SCDOT Commission Approves Act 40 Investment Plan

The SCDOT Commission has approved a ten year plan for using the gradual increase of new revenue from Act 40, the roads bill.  The graphics below show an overview of how the new revenue will be spent, as well as the new targets for improving pavement conditions: *above chart shows funding increases since Act 98…

May 2017: The Latest SCDOT Information

I received an update today regarding the SCDOT’s plan to give everyone access to their actions.  The SCDOT Secretary of Transportation Christy Hall and senior staff are working on implementation plans for the new funding from H.3516, and will provide more information soon.  In the meantime, there is a new feature on the SCDOT website that increases…

May 2017

Most of the emails I have received said they didn’t like a gas tax, but if it was going to happen, please make sure of the following: 1) The money goes to the roads 2) Legislators aren’t able to pick “special projects” When it was apparent to me that a straight gas tax was about…

April 2017

Late Wednesday night, the South Carolina Senate was able to pass a Roads bill that included both a gas tax on the revenue side and some much needed DOT Reform.  I voted in favor of the bill that will generate close to $600 million dollars in sustainable funds after its full implementation. As I struggled…