SCDOT has opened a new westbound ramp from U.S. 1 (Augusta Road) onto Interstate 20 at West Columbia in Lexington County. Following the recent construction of the new ramp, traffic was detoured off of the old loop ramp during an overnight traffic operation. The old loop lamp will remain permanentlyContinue Reading

Beginning January 1 vehicle and motorcycle owners can get a 250th Year Anniversary Revolutionary War specialty license plate. The plate is to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the Revolutionary War and is available to all South Carolina residents for the price of regular vehicle registration. Governor McMaster signed the plateContinue Reading

Due to decreasing numbers of coronavirus cases across the state, the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (SCDMV) is changing the way it offers regular driver’s license (Class D) road tests. As of November 15 the SCDMV will return to performing in-car road tests for regular licenses at all branchContinue Reading

The South Carolina Department of Transportation has received questions concerning a proposal that suggests suspending the state gas tax for the next eight months and instead backfilling the $612 Million void with other funds to be appropriated by the state legislature. While the politics surrounding the gas tax continue toContinue Reading

South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) employees picked up 13,130 bags of roadside trash weighing 209,725 pounds at this year’s fall cleanup. About 1,700 SCDOT employees, from headquarters to the county offices, were deployed across the state November 17, in support of Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette’s “Grab A Bag SCContinue Reading