Around the County . . .


The following projects are currently underway by the Anderson County Public Works Department:

Building and Codes


· 27 New Single-Family Dwelling Issued and 10 Addition-Renovation; 10 Detached Garage/Accessory Buildings; 26 Electrical and HVAC Upgrades; 12 Swimming Pools; 6 Demolition; 3 Replacement; 13 Commercial Including: Boneyard Cycles, Project Upstate (Coca-Cola Bottling), Electrical for WS Lee Combine Site – Duke Energy On site Office Trailers, Electrical for WS Lee Combine Site – Duke Energy Permanent Service to Construction & Switch Gear,

Development Standards


· Coca Cola Bottling Company located on Old Williamston Road, Piedmont.

· E&I Engineering Industrial Expansion located on Supreme Drive Anderson.

· Received approval from CSX for an individual lot encroachment located on Whiten Road in Belton.

· Rivendell/Buckland Planned Development Subdivision Final Approval for Lots 12,13,23, and 29


· Steelworks of the Carolinas located on McNeely Road and River Road, Piedmont.

· Happy Days Auto Sales Office located at 605 Anderson Street, Piedmont.

· Quick Trip Convenience Store located on Highway 86, Piedmont.


· Centerpointe Shopping Center located on Highway 153

Roads & Bridges

· Grading crew continued building the east approach on Long Road for the new bridge. They also made a repair to an existing cross-over pipe on Harbin Road.

· Bridge crew started forming one pile cap for the new Long Road Bridge; expecting to pour in the next two weeks. All H piles were driven by a contractor Monday.

· Asphalt crew, ditching crew, sign crew and our vegetation crew all worked on existing work orders that were received by citizens.

· Ditching crew started making repairs on the drainage complaint received on Whitfield Point; large concrete driveway was removed and a new pipe was installed. This correction should stop the water from crossing the street in that area.

· Engineering staff helped bridge crew with staking for pile installation and batter board at Long Road Bridge.

· Prepared C-Fund application and contract for the 2015-2016 Paving Contract.

· Continued to perform current condition inspections for asphalt pavements throughout the County.

· Contractor paved 4 more roads in Piedmont this week as part of Piedmont Paving Contract.

· Contractor full-depth patched 2 roads in district 6 and 1 road in district 7 as part of 2014-15 FDP-ST contract.

· Solid Waste

· The new Slabtown Convenience Center opened on June 25, 2015. Staff has been working on moving 40-yard containers and refurbishing the 2 compactors from the old site to be move to the new site. New compactors at our sites cost around $14,000.

· Environmental Enforcement assisted Development Standards in picking up 40 illegal signs on Amity Rd., Snow Rd. and Old Williamston Rd.

· Picked up 7 bags of litter on Pickens Drive this week within a one mile radius of the new Slabtown Convenience Center.


· Three projects were issued cease and desist notices; Garvey Office Building, Midway Road Subdivision, and Discount Bark due to failure to install and maintain stormwater controls and failure to retain records on-site.

· Staff participated in a pre-submittal meeting for the road developments associated with Project Machine. The meeting included the design engineers and SCDHEC.

· A pre-construction conference was conducted for E&I Engineering’s expansion.

· Initial reviews were conducted for the Quiktrip at Hwy 86 and I-85, Graham Poultry Farm off Mountain Creek Church Road, and Bearwood Plastic Surgery at Linwa Boulevard.


· Met with contractors at a restaurant on Hwy 81 North to discuss new service line installation. Plans are to excavate in the road over the sewer main and make a new tap. The existing tap will be capped if it cannot be used.

· Our ROW crew is still cutting in the Powdersville – Piedmont area, they have found and repaired several damaged manholes. Most of the manhole damage was due to construction work in the area.

· We finished up our preventive cleaning, smoking, and line inspection in the Loblolly Subdivision. During this work found no problems that needed to be addressed inside our lines, but there were several residential clean outs that needed to be replaced by the home owners.

· Met with local industry concerning capacity increase.

· Had Powdersville masterplan kick off meeting to discuss scope of project and determine treatment basins.