P.O. BOX 191, COLUMBIA, SC 292020191

S-87 (Shannon Road) BRIDGE OVER SMITH SWAMP PROPOSED BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROJECT Marion County Public Information Meeting Meeting: The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) is holding a Public Information Meeting for the proposed replacement of the S-87 (Shannon Road) Bridge over Smith Swamp. The meeting will be offered on Thursday, October 21, 2021, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Marion High School. The meeting will be an open house style meeting and will have displays and handouts for viewing. Citizens will have the opportunity to speak with SCDOT representatives and to provide written comments regarding the project. Additionally, SCDOT wishes to gather information from the public or any interested organization on historic or cultural resources in the area. For those that cannot attend in person, project information, including meeting displays and handouts, will be available on the project website at Project Purpose: The purpose of the project is to correct the structural deficiencies associated with the existing S-87 (Shannon Road) Bridge over Smith Swamp to meet current design standards. In an effort to expedite the time frame of the project and reduce construction impacts at this site, the bridge will be closed and traffic will be detoured during the construction of the new bridge. Proposed detour information can also be found on the project website. **Structurally deficient is a status used to describe a bridge that has one or more structural defects that require attention. This status does not mean the bridge is not currently safe for vehicle traffic.**. Questions/Comments: For additional information contact SCDOT Project Manager Edwin Sharpe at 803-737-1256 or email at Written comments can be provided in the following ways: • Online at the project website: • Email your comments to • Fill out a comment card and drop it in the comment box Public Information Meeting • Mail comments to: Edwin Sharpe, SCDOT Assistant Program Manager 955 Park Street, P.O. Box 191 Columbia, SC 29201-3959 Comments will be accepted through November 5, 2021. All written comments received during the comment period will be considered and responded to if requested and will be included in the project record. Accessibility: Persons with disabilities who may require special accommodations should contact Ms. Betty Gray at 803-737-1395. To speak with an interpreter, please contact SCDOT at (855) 467-2368 or (803) 737-1200 Para hablar con un intérprete, comuníquese con SCDOT al (855) 467-2388 or (803) 737-1200