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Find the Beauty in You at Chroma Hair Studio & Spa

Choosing the right hair salon in Mount Pleasant, SC, is a little bit like finding the perfect outfit. The materials feel great on your skin, the fabric is flattering to your body type, and when you try it on, you just know - this is the outfit that you have been looking for.

With thousands of hair salons and stylists in South Carolina, choosing the right one can be difficult. You want a salon that is clean, comfortable, and chic. But, more importantly, you need a stylist that "gets" you. Someone who takes the time to understand your preferences, your style, and your personality. You need a stylist who listens, is honest, and has the technical skills to turn your vision into a reality.

An excellent stylist epitomizes all those traits and knows how to adapt to changing beauty trends. They aren't afraid to take on a challenge.

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Welcome to Chroma Hair Studio & Spa

Where the most talented hairstylists in Mount Pleasant help bring out the beauty in each of our clients. We strive to provide each of our customers with the highest levels of customer service in the beauty industry. At Chroma, we offer a relaxing environment, skillful professionals, and a variety of products with environmentally safe and good-for-you ingredients.

Our goal is to make your salon experience special, from the moment you walk in to the second you leave. With a variety of professional hair and beauty services to choose from, we're sure you will rediscover the "beauty of you" every time you visit our salon.

Here are just a few of our most popular hair and beauty services in Mount Pleasant:

The key to a great haircut and salon experience is to understand the services we offer, so you can choose the best selection for your needs. What do our salon services entail? Keep reading below to find out.

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Professional Hair Color in Mount Pleasant, SC

Let's be honest: DIY hair kits can be tricky to get right. They can be complicated to apply and usually have hard-to-understand instructions. Half the time, the color you're left with looks nothing like it does on the front of the box. In a perfect world, you should be able to pop into Target, pick a boxed hair color, apply it at home, and emerge out of your bathroom with a new, beautiful hair color. For most people, this never happens.

That's why people who want flawless color, professional application, and ease of convenience get their highlights at Chroma Hair Studio & Spa.

Whether you are changing your hair color completely or just want a few highlights to switch things up, we are here to create the look and style that you've been dreaming about. At Chroma Hair Studio & Spa, we specialize in the latest hair coloring trends using cutting-edge technology. That way, our clients get the freshest looks, coolest colors, and longest-lasting highlights in town. When you get your highlights done at our hair salon in Mount Pleasant, we want you to leave excited and ready to share your new hair all over social.

Don't spend hours in the store trying to find the color you think will look great on you. Our team of professional stylists will consult with you about your vision and craft a custom highlight plan that fits you're your unique style. There's a reason why so many customers trust us with their highlights - we genuinely care about your hair and how it looks.

Our professional hair coloring services in Mount Pleasant are a combination of art and science. The artistic results only last as long as the hair coloring products used, and we use the best. Our hairstylists and colorists are committed to helping you look and feel fabulous, whether you're planning a special occasion or just want to impress that special someone.

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Get the Look You Crave with Personalized Hair Treatments

Ever taken a chance on a new look or hair color, only to end up embarrassed and unsatisfied with the results? You're not alone - we get calls every week from people just like you who need hair treatment Mount Pleasant. Sadly, sometimes even the professionals get a color procedure wrong.

Other times, your hair has suffered from years of blow-drying and straightening, and it looks dry, brittle, and unattractive. You know you need a deep conditioning treatment, and you need it ASAP.

At Chroma Hair Studio & Spa, our technicians have treated all sorts of hair problems - from unprofessional coloring with multiple bands of different colors and tones to dehydrated hair and more. Sometimes, our client's entire hairstyle needs to be corrected. To do this, we stock multiple types of color and toners to revitalize hair and give it the color you've been dreaming of. Our team always puts a priority on the health and integrity of your hair, whether it's your first visit or your fortieth.

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Voluptuous Eyelash Extensions in
Mount Pleasant, SC

Do you ever wake up in the morning and wish that you had fuller, longer eyelashes? You're not alone - thousands of people crave darker, thicker lashes. They settle for what they have, not knowing that a revolutionary lash treatment is waiting for them at Chroma Hair Studio & Spa.

Eyelash extensions have revolutionized fashion culture, saving women untold amounts time and effort in front of the makeup mirror. The great news is that lash extensions aren't just reserved for Hollywood celebrities anymore. Anybody can have the long, fluttery lashes they've been craving, with a trip to our salon.

Eyelash extensions are a fabulous way to enhance your look on a long-term basis and provide you with a small change that makes a huge impact. From the moment you wake up to the time you go to bed, your lashes remain long, sexy, and sultry.

Our eyelash extension specialist works with your existing lashes to apply individual extensions to enhance the natural beauty of your eyes. Using a meticulous application process, we maintain the integrity of your natural lashes so they remain healthy and undamaged.

Whether you're looking for a wispy, effortless look or want your lashes to have mega volume, our lash extension technicians are here to cater to your needs.

Here are just a few reasons why women love our eyelash extension services in Mount Pleasant:

  • 24/7 Beauty
  • No Damage to Your Natural Lashes
  • No More Mascara or Eye Makeup
  • No Clumps
  • Long, Lovely Lashes That Will Make Your Friends Jealous!

If you're looking for a cost-conscious way to stand out from the crowd, contact our office today. We'd be happy to tell you more about our eyelash extension process and which lashes work best for your needs.

Smooth Out Hair and Add Flair with a Brazilian Blowout

The Brazilian blowout: you've heard about the new craze, you've seen the stunning results, but haven't had a chance to sit down and receive the treatment yourself. Luckily, Chroma Hair Studio & Spa now offers this sought-after style right here in Mount Pleasant, from certified Brazilian blowout stylists.

If you suffer from dull, frizzy hair that lacks life and shine, the Brazilian blowout is one of the best ways to get smooth, frizz-free hair. By using cutting-edge bonding technology, this customizable treatment doesn't damage your hair at all. Actually, it improves your hair's health by adding a protective layer of protein that smooths your hair for weeks on end.

This ultra-popular choice offers you a laundry list of benefits, like:

  • Protection Against Seasonal Damage
  • Locks in Color
  • Cuts Down on Styling Time
  • Protects Against Heat
  • Seamless Extension Blending
  • Great for All Hair Types

To get the best of both worlds, be sure to schedule your Brazilian blowout and custom hair color treatment in the same appointment. Call us today to learn more about our Brazilian blowouts and to schedule your appointment today.

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Custom Haircuts in Mount Pleasant Crafted for You

There are many ways that you can reinvent yourself this season, but if you're ready to make a lasting impression, nothing beats a new hairstyle. While there is nothing wrong with sporting top knots, ponytails, or straight hair, a styled cut from Chroma Hair Studio & Spa will drastically improve your hair game.

Getting a new haircut isn't just fun - it makes you feel good, too, especially when you get a lot of positive compliments.

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Our experienced stylists are tapped into today's hottest trends, so if you want to try something new, we're here to help. If you want to play it more traditional, our stylists have a solid foundation of time-tested techniques, to give your existing cut the edge it needs to impress. And sometimes, you need something simple and low-maintenance that cuts down on styling time and primping.

Not sure what kind of a cut you need? We're happy to give you our educated opinion and are happy to provide examples of what we think works. Whatever style you've got your eye on, we can make it a reality!

Here are just a few of the most popular haircut trends in South Carolina:

Natural Textured

Natural Textured

In a time when extravagant dyes and unique hair extensions are all the rage, the natural look will always be trending. This haircut is a great way to rediscover yourself and let your beauty shine organically without overdoing it.

The Shag

The Shag

This medium-length haircut is a classic throwback to the 79s, with a layered look, messy bangs, and lots of attitude. If you like to get ahead of trends before your friends, bring back the shag and rock this retro style with pride.

Curly Bangs

Curly Bangs

This cut will look great during the summer and will give you an innocent look that will get plenty of attention. Great for a short-term haircut or even something special for a big party or Gen-X event.

Long Length

Long Length

Go against the status quo and let your hair down this season. Pixie cuts and shags are all the rage, but rocking a Rapunzel-like haircut will set you apart from the crowd. If you're looking for a more natural, classic look, this could be your haircut.

Find Your French Flair with Balayage

If you're looking to switch up your hair color but can't decide between Balayage or Ombre because, well, you don't know the difference - don't worry. You're not alone!

Balayage is a French technique for highlighting the hair in which the dye is painted to create a natural-looking effect. The goal is to create soft, subtle highlights that make your hair look like it's been kissed by the sun.

While Balayage is the technique of painting the hair, Ombre focuses on the style of the hair. It is the transition from a lighter shade to a darker shade. Typically, Ombres work best for brunettes, but the style can is suitable for blondes too. To achieve the effect of an Ombre, there must be a smooth transition between colors. While the Ombre is a beautiful look, you'll need to work with a professional to get the best results.

Luckily, we offer both Ombre and Balayage in Mount Pleasant, SC! Short on time? Busy schedule? Only available on weekends? Chroma Hair Studio & Spa offers flexible appointment scheduling to accommodate even the busiest clients. You deserve a fresh new style, and we're here to help when the time is right for you.

The Top Hair Salon in Mount Pleasant, SC

If you're looking for a hair salon that offers high-end styling without expensive pricing, you're in the right place. Our goal is to exceed your expectations and leave you feeling beautiful, whether you need a touch-up or a total makeover. We offer a relaxing salon atmosphere, skillful stylists, and only the best in professional brands. When it's time for your next haircut, highlight session, or eyelash extension, look no further than Chroma Hair Studio & Spa.

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'We all have an obligation to help': 90-year-old blood donor saves lives, inspires others

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCIV) — The holidays are synonymous with giving, whether that’s gifts for your family and friends, or buying presents and food for those in need. While many people may feel tired of opening their wallets, the Red Cross is asking you to give the gi...

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCIV) — The holidays are synonymous with giving, whether that’s gifts for your family and friends, or buying presents and food for those in need. While many people may feel tired of opening their wallets, the Red Cross is asking you to give the gift of life to start this new year.

At 90 years old, one decades-long donor says it’s an easy way to make an impact.

“At 90, I do what I did at 39,” says Thomas Frisby.

For Frisby, that means hiking, running and donating blood and platelets.

“I’ve been donating since I was 18 years old,” he says.

It started when he was in the military.

“When you’re artillery, when you’re in the military and you see people that have a need for blood, and you’re out there and some of them are in the trenches with you, you really start understanding the value of it,” Frisby says.

He continued when family and loved ones needed help.

“Last year, I decided I would contribute on behalf of my newborn grandson, great grandson who was born two months prematurely,” he says. “I said spiritually I’m going to get everything behind him I can. What can you do at 90 and be fulfilled? You can save lives at 90.”

His smile and laugh, a weekly presence at the centers around the Lowcountry.

“I go in, they laugh at my corny jokes, I get a hug. When I leave, I always get a hug.”

His donations are making an impact far beyond the Palmetto State.

“I get this email that my platelets had gone to Puerto Rico and gone to three separate hospitals,” says Frisby. “Having been to Puerto Rico many times and knowing people, I knew what had happened in Puerto Rico and I knew those three hospitals, and I knew that there were three people I had probably seen in Puerto Rico whose lives were saved because I donated.”

His goal is to get as many people as he can to donate so they can feel a sense of pride.

“I think I grew up with a feeling that we’re all connected and that we all have an obligation to help where we can, when we can in our own little world."

He also wants donors to know they’re helping more than just the person who needs blood.

“We think that we’re giving it to this 13-year-old girl or 6-year-old girl. We’re also giving it to mom and dad. Because mom and dad are sitting there, ‘is she going to live or not going to live?” he says. “When I give blood, it just kind of follows me a little bit. I’m a little bit better person that day. I’m a little more compassionate that day, I’m a little more empathetic that day. So it kind of follows me around.”

Please take some time to donate at our upcoming Red Cross and ABC News 4 blood drive. It's happening Thursday from 12 to 6 p.m. at Northwoods and Citadel Malls.

You can stop by that day or make an appointment online and use the sponsor code abcnews4.

People who donate will get a free long-sleeve tee and be entered to win two tickets to the NFL’s biggest game of the year.

Roadside artisans a Mount Pleasant staple

Driving through Mount Pleasant along Highway 17, wooden stands line the roadside. Some are simple, made of wood and nothing else. Others are outfitted with doors or plastic to keep the wind away, and have signs posted along the top of the stand that boast handmade sweetgrass baskets.These seven miles of road in Mount Pleasant make up the Sweetgrass Basket Makers Highway. The roadside vendors are a staple of the Lowcountry’s history.The aforementioned baskets that hang upon the roadside stands are made of sweetgrass, palme...

Driving through Mount Pleasant along Highway 17, wooden stands line the roadside. Some are simple, made of wood and nothing else. Others are outfitted with doors or plastic to keep the wind away, and have signs posted along the top of the stand that boast handmade sweetgrass baskets.

These seven miles of road in Mount Pleasant make up the Sweetgrass Basket Makers Highway. The roadside vendors are a staple of the Lowcountry’s history.

The aforementioned baskets that hang upon the roadside stands are made of sweetgrass, palmetto, bulrush and pine needles. The materials are woven together in a practice that dates back to slaves brought to South Carolina from West Africa nearly 300 years ago. The art has stood the test of time, passed down from generation to generation.

Making your way down the highway, you’ll have your pick of stands and vendors to buy from. On a chilly December morning, Eugene Gilliard is one of the few sellers at the stands. A puff of smoke from the small fire next to him lets passersby know he’s open for business. He’s at the stand every day, which is on the front lawn of the home he and his mother share.

His basket-making technique involves weaving in a counter-clockwise pattern letting the basket decide what it wants to be. Unlike many basket weavers who learn from family, Gilliard is self-taught, mimicking the weaving patterns of a friend.

“A friend of mine was sewing [a basket] and I said if you can do it, I can do it,” Gilliard said. “The Lord blessed me with the talent to come out here and do this.”

Gilliard, who worked in construction before becoming a full-time seller, prefers being his own boss. Crafting baskets is relaxing for him. His mind goes “blank,” and he can tune out the bustling traffic that’s always present on the highway.

Elijah and Janet Dumas sit in a stand just a stone’s throw up the road from Gilliard’s spot, their hands busy with strands of pine and grass. Cars and trucks speed by, creating a noisy backdrop; however, despite the ruckus, there is an atmosphere of concentration, as Janet constructs the start of a new basket. Round and round, her hand works. Elijah is training Janet to take over the stand full-time, giving her pointers and sharing the history of the stand.

Elijah is a fifth-generation basket weaver and is proud of it. He does commission work as well as basket repairs. His family has sold their wares in the exact spot for roughly 90 years, and that’s the way it will stay.

“This spot is very special to me. Very special…It’s like my first home here. I can always come back to the stand,” Elijah said. “They can’t get this spot. I don’t care what they do, they’ll never get this.”

Occasionally, a car beeps its horn to say hello. A friend comes up for a brief visit, a moment to wish the two a Merry Christmas. This is a common occurrence for Elijah, who operates both the stand and a table at the Charleston City Market.

“I never get a break when I’m downtown, but when I’m home, it’s the same thing. It’s all day. I see more friends and family than I do customers,” Elijah said.

He learned from watching his great aunt weave, who wouldn’t allow the children to play until they finished the bases of baskets. It was her way of keeping an eye on the children, and sneakily endowing a piece of tradition that now Elijah has passed on to his children and grandchildren.

“They didn’t have a choice [to learn], just like me. They don’t have to do it for a living, but they must learn. My granddaughter and a few grand-nieces, I taught them all, so we can all do it,” Elijah said.

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Town’s recent hire tasked with bringing more jobs, housing to Mount Pleasant

It’s no secret that business is booming in Mount Pleasant, with ribbon-cutting and groundbreaking ceremonies happening left and right. The Town of Mount Pleasant recently hired Matt Brady as the new economic development manager at the start of November. It will be his responsibility to support business growth and development in the town.Brady is the first and only person in the municipality focused solely on economic development, a role that was previously the job of several town staff members, with no one dedicated to the job f...

It’s no secret that business is booming in Mount Pleasant, with ribbon-cutting and groundbreaking ceremonies happening left and right. The Town of Mount Pleasant recently hired Matt Brady as the new economic development manager at the start of November. It will be his responsibility to support business growth and development in the town.

Brady is the first and only person in the municipality focused solely on economic development, a role that was previously the job of several town staff members, with no one dedicated to the job full-time. Before this role, he worked as the economic development director for the City of Goose Creek for five years and was the first person to serve the city in that role, too.

“With Matt and his talent working this strategy every day, we hope that it’s going to make Mount Pleasant an even more dynamic place to live and do business,” said Mount Pleasant Town Administrator Eric DeMoura. “The business community is of extreme importance to us and we want to do everything we can to support it.”

Brady will be responsible for implementing the key needs of the town as identified by the economic development strategy, developed by third-party consulting firm SB Friedman earlier this year.

At the top of the list was attainable housing, and attracting and attaining good, high-paying jobs. According to the economic development strategy, only 26% of town residents work within Mount Pleasant.

“One of the simplest definitions of economic development is wealth creation distributed equitably. That’s what we want to do. It’s a cliché, but a ‘rising tide lifts all boats,’” Brady said. “We want people who have to leave town to work their job to be able to slash the commute and work at a wonderful, good-paying, good benefits firm right here in town.”

The undeveloped Faison Road property, purchased by the Town for roughly $6.5 million in 2021, has been at the center of the attainable housing question. A handful of firms submitted plans for the property in September, a majority of them including plans for attainable housing units. Brady will be the town’s “chief representative” in selecting a group or firm to develop the property, DeMoura said.

The project has not yet been awarded to a firm, though three firms presented their proposals to the council in a special town council meeting on Nov. 1. Brady, who serves on a technical committee for the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce’s attainable housing coalition, said that attainable housing isn’t an issue exclusive to Mount Pleasant.

“Attainable housing is a question that is kind of swirling around the entire region,” Brady said. “Being able to support your workforce in that way is an important component of economic development and it will continue to be a very important part of economic development.”

A major part of Brady’s job will be attracting high-paying jobs to Mount Pleasant, as well as being a resource for already-established businesses in the town. The economic development strategy targets jobs in the informational technology (IT) and life sciences sector as desirable industries to bring to Mount Pleasant. Brady said he also wants to focus on entrepreneurship and innovation.

“I think it’s important to recognize that we have a lot of great businesses that are in town already. We truly appreciate them, and the Town is here as a resource for them as well. That goes for small businesses up to large firms that have hundreds of employees. We want to do everything we can to help them grow and expand their presence in Mount Pleasant,” Brady said.

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Furry critter finds its way inside Mount Pleasant couple’s commode — but how?

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) – Imagine the surprise when a Mount Pleasant family discovered a furry critter inside their commode — but how did it get there?It all started when Christina Springston said she heard what sounded like water dripping from the toilet tank. “The sound escalated to light splashing so I knocked on the tank and was relieved when it didn’t knock back, yet the sound persisted,” she said.Springston teamed up with her husband to investigate the issue.“He sheepishly li...

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) – Imagine the surprise when a Mount Pleasant family discovered a furry critter inside their commode — but how did it get there?

It all started when Christina Springston said she heard what sounded like water dripping from the toilet tank. “The sound escalated to light splashing so I knocked on the tank and was relieved when it didn’t knock back, yet the sound persisted,” she said.

Springston teamed up with her husband to investigate the issue.

“He sheepishly lifted the tank lid and we reluctantly peered inside. Nothing. There wasn’t anything in there,” she said.

But after Springston began to walk away, the woman said she turned back around to discover her husband in a state of shock: “’It’s in the toilet bowl’ he said, and it has fur and it’s alive,” she recalled.

The family’s dog – a one-year-old lab – was on high alert certain that something was inside the toilet bowl. So, the couple called their landlord to explain that something was alive inside their commode, and not sure how it got there. “We always leave the lid down,” Springston assured.

Springston said she was met with silence as she explained the situation to her landlord before finally hearing, “well, that’s a new one” in response.

The landlord arrived with equipment to help fish out whatever may be inside the commode only to discover a squirrel was trapped inside.

“Unfortunately, the squirrel’s story did not end well but we have determined that he made it down the vent stack on the roof, which ultimately connects to the toilet,” she explained.

The roof stack, or vent stack, is a vertical drain line that goes through your home’s roof to reach the outside. “It connects with your main roof vent, allowing gases to vent and maintain the proper pressure within your home’s plumbing system,” according to plumber A.P. May.

Springston, who has long worked in the Building Inspections Division for the Town of Mount Pleasant, said the problem could have been prevented if the roof stack was covered. “It will be now,” she exclaimed.

She said that inspectors who have worked in that department for more than 20 years have never heard about something like this happening.

Leading plan for I-526 and Wando port traffic in Mount Pleasant adjusted after uproar

South Carolina’s initial plan to improve traffic on Interstate 526 and the Long Point Road interchange in Mount Pleasant was met with an outpouring of public opposition, and that’s prompting the state to make revisions.The road work is critical for operations at South Carolina’s busiest port, the Wando Welch Terminal at the end of Long Point Road, and for traffic relief at the busy interchange.The plan calls for new elevated ramps to and from the interstate dedicated to port trucks, and a version presented to ...

South Carolina’s initial plan to improve traffic on Interstate 526 and the Long Point Road interchange in Mount Pleasant was met with an outpouring of public opposition, and that’s prompting the state to make revisions.

The road work is critical for operations at South Carolina’s busiest port, the Wando Welch Terminal at the end of Long Point Road, and for traffic relief at the busy interchange.

The plan calls for new elevated ramps to and from the interstate dedicated to port trucks, and a version presented to the public in 2022 showed that building those ramps could require the demolition of two or three homes in the Tidal Walk subdivision. The subdivision sits along the north side of I-526.

Nearly 540 people submitted comments about those plans in the fall and 59 percent opposed the proposed elevated port ramps, while just half supported the S.C. Department of Transportation’s favored plan known as Alternative 2.

S.C. Department of Transportation Project Manager Joy Riley said the responses showed that people in residential communities north of the interstate were against the proposed elevated ramps and favored keeping port truck traffic on Long Point Road. Unsurprisingly, those living in communities between the highway interchange and the port favored the new ramps, which would remove truck traffic from Long Point Road.

The plans were revised following the survey results, and those changes were outlined at an invitation-only “stakeholders meeting” at the end of November, which included homeowner associations and business owners, plus elected officials and SC Ports representatives.

The revised plans still call for elevated truck ramps, but no longer impact Seacoast Parkway or homes in the Tidal Walk subdivision. Riley said DOT also feels “pretty confident” that an analysis will justify noise walls along the north side of I-526, addressing another concern among residents.

“Noise has always been the number one concern in our neighborhood, along with not wanting any neighbors to lose their houses,” said Grassy Creek resident Lee Lazarus, who has spoken at public meetings about the plans. “Supposedly we’re going to something like a 20-foot wall.”

Under state law, DOT would need Mount Pleasant’s consent for the project. Riley said the town’s approval would likely be sought after another round of public comments following a meeting planned in March, which could prompt more refinements to the plan.

Mayor Will Haynie said the recent revisions addressed the town’s main concerns.

“People were going to lose their homes, and we are very happy that we’re not going to see that,” he said. “Not that there’s no room for improvement — such as turns onto Belle Hall Parkway — but the parts affecting neighborhoods in a major way have been addressed.”

The Belle Hall Parkway issue involves the planned elimination of left turns from Long Point Road to the parkway, where a Waffle House restaurant is located.

That may sound like a small detail, but the parkway is the main entrance to the large subdivision. The elimination of left turns would mean that anyone coming from the interstate would need to drive past the subdivision’s main entrance, then turn on a different road and double back.

Riley said DOT is still looking at alternatives that would allow for left turns there, but so far has not resolved the issue.

The work at I-526 and Long Point Road would be a large road project on its own, but it’s just a small part of the roughly $7 billion Lowcountry Corridor plan to widen the interstate from West Ashley to Mount Pleasant and redesign the interchange of interstates 526 and 26 in North Charleston.

The I-526/Long Point Road project is being addressed in the early years of the larger project partly because traffic has overwhelmed the interchange, and port-related truck traffic regularly backs up on the interstate while trying to exit at Long Point Road.

“It’s a failing interchange because it just cannot process the number of people who are trying to turn left to get to Mount Pleasant, and you have trucks continuously clogging up the interchange as well,” Riley said.

And traffic is expected to increase significantly by 2050.

The next public hearing on the project is tentatively scheduled for March 14, though a time and location have not been announced. The recommended plan, potential impacts on properties, and an analysis of where noise barriers are warranted are among the information that should be presented then.

Until then, “we will be working diligently to assemble the environmental document and move through some critical Federal Highway reviews of our traffic analysis and designs,” Riley said. “All this must be approved before we hold the public hearing in March.”

The leading plan, Alternative 2, would require an estimated 28.5 acres of right of way involving 98 properties, some of which are home to businesses, but no houses. Construction work on the road plan is anticipated in the spring or summer of 2024 and to finish in 2027 or 2028.

Meanwhile, information about the project can be found online at 526lcclongpoint.com, the project team can be emailed at info@526LowcountryCorridor.com, or contacted by regular mail to the attention of Joy Riley, PO Box 191, 955 Park St., Columbia SC 29202-0191.

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