July 27, 2017: Charleston County files lawsuit for breach of contract
The Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments (BCDCOG) transportation committee or (CHATS) unanimously passed a resolution committing federal funding to the Mark Clark Completion project.
SCDOT suspends Advanced Right-of-Way acquisition for Protective and Hardship properties due to funding uncertainties.
Due to funding uncertainties, SCDOT suspends work on the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS).
SIB passes resolution giving Charleston County until March 30 to come up with the $300 million for project.
Due to concerns over the length of time since the DEIS, SCDOT begins the re-evaluation process.
Staff responded to an inquiry from the South Carolina Transportation Infrastructure Bank for additional details regarding the proposed match projects.
Submitted draft Preliminary Plans (approximately 20% plans) to be used in the Design-Build procurement to SCDOT for review.
Staff continues to quantify and evaluate residences within 1000’ of the proposed alignment of the project for diminished value, began a study of road and drainage opportunities within 1000’ of the proposed alignment, and is exploring opportunities to preserve green space adjacent to the right of way
Staff has identified 3082 parcels within 1000’ of the proposed right of way.
Submitted the modified Intergovernmental Agreement to the South Carolina Transportation Infrastructure Bank for review and approval and SCDOT is proceeding with the development of the final Environmental Impact Statement of the recommended preferred alternative.
Submitted final Local Public Agency Application (LPAA) to SC-DOT for review
Revised IGA approved by SC-DOT commission and forwarded to SIB for review
Council voted to assign the IGA to the SCDOT.
SCDOT commission voted against accepting the assignment of the IGA.
Council voted to reject Alternative G
- SIB Board voted to find the County in default of the IGA.
-Council voted to rescind the rejection of Alternative G and Charleston County submitted an amended application to the SIB for other projects valued at $259 Million
SIB Board attorney notified the County that it was no longer in default of the IGA
SC-DOT holds five Public Hearings to present the recommended preferred alternative and obtain public input.
The Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) was approved by SCDOT and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Environmental Impact Study (EIS) begins
State Infrastructure Bank (SIB) Application Approval to fund I-526 Completion
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