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Lane Closures for Orangeburg Road Roundabout Project

Post Date:07/22/2018 11:15 AM

Orangeburg Roundabout

July 22, 2018: The Orangeburg Road Roundabout Project is substantially complete. However, Palmetto Site Services will be conducting sporadic lane closures at the roundabout throughout the next two weeks to complete final punch list items for the project. All work is dependent on the weather. One lane of traffic will remain open at all times. Flagging operations will be in place.

Drivers traveling near the construction zone are asked to be aware of equipment and crews working in the area. Drivers are also asked to comply with new traffic control signs and reductions in speed limits.

The truck detour has been suspended. Note: The truck apron (red concrete section of the roundabout) is specifically designed for trucks/trailers to drive on. 


June 22, 2018: Palmetto Site Services will be conducting lane closures at the intersection of W. Butternut Road and Orangeburg Road during the hours of 7:00 AM and 7:00 PM on Saturday, June 23rd and Sunday, June 24th for the Orangeburg Road Roundabout Project.

Nightly lane closures will be conducted during the hours of 7:00 PM and 6:00 AM beginning Sunday, June 24th through Friday, June 29th

No lane closures are scheduled for the week of July 4th.

Truck Detour

A truck detour is now in place.

The truck detour is approximately nine miles via Mallard Road, US Highway 78, Richardson Avenue and US 17-A.

A secondary detour will be in place for trucks needing access to the Knightsville area via Central Avenue.

It is paramount that all tractor/trailer trucks follow the truck detour as they will physically not be able to make it through the construction zone.  


June 14, 2018 – Palmetto Site Services will be conducting sporadic lane closures at the intersection of W. Butternut Road and Orangeburg Road during the hours of 7:00 AM and 9:00 PM on Saturday, June 16th, and Sunday, June 17th for the Orangeburg Road Roundabout Project.

All work is dependent on the weather. One lane of traffic will remain open at all times. Flagging operations will be in place.

A truck detour will be in place beginning at 7: 00 PM on Friday, June 15th. The truck detour will remain in place for approximately four weeks.

The truck detour is approximately nine miles via Mallard Road, US Highway 78, Richardson Avenue and US 17-A (Blue route on map).

A secondary detour will be in place for trucks needing access to the Knightsville area via Central Avenue (Green route on map). 


May 28, 2018: Palmetto Site Services will be conducting sporadic lane closures at the intersection of W. Butternut Road and Orangeburg Road during the hours of 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM beginning Tuesday, May 29th through Friday, June 1st.

The lane closures are necessary to install drainage crossline pipe and backfill for the Orangeburg Road Roundabout Project. The majority of work will be done on the Sweetbriar side of Butternut Road. All work is dependent on the weather. One lane of traffic will remain open at all times. Flagging operations will be in place. 


April 30, 2018: Palmetto Site Services will be conducting sporadic lane closures at the intersection of W. Butternut Road and Orangeburg Road during the hours of 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM beginning today, Monday, April 30th through Friday, May 4th. 

The lane closures are necessary for storm drain work to continue for the Orangeburg Rd. Roundabout Project. One lane of traffic will remain open at all times. Flagging operations will be in place. 


April 23, 2018: Palmetto Site Services will be conducting sporadic lane closures at the intersection of W. Butternut Road and Orangeburg Road during the hours of 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM beginning today, Monday, April 23rd through Friday, April 27th. 

The lane closures are necessary for materials to be offloaded for the Orangeburg Rd. Roundabout Project. One lane of traffic will remain open at all times. Flagging operations will be in place. 


April 15, 2018: Palmetto Site Services will be conducting sporadic lane closures at the intersection of W. Butternut Road and Orangeburg Road during the hours of 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM beginning Monday, April 16th through Friday, April 20th.

The lane closures are necessary for materials to be offloaded for the Orangeburg Rd. Roundabout Project. One lane of traffic will remain open at all times. Flagging operations will be in place. 


April 10, 2018: Palmetto Site Services will be conducting lane closures on Orangeburg Rd. in front of Pinewood Prep from 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM on Thursday, April 12th & Friday, April 13th and on W. Butternut Road (on the Pinewood Prep side of the intersection of Orangeburg Road) from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM on Saturday, April 14th.

The lane closures are necessary to install drainage crossline pipe and backfill for the Orangeburg Rd. Roundabout Project. One lane of traffic will remain open at all times. Flagging operations will be in place. 


April 3, 2018: Palmetto Site Services will be conducting lane closures on W. Butternut Road (on the Pinewood Prep side of the intersection of Orangeburg Road) from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM on Thursday, April 5, 2018.

The lane closures are necessary to install drainage crossline pipe for the Orangeburg Road Roundabout Project. One lane of traffic will remain open at all times. Flagging operations will be in place.

Once the drainage crossline pipe has been installed a steel plate will be placed on the road. The plate will remain in place for a few days while the flowable fill sets. An additional lane closure will be announced to repave the section of W. Butternut. 


March 6, 2018: Dorchester County Water & Sewer will be conducting nighttime lane closures on W. Butternut Road (approximately 250 feet from the intersection of Orangeburg Road) beginning at 8:00 PM on Thursday, March 8, 2018, to 2:00 AM on Friday, March 9, 2018.

The lane closures are necessary to relocate sewer utility lines for the Orangeburg Road Roundabout Project. One lane of traffic will remain open, at all times. Flagging operations will be in place.