Handbook | 2017

Access and Roadside Management Standards

  • Published by:  South Carolina Department of Transportation

These standards and guidelines have been developed to establish uniformity for encroachments upon roads in the South Carolina State Highway System so as to provide for the safe and efficient movement of traffic while allowing reasonable access to abutting property. This document does provide a majority of the information needed for encroachments onto the State Highway System.

Recent changes include:

  • Access Waivers
  • Driveway Classification
  • Driveway Spacing and Location
  • Access Placement in Interchange Areas
  • School Access Design
  • Street Intersections
  • Auxiliary Lanes
  • Traffic Impact Studies
  • Sight Distance
Access Permitting, Access Spacing, Driveways, Effects, Introduction, Medians, State Program
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