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S.C. DOT to host meeting on proposed widening of I-26

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A public information meeting about S.C. Department of Transportation plans to widen Interstate 26 in the Chapin area will be held Tuesday at Chapin High School.

The proposed widening would be for approximately 16 miles and would extend from approximately 1.6 miles west of the S.C. 202 (Exit 85) interchange to approximately 0.4 miles west of the U.S. 176 (Exit 101) interchange in Lexington, Richland and Newberry counties. For map of project, click here.

The meeting will be from 5 to 7 p.m. at the high school, 300 Columbia Ave. The meeting will have a drop-in format with displays for viewing, informational handouts and comment forms.

Project information, including meeting materials and comment forms, will also be available on the S.C. DOT website.

Proposed road improvements would include increasing interstate capacity, improving interchanges and exit ramps, and replacing overpass bridges, according to a S.C. DOT news release. 

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