James Island Intersection & Bike/Pedestrian Improvements
CENTRAL PARK ROAD AND RIVERLAND DRIVE INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS
Funded through the 2016 Half-Cent Sales Tax
To improve safety at the intersection
of Central Park Road and
Riverland Drive Intersection
March 13, 2018
Contract for engineering and design services executed.
June through August 2018
Conducted a land survey and tree assessments to develop possible design alternatives.
September 26, 2018
Presented design alternatives at a stakeholder meeting.
October 24, 2018
A public meeting took place to present three possible design alternatives. Click here to learn
more about the alternatives and to view a summary of the public comment period.
March 13, 2019
Charleston County Council and the Transportation Development Department held a Public
Comment Meeting. Click here to learn more about this meeting.
March 26, 2019
County Council directed Transportation Development staff to take both Alternatives 1 and 3
design plans to a 30% level of completion. At the time of this meeting, conceptual plans were
only at approximately 10% level of completion. While taking the designs to 30%, staff had time
to coordinate with South Carolina Department of Transportation, utility companies providing
services within the project area, and the County’s Zoning and Planning Department. With a
more complete design, and coordination with the previously listed entities, staff had a better
understanding of current project unknowns. Identifying these unknowns better defined the
project’s footprint and associated impacts to the property owners for both alternatives.
October 15, 2019 & November 21, 2019
At a Council Finance Committee meeting in October, staff provided Council with the
differences between the conceptual design plans and 30% design plans. Click here to view
the presentation. At the same meeting, Council deferred staff's recommendation 90 days
while the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) reviews design Alternatives
1 and 3. The same action item went back to Council at a Finance Committee meeting in
November, and Council deferred staff's recommendation 90 days so that the SCDOT could
review a new design alternative.