Work begins on new public plaza in Village of West Greenville

The roughly 5,000-square-foot plaza will feature lights strung from rooftop to rooftop, one-of-a-kind cast-iron light poles donated by local businessman and community leader Richard Heusel, and public art as a nod to the area’s thriving arts scene.

I-85 traffic will be detoured beginning Tuesday night

Attention Greenville motorists: It might be a good idea to avoid Interstate 85 and Woodruff Road near the I-385 interchange for the next three nights. Detours will begin each night at 10 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday so workers can erect girders for a new bridge over I-85 as a part of the 85/385 Gateway Project.

Greenville Water works to repair aging water system on Mills Avenue

The project, which will last until Dec. 31, is part of the company’s long-term capital reinvestment program to replace aging water infrastructure.

ReWa will ask for noise variance for Dig Greenville project

Allowing contractors to work around-the-clock would cut six months off Renewable Water Resources’ largest-ever underground sewer tunnel project, but it will take a variance from the city’s noise ordinance to put that plan in place.

Greenville could lose Amtrak service under Trump proposal

The National Association of Rail Passengers said Greenville would be among 220 cities lose rail passenger service if President Donald Trump’s initial budget outline is adopted.

New trolley routes should start this summer

Beginning this summer, residents in Alta Vista, West Greenville, Southernside and Hampton-Pinckney neighborhoods will be able to jump on a trolley to get around downtown and to some of the city’s most popular tourist attractions.

GVL County seeks state money for new Batesville Rd. I-85 interchange, Woodruff Rd. fix, other improvements

Charleston County ’s loss could become Greenville County’s gain when it comes to funding major road projects — from a long-planned Woodruff Road bypass to a new interchange on Interstate 85 — through the State Transportation Infrastructure Bank. Greenville County has applied for nearly $168 million to help pay for five major road projects.

Should the Church Street bridge be demolished?

State Sen. William Timmons has asked the SCDOT to explore the possibility of removing the Church Street bridge permanently.

Woodruff Road alternate may be completed by Christmas

Greenville motorists could get an unexpected, but really useful Christmas present this year — a new road that’s expected to cut traffic on Woodruff Road by more than 20 percent.

Plan for protected bike-lanes on Church St. bridge gets a boost

Work on the Church Street bridge that was expected to start in April has been delayed, giving the City of Greenville more time to push for the state to install a protected bicycle and pedestrian lane instead of little-used sidewalks.

City Council may ask SCDOT to add protected bike lanes to Church St. bridge

The Greenville City Council is expected to pass a resolution Monday night urging the state Department of Transportation to install a protected bicycle and pedestrian lane when it rehabilitates the Church Street bridge this spring.

Greenville wants protected bike, pedestrian lanes on Church St. bridge

When the state Department of Transportation rehabilitates the Church Street bridge this spring, the City of Greenville wants it to install a protected bicycle and pedestrian lane instead of sidewalks.

Study: Greenlink’s funding lags behind other city bus systems

Greenlink, Greenville County’s public transportation system, receives significantly less money from local sources than its counterparts in comparable cities in the Southeast, according to a study released Wednesday by the Piedmont Health Foundation.

Gateway enhancement project underway along Business 85 in Spartanburg County

A group of local public and private entities in Spartanburg County have teamed up with the South Carolina Department of Transportation (DOT) and raised $500,000 to beautify the Interstate 85 Business Loop by replacing a eyesore chain-link fence with more attractive barriers.

Clemson will lead research effort to eliminate traffic problems with wireless tech

The Center for Connected Multimodal Mobility will aim to make accidents a rarity and keep traffic moving without stopping for lights on the busiest highways — including, perhaps, Woodruff Road.