmont Rd.) over Colonels Fork Creek Bridge Replacement

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Welcome to the Online Meeting for the S-106 Bridge Replacement over Colonels Fork Creek!

February 15, 2024 through March 15, 2024

The purpose of this online meeting is to provide an opportunity for you to:

  • review the proposed project design
  • comment on the project

View the meeting materials here on the project webpage and review and/or comment on the proposed design. The official comment period is February 15, 2024 through March 15, 2024.

Documents available for download:

We want to hear from you!

You may provide your comments in multiple ways:

  1. Provide comments online:
  2. Email your comments to the following email address: BrownWT@scdot.org

Please submit your comments by March 15, 2024, for inclusion in the project record. All written comments received within the comment period will be evaluated, responded to, and included in the public record. All information provided will be published and is subject to disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act. (FOIA).

About the Project

SCDOT proposes to replace the bridge along S-106 (Clearmont Road) over Colonels Fork Creek in Oconee County, South Carolina. The existing bridge is structurally deficient and is in need of replacement.

It is anticipated that the proposed bridge will be constructed on or near existing alignment, currently SCDOT is analyzing to determine if this will be constructed off alignment or through the use of a close and detour as part of the NEPA process.

Purpose and Need

The purpose of this project is to replace the aging S-106 (Clearmont Road) bridge which was built in 1975. SCDOT continues to increase its emphasis on reducing the number of structurally deficient bridges across the state.

Clearmont Road (S-37-106) Detour Map

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Detour

SCDOT intends for the bridge to be closed to traffic during construction. The total detour length will be approximately 7.1 miles.

Detour Route for Southbound Traffic on Clearmont Road (S-37-106): Motorists traveling southbound on Clearmont Road (S-37-106) will be directed to take Mountain Road (S-37-135) to Plant Road (S-37-109), turn left onto Westminster Highway (SC-183), then back left onto West North Avenue (S-37-106), which turns into Clearmont Road (S-37-106).

Detour Route for Northbound Traffic on Clearmont Road (S-37-106): Motorists traveling northbound on Clearmont Road (S-37-106) will be directed to take West North Avenue (S-37-106) to Westminster Highway (SC-183). Turn right onto Westminster Highway (SC-183), then back right onto Plant Road (S-37-109). From Plant Road (S-37-109) motorists will turn right onto Mountain Road (S-37-135), then back right onto Clearmont Road (S-37-106).

Anticipated Schedule
Preliminary Engineering: Underway
Public Outreach: Spring 2024
Right of Way: Summer 2024
Construction: Winter 2025