Road Maintenance & Repair
The Roads & Bridges Department maintains and repairs roads which have been accepted by Berkeley County for maintenance. Unpaved roads are graded on a continuing basis with rocking, culvert repairs, roadside vegetation control, and stabilization performed as needed. This includes over 219 miles of roads divided into four (4) zones. Maintenance and repair is also performed on over 295 miles of paved roads.
The Department maintains most of the overall drainage system in Berkeley County, including major channels in the rural areas and piped and open ditch systems in subdivisions and municipalities.
The Department also provides Pollution Prevention/Good Housekeeping efforts to meet County Stormwater MS4 permit requirements.
Boat Landing Inspection & Maintenance
The Department inspects, maintains, and repairs facilities at the following boat landings:
- Bushy Park (Cooper River & Back River)
- Durham Creek
- Quenby Creek (Ralph Hamer Landing)
- Wadboo Creek (Dennis Landing)
- Spiers Landing (Lake Marion)
- Fred Day Landing (Lake Moultrie)
As time and resources permit, the Department undertakes special projects which upgrade and improve existing facilities. These projects may include road widening, drainage channel improvements, herbicide spraying, stream bank stabilization, or recreation projects.
MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Thursday, August 31, 2023) – Berkeley County Government is encouraging any resident or business that sustained storm damage from Idalia to report it online HERE or via the Citizen Call Line at 843-719-4800 and leave a…
MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Wednesday, August 30, 2023) – As Idalia approaches, Berkeley County remains under a Tropical Storm Warning, which means Tropical Storm force winds are possible within the next 36 hours,…
MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Tuesday, August 29, 2023) – Berkeley County Emergency Management officials and leaders are continuing to monitor Hurricane Idalia, set to make landfall early Wednesday as a category 3 storm…
MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Monday, August 28, 2023) – Berkeley County Emergency Management officials and leaders are currently monitoring Tropical Storm Idalia. National weather experts are predicting the storm will become a major…
MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Friday, August 4, 2023) – Multiple roadway resurfacing and dirt-to-pave projects are scheduled to begin across Berkeley County this month. Starting Monday, August 7, 2023, a total of 17…