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2:44 am on Thursday May 31, 2012

Traffic to once again flow on all 6 Crosstown lanes

Image by Flickr user flying whiteCrews worked through the weekend to finish as many of the final details as possible along the center median of the Crosstown's drainage upgrades and in spite of the recent weather, the City of Charleston anticipates...
5:17 pm on Thursday February 9, 2012

Crosstown drainage work begins (update: project receives $88 million for completion)

Image by Flickr user martinhowardUpdate February 9: Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr. announced this evening that the South Carolina State Infrastructure Bank voted unanimously today to provide $88 million which will enable the completion of the Septima...
6:09 am on Monday December 19, 2011

Gilroy's owner opens up Charleston Pizza Co. on Ashley Avenue

Image by Flickr user Kevin H.The little lime green building just north of the Crosstown that once housed Porky's Barbeque is now serving up pies under the name Charleston Pizza Co. In addition to pizzas, which range from $6 to $15, Charleston Pizza...
3:10 am on Friday November 18, 2011

5 steps and 9 years to end flooding on the Crosstown (Update: Funding to flow?)

Image by City of Charleston The city wants to end flooding like this on the Crosstown, only problem is the pumps needed aren't cheap nor small. First reporting September 9, updates at the bottom. As work continues on the first phase of flooding...
7:00 am on Monday May 30, 2011

Vertical garden takes over the Crosstown

Image by Flickr user rrruuubbbThe vertical garden consists of a line of sheds, bins, and cabling at 134 Line St. and was designed by a group of architecture and landscape architecture students at the Clemson Architecture Center-Charleston. The...
3:54 am on Tuesday September 28, 2010

The day after Charleston flooded it was dried and there was a coverage roundup

Image by MUSC A man pushes his stalled van out of the water on a flooded Ashley Avenue near the Medical University of South Carolina.Yesterday was not only a particularly soggy day in Charleston, it was a record day for rainfall. A record of 2.95...
7:55 am on Wednesday February 17, 2010

Stimulus funds fall short for Charleston's drainage plan

The City of Charleston’s hope to receive enough money through a federal stimulus fund to pay for a massive overhaul to downtown drainage system came up short this morning. Instead of the $146.3 million requested from the U.S. Department of...
2:53 am on Wednesday September 9, 2009

Charleston's $146 million drainage plan

Image by City of Charleston The city wants to end flooding like this on the Crosstown, only problem is the pumps needed aren't cheap nor small.The City of Charleston is submitting an application in hopes of receiving $146.3 million in stimulus...
10:08 am on Saturday July 4, 2009

Charleston moves to redevelop road-locked block

The Post and Courier writes that the City of Charleston is planning the redevelopment of a run-down block of homes encircled by a Crosstown off ramp. [gmap markers=blue::32.7965281468254,-79.94540691375732 |zoom=15 |center=32.79593291370587,-79....
8:24 pm on Saturday March 28, 2009

Get to know your north-of-the-Crosstown neighbors at the Uptown Meetup

Image by 20090329-uptown.jpg If you live uptown and are interested in meeting more folks from your neighborhood, then you must head over to the Uptown Meetup hosted by Eye Level Art on Saturday, April 11, from 6 to 11:55 p.m. And, by "uptown" they...

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