Berkeley County to hold meeting on proposed roundabout in Hanahan

HANAHAN, SC (WCSC) - Berkeley County scheduled a public information meeting on a plans to reconfigure traffic as Hanahan prepares for the opening of a new school.

The meeting on Williams Lane and Foster Creek Road Improvement Project begins at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Goose Creek Primary School located at 200 Foster Creek Road. It ends at 8 p.m.

The meeting will give residents the chance to get their questions about the project answered and receive information about planned improvements for the project in Hanahan.

It will be a drop-in style format with displays. There will be an opportunity for people to provide written comments.

County officials say the meeting will also cover traffic control, schools construction and more.

Bowen's Corner Elementary School is under construction and is located on Williams Lane. County officials say this will require improvements at the intersection of Williams Lane and Foster Creek Road which will be reconfigured into a roundabout.

Berkeley County officials say the roundabout will correct current deficiencies and support increased traffic anticipated from the new school. The project will also improve the groundwork and drainage facilities at the intersection.

The project is expected to be completed during the Summer of 2018 with a price tag of $2.5 million.

It's funded by the Berkeley County School District and managed by the Berkeley County Government Engineering Department.

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