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US 17 ACE Basin – Segments 1 & 2A Design-Build
The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) needed to widen an 8-mile stretch of highway considered to be one of the nation’s most dangerous 2-lane roads. Davis & Floyd was selected to design and build a safer roadway while preserving the ACE Basin.
American Council of Engineering Companies of South Carolina (ACEC-SC) National Finalist
Engineering Excellence Award Winner
Widened the highway
Added more visible street signage
Built innovative “tear drop” interchange that utilizes a roundabout and flyover
Improved traffic operations
An environmentally sensitive area that required careful planning to minimize impacts on wildlife
Construction took place in a high-traffic area
A successful design-build project that was completed 3 months ahead of schedule and more than $17 million under budgeted cost.