Decorative fence going up on bridge over I-77

BLYTHEWOOD – Walking and biking across the Blythewood Road bridge over I-77 is going to be safer in the future thanks to a new fence scheduled to be constructed on each side of the bridge. With an eye to pedestrian safety, the SC Department of Transportation (SCDOT) decided to install a standard chain link fence, […]

Improvements slated for Blythewood intersections

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood area residents got a look last week at a new plan to improve traffic flow around and through the increasingly congested downtown streets as well as outlying busy intersections as far out as Blythewood Road and Hwy 321. The occasion was a public information and comment meeting hosted by the town government […]

North Interrupted

BLYTHEWOOD – No serious injuries were reported after cars driven by two women, ages 18 and 26, were involved in an accident about 1:30 p.m., Saturday, on Blythewood Road at the north-bound entrance to I-77.

County plans to move forward with traffic circle

BLYTHEWOOD – After multiple community and council meetings over the last year about a proposed controversial double-lane traffic circle that would impact the entrance to Cobblestone Park and the retail, restaurant and office businesses located on University Village Drive in Blythewood, the pot was still boiling Tuesday during a Blythewood Town Hall meeting held on […]

Town Hall meeting to address traffic circle

BLYTHEWOOD  –  Blythewood Town Council has scheduled a town hall meeting concerning a traffic circle proposed for Blythewood Road to be constructed through the Richland Penny Tax program. Controversy has picked up over the proposed traffic circle that would impact the Blythewood Road entrances to Cobblestone Park, Palmetto Citizens Bank, the Food Lion shopping complex […]

SCDOT to repair Blythewood Road Bridge

BLYTHEWOOD – A 24/7 project to  repair the Blythewood Road bridge spanning I-77 is set to begin by March 15, a  spokesperson for the South Carolina Department of Transportation  said Tuesday. The project is supposed to be complete by the end of April, but it could take longer. The traffic pattern will not be detoured […]