The Coleman Boulevard Improvement Projects are an important infrastructure project for the Town of Mount Pleasant. This $18.2 million project is being performed by Blythe Development of Charlotte, North Carolina and is expected to be completed in August 2019. The roadway portion of the total project cost is $14.74M and the utility portion is $3.46M.
This key infrastructure project involves reconstructing Coleman Boulevard between Mill Street and Pherigo Street to create stormwater, roadway and utility upgrades. An adaptive traffic signal system will be installed along Coleman Boulevard to streamline traffic flow and transit amenities such as bus pullouts and shelters will also be installed. Additionally, the project will provide increased travel opportunities for bicycles and pedestrians, decorative street lighting, a way-finding system, landscaped medians and a vibrant activity zone between the roadway and buildings fronting the street.
Stage 1 Westbound – Temporary paving on Coleman westbound lanes is complete. All drainage, sidewalk and curb is complete. Lighting and landscaping is complete.
Stage 2 Eastbound - Traffic control shift was completed on October 17. Contractor making excellent progress on this side of Coleman installing storm drainage pipe.
Project Progress as of October 31, 2018
4000 Feet of Storm Drain
45 Drainage Structures
3 Water Quality Treatment Devices
2,700 Feet of Curb and Gutter
2,500 Feet of Sidewalk
2,000 Feet of Lighting and Irrigation Conduits
Simmons Street Force Main Relocation
Simmons Street Gravity Sewer Relocation
Simmons Street Gravity Sewer Repair
Simmons Street Paving
Fairmont Avenue Force Main Relocation
2,400 Feet of New Waterline on Coleman
3 Waterline Relocations Completed
Project Contact: Ed Barbee, Transportation Construction Liaison – (843) 640-2422