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Old 11-29-2008, 09:29 AM
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Does anyone know whats going on with the Fort Mill Southern bypass ?
It looks like they have surveyed again along Whites road, Dobys Bridge, and Banks road, with red tape on trees and stakes going off into the woods.
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Old 12-02-2008, 01:01 PM
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There is a bypass for Fort Mill? Interesting!
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Old 12-03-2008, 07:53 AM
Location: Charlotte
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According to this construction will start next year.

Beginning of Project: At the Fort Mill Parkway near its’ intersection with Brickyard Road and Banks Street

End of Project: At the Springfield Parkway (Fort Mill Northern Bypass) near its’ intersection with SC Hwy 160
Project Details

Planned Improvement: New two-lane alignment
Length of Project: 3.9 miles
Estimated Cost: $15.2 million

Traffic Volume: 2,600 to 11,300 vehicles per day; to increase to 14,100 vehicles per day by 2030
Safety: The major east-west movement of traffic is currently funneled through downtown Fort Mill on streets not designed to carry these traffic volume.


To provide an alternate route for traffic that typically uses SC Hwy 160 from I-77 through the business district in Fort Mill
Reduce traffic congestion in the low-speed downtown area of Fort Mill
Planned Improvements

Construct a new two-lane facility, paved shoulders and ditches
Provide for bicycle traffic
Provide a new railroad crossing at the Fort Mill Parkway


Planning: 2005 - 2008
Design: 2006 - 2008
Right-of-way: 2008
Construction: 2009 - 2011
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Old 12-05-2008, 10:09 AM
Location: Charlotte, NC
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Provide for bicycle, are they actually going to put in a bike lane?
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