Why our state does not fund roads properly or fairly

28 Oct Why our state does not fund roads properly or fairly

Whether you support or do not support a gas tax, it is going to take more than just money to get the right fix for our failing infrastructure. The attached is an interesting read. Look as it talks about SCDOT priorities vs political reality and legislative dysfunction.  BK

$144 million Florence road example of cronyism, critics say

THE BUZZ / BY CASSIE COPE – OCTOBER 24, 2015

 

FLORENCE, SC – The traffic on Pamplico Highway was so light on a Tuesday in August that two conservation activists could lie down in the middle of the two-lane highway during rush hour for about a minute before a vehicle appeared.

 

But the S.C. Transportation Infrastructure Bank wants to widen 24 miles of the highway to five lanes.