Country Club Road Corridor Project

Car on Country Club Road

SCDOT Project Website

The SCDOT Country Club Road Corridor Project page is the best way to keep abreast of all the latest news and updates about the happenings of the Country Club Road project. There are several tabs on the project website; click on each one to familiarize yourself with the information. If you still have questions, scroll to the bottom of the page and click on "Contact Us" to fill out the form.  Select Category ‘Spartanburg Area Transportation Study (SPATS) from the dropdown, then type in First Name ‘Sherry’ and Last Name ‘Dull’.  The Search Result will bring up the Email address in which you can write your questions or concerns and email to Ms. Sherry Dull who will reply to your inquiry.

Updates

April 2, 2015  

  • GoUpstate.com Article about the 1st public meeting: Public meeting schedule on improvements for Country Club Road 

April 6, 2015  

  • We had a great turnout for the first public meeting! Thank you to the 100 residents, interested citizens, elected officials and advocates who attended the event on April 2nd. The consultant was able to gather extensive knowledge, desires, and expectations for the future of Country Club Road.  

June 18, 2015 

  • A design workshop was held June 24 and 25, 2015 with a public presentation on Thursday, June 25th from 6:00 to 7:30 pm at the Glendale Outdoor Leadership School (GOLS). Conceptual designs developed during the workshop were later presented for public feedback.  

February 9, 2016 Policy Committee Meeting 

  • Ernie Boughman of Toole Design presented the Country Club Road Corridor Study update, thanking everyone for participating in the process.  The proposed conceptual designs focused on making the corridor safe and functional, accessible and connected, and attractive as well as appropriate given the character of the road.  After 3 interactive public meetings and 10 stakeholder meetings, 300 participants were involved in the study. The WikiMap online tool was extensively used as a unique interactive public input tool, and the final Open House was held on December 7 at 6:00 pm at the Country Club of Spartanburg.  Mr. Boughman reviewed the three conceptual designs and cross-sections for the 3 separate sections along the corridor, with before and after photo renderings, based on public review and technical analysis.  

February 23, 2016  

  • Announcement:  We are pleased to announce that at the Country Club Road Corridor Study was officially endorsed by the SPATS Policy Committee Meeting on February 8, 2016. This Study was a comprehensive transportation and land use analysis that resulted in a coordinated set of design solutions that not only responds to the transportation demands of the corridor but also are sensitive to the desires of those who call the corridor home.

The Study addressed: 

  • Adjacent land uses, Vehicular movement, Bike and Pedestrian patterns, Environment, Transit and Urban design.

June 13, 2016 Policy Committee Meeting 

  • Ms. Sherry Dull, SPATS Senior Transportation Planner, was pleased to report that the Spartanburg Area Transportation Study’s Country Club Road Corridor Study was selected by the Federal Highway Administration and South Carolina Department of Transportation as the 2016 Statewide Inaugural Transportation Plan of the Year.  The award was given at the recent Metropolitan Planning Organization and Council of Governments Conference.  Country Club Road Corridor Study was selected from three finalist plans which were considered as “raising the bar” in transportation planning for South Carolina.

Plans were judged on the following criteria:

  • Quality product;  
  • Innovative approach;  
  • Transferability of the plan to serve as a model for other areas;  
  • Significance to the area;  
  • Sustainability;  
  • And efficient use of resources.  

May 2019 

  • SCDOT held a public hearing on the Country Club Road Corridor Project on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at Morningside Baptist Church in Spartanburg.  From 5:00 to 6:00 pm the hearing format was informal with large graphic displays of the entire project along with team members from SCDOT who were present to discuss the project. At 6:00 pm SCDOT made a brief, formal presentation in the auditorium about the project. Immediately following the presentation citizens had the opportunity to make formal, verbal comments.  

    June 2019 Policy Committee Meeting 

  • PE is approximately 70% complete.

  • ROW Acquisition is expected to begin Late 2019.

  • Construction is scheduled to begin Spring 2021 depending on ROW Acquisitions.

February 2020 Policy Committee Meeting 

  • PE is 80% complete. 

  • ROW Acquisition began October 2019 approximately 10% of tracts settled.

  • Construction is expected to begin Spring 2021 depending on ROW Acquisitions. 

May 2020 Policy Committee Meeting 

  • PE is 85% complete. 

  • ROW Acquisition began October 2019 with approximately 25% of tracts settled.

  • Construction is expected to begin Late Spring 2021 depending on ROW Acquisition progress and COVID-19. 

August 2020 Policy Committee Meeting 

  • PE is 85% complete. 

  • ROW Acquisition began October 2019 approximately 50% of tracts settled. 

  • Construction is expected to begin late Spring 2021 depending on ROW Acquisition progress. 

November 2020 Policy Committee Meeting 

  • PE is 85% complete. 

  • ROW Acquisition began October 2019 approximately 70% of tracts settled. 

  • Construction is scheduled to begin late Spring 2021 depending on ROW Acquisitions.

February 2021 Policy Committee Meeting 

  • PE is 90% complete. 

  • ROW Acquisition began October 2019 approximately 95% of tracts settled with 10 tracts left. 

  • Construction is scheduled to begin Fall 2021 due to geotechnical and bridge design, utility coordination, and revised construction plans. 

June 2021 Policy Committee Meeting 

  • PE is 90% complete. 

  • ROW Acquisition began October 2019 approximately 95% of tracts settled with 10 tracts left. 

  • Geotechnical and bridge design, utility coordination, and revised construction plans led to letting for Fall 2021 (let in November with construction expected Early 2022). 

August 2021 Policy Committee Meeting 

  • PE is 100% complete. 

  • ROW Certification underway. 

  • Utility/Railroad Certification underway. 

  • Anticipated Construction is scheduled to begin Early 2022. 


November 2021 Policy Committee Meeting 

  • PE is 100% complete. 

  • ROW was certified 8/2/21. 

  • Utility/Railroad Certified September 2021. 

  • Current schedule:  December 2021 letting with construction anticipated to begin Early 2022 and to last 24-30 months. 


February 2022 Policy Committee Meeting 

  • PE is 100% complete. 

  • ROW was certified August 2021. 

    • Current schedule:  December 2021 letting with construction anticipated to begin Early 2022 and to last 24-30 months.

    • Current schedule: 

    NEW letting date:  May 2022 due to bids coming in higher than expected.  Low bid was $20.68m, 58% higher than the SCDOT engineer estimate.

    May 2022 Special Policy Committee Meeting 
  • A special meeting was called on behalf of SCDOT in order to approve a SPATS Guideshare Advancement in the amount of $11,191,913.52 for the Accelerated Construction Conversion funding of Country Club Road and other projects in the TIP to stay within budget.  All members voted in approval of the advancement. ROW Acquisition began October 2019 approximately 10% tracts settled. Construction is scheduled to begin Spring 2021 depending on ROW Acquisitions. 

    June 2022 Policy Committee Meeting 

  • The Country Club Road Corridor Project was let in May through Accelerated Construction and Guideshare Advancement.


    August 2022 Policy Committee Meeting 

    The Country Club Road Corridor Project was let in May through Accelerated Construction and Guideshare Advancement. 

Photo Gallery

View photos of Country Club Road Corridor Meetings.