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7:44 am on Thursday October 3, 2013

A look below the City of Charleston

Charleston may have no subway, but more underground tunnels are being cored as the the multi-million dollar project to Market Street flooding continues.
1:05 am on Wednesday September 4, 2013

Work progressing on Market Street flooding, but it won't end until 2018

The second of three phases is expected to stretch until at least August 2014, and the biggest results in the Market Street drainage project likely won't be seen until all work is done, slated for 2018.
3:28 am on Friday June 21, 2013

Sick of Charleston rainstorm flooding?

Can't deal with the flooding that happens in downtown when a rainstorm meets the high tide — don't worry, it should all be fixed by 2020.
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...
1:01 pm on Thursday March 29, 2012

Port Royal's wetland deck, attraction nearly done

Town of Port Royal Port Royal's revamping of the Cypress Wetland deck (and drainage) is nearly complete and they showed it off with this photo on their Facebook page — have you checked it out yet? What do you think? 
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...
11:16 pm on Wednesday July 20, 2011

Study: El Nino season's likely to get even wetter in Charleston

Image by NOAA A new NOAA study found coastal areas along the East Coast could be more vulnerable to storm surges and sea level rise in future El Nino years.As Charleston continues to play catch-up with downtown flooding, the game seems to be...
10:22 am on Thursday April 14, 2011

Making a case to use I-526 funds for Boeing roads, rail, or other needed Charleston infastructure

Image by Flickr user Kyle MayUpdate April 14: The Charleston City Paper has filed a brief report and notes that the meeting to debate this idea kicks off at 4:15 today. Get the report's details here. First reporting: While the unpopular I-526 plan...
12:00 pm on Friday February 25, 2011

Work to progress on improving drainage along Septima Clark Parkway

Image by Flickr user Wayan VotaCharleston City Council approved a construction contract for an $11.3 million project that is a significant first step in addressing flooding problems on the Septima Clark Parkway (US Highway 17) in Charleston. US...