The U.S. 278 bridges from the mainland to Hilton Head Island are congested and structurally deficient. The Town of Hilton Head Island and Beaufort County have a plan to fix and widen the bridges called the Gateway Corridor Project.
A Wednesday morning collision between two vehicles on S.C. 170 in Okatie resulted in one injury and slowed traffic for about an hour near the intersection of Snake Road. The injured person was transported to a local hospital.
A motorhome caught fire on interstate 95 in Colleton County Thursday night, killing one person. The trees surrounding the vehicle also caught fire, and traffic was backed up for a few hours, according to the fire department.
Beaufort County traffic cameras showed multiple lanes of U.S. 278 in Bluffton were blocked around 4 p.m. Thursday afternoon following a major crash. Severe injuries were reported in the three-vehicle crash and a helicopter was called, police say.
Bluffton residents have raised concern about litter issues along U.S. 278. Plastic bottles, cardboard, construction materials and other trash cover the medians and roadside. Here's who's responsible for cleaning it up.
A driver lost consciousness at the wheel at Avalon Shores apartment complex in Bluffton Tuesday night, police say. The resulting crash led the driver through the tennis courts, across the pool area and through the gym. Two men were inside the gym