MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Wednesday, August 11, 2021) – Berkeley County joined state and community leaders on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 to break ground on the Henry E. Brown Jr. Boulevard Phase 2 Improvements Project. See photo attached.
This project consists of improvements to approximately four miles of Henry E. Brown Jr. Boulevard, from Liberty Hall Road to U.S. 52. See map attached. The project will increase capacity, improve safety, and provide bicycle and pedestrian accommodations. The roadway will be widened from a two-lane section to three-lane section that includes a multi-use path, raised landscaped medians, painted medians, and dedicated left turn lanes at key intersections within the project limits. Montague Plantation Road will be widened from a two-lane section to a four-lane section with a multi-use path and sidewalk. Additionally, the project will include major improvements to the intersection at U.S. 52, Montague Plantation Road, and Old Mount Holly Road.
On June 28, Berkeley County Council awarded the construction contract to J.R. Wilson Company for approximately $23 million. Seamon Whiteside designed the project; Infrastructure, Consulting and Engineering (ICE) will be providing project management and inspection. The project is expected to take three years to complete and will start with clearing the new road right-of-way, the installation of erosion control devices, and utility relocations. The public is urged to drive with caution throughout the duration of the project.
This improvement project is funded from the 2008 and 2014 One-Cent Sales Tax Referendums. Bids for the project were received on June 16, 2021.
For construction updates, visit www.BuildingBerkeley.com.
-Prepared by the Berkeley County Public Information Office-