Railroad Avenue Extension & Intersection Improvements



Type of Project

Road construction

Construction Start
(or estimated start)

Anticpated September 2019 Construction Letting

Estimated Completion


Estimated Project Budget

$14.5 million

Managing Agency


Funding Source(s)

Penny Sales Tax and Federal Funding

Project Description

This project consists of extending Railroad Avenue on new location parallel to the existing CSX railroad tracks from Railroad Avenue to Eagle Landing Trail, a distance of approximately 1 mile. Also included are intersection improvements at Mabeline Road.

Project Status

The project is currently in the pre-construction/preliminary design phase. Extensive coordination between SCDOT, CSX Railroad, and the U.S. Army Corps. of Engineers is ongoing. A conceptual agreement with CSX has been reached and redesign based on that is underway. A permit application was submitted to the U.S. Army Corps. of Engineers in May 2017. Additional right of way is required for the project, which is in progress. Prelim bridge plans will be resubmitted to CSX for review May 2018.

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