The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) in partnership with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) will hold a public hearing for Berlin Myers Parkway Phase 3 on Thursday, January 23, 2020.
The proposed project would be the third and final phase of the project and would complete the connection from I-26 to the southwest side of the town of Summerville. Construction of Berlin Myers Parkway Phases 1 and 2 was completed in 1995.
The purpose of this public hearing is to present the Berlin Myers Parkway Phase 3 design and findings from the Supplemental Environmental Assessment, which describes the purpose and need of the project, summarizes the alternatives analyzed and evaluates the potential impacts of the proposed project.
The Public Hearing will include an open house format with project information and display maps, and the project team will give a presentation and hold a formal verbal public comment session at 5 p.m. and again at 7 p.m.
Date: Thursday, January 23, 2020
Time: 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. (Open House)
5:00 and 7:00 p.m. (Brief project presentations followed by formal public verbal comment sessions)
Location: Rollins Edwards Community Center
301 North Hickory Street
Summerville, SC 29483
The public will have 15 days following the Public Hearing to submit comments to the project team. All public comments are due by Friday, February 7, 2020. Members of the public can submit comments to the project team at the Public Hearing, on the project website, by email to RileyJ@scdot.org, or by standard mail to:
Berlin Myers Parkway Phase 3
C/O Joy Riley, South Carolina Department of Transportation
Regional Production Group 1
PO Box 191
Columbia, SC 29202-0191
For those unable to attend the Public Hearing, the materials will be available for public review starting Jan. 23, 2020, on the project website at www.scdotgis.online/BMP3
Hard copies of the Supplemental Environmental Assessment will be made available for public review starting Jan. 8, 2020, at the following locations:
• George H Seago, Jr Library, 76 Old Trolley Road, Summerville, SC 29485
• Sangaree Library, 595 Sangaree Parkway, Summerville, SC 29486
• SCDOT District 6 Office, 6355 Fain Blvd., Building A North Charleston, SC 29406
• SCDOT Headquarters, 955 Park Street, Columbia SC 29201