State reveals how it will spend stimulus road dollars at local level

Image by Flickr user lamazone Image by 20090223-road-work.jpg Coming to a highway near you.

The South Carolina Department of Transportation has decided how it will spend $200 million of the $463 million available to the agency.

Read more stories on this subject in our stimulus package topic page.Half of the money goes to highway resurfacing and repair, a quarter to Interstate maintenance, $37.5 million to bridges, and $12.5 million to safety improvements.

But, more specifically, the tri-country area will get nearly $7 million for road repairs, and stands to get repairs to I-26, pavement remarking on I-526, and a new bridge on Brickyard Road on Johns Island.

You can browse an overview of the projects in the embedded map bellow.

For more details than you can throw a stick at, head over to SC DOT's "Economic Stimulus Plan" page, and this press release.

The agency is promising more specific project details "soon."

There's zoom controls in the top-right of the map widget.