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2:44 am on Thursday May 31, 2012

Traffic to once again flow on all 6 Crosstown lanes

Image by Flickr user flying whiteCrews worked through the weekend to finish as many of the final details as possible along the center median of the Crosstown's drainage upgrades and in spite of the recent weather, the City of Charleston anticipates...
5:17 pm on Thursday February 9, 2012

Crosstown drainage work begins (update: project receives $88 million for completion)

Image by Flickr user martinhowardUpdate February 9: Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr. announced this evening that the South Carolina State Infrastructure Bank voted unanimously today to provide $88 million which will enable the completion of the Septima...
3:10 am on Friday November 18, 2011

5 steps and 9 years to end flooding on the Crosstown (Update: Funding to flow?)

Image by City of Charleston The city wants to end flooding like this on the Crosstown, only problem is the pumps needed aren't cheap nor small. First reporting September 9, updates at the bottom. As work continues on the first phase of flooding...
7:55 am on Wednesday February 17, 2010

Stimulus funds fall short for Charleston's drainage plan

The City of Charleston’s hope to receive enough money through a federal stimulus fund to pay for a massive overhaul to downtown drainage system came up short this morning. Instead of the $146.3 million requested from the U.S. Department of...