SCDOT Disclaimer

Please read these terms carefully before using this site. By using this site, you agree to these terms of use. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please do not use this site.

General

This site is owned and operated by the South Carolina Department of Transportation (Referred to as "SCDOT"). SCDOT reserves the right to change or discontinue any aspect or feature of the site at any time.

SCDOT provides this website as a public service. This website is used to provide many types of information and to provide access to other traffic related information.

Copyright and Trademarks

The SCDOT owns this web site and owns, has license, or otherwise has the right to use all the trademarks, proprietary information, service marks, wallpaper, artwork, images, graphics, music, text, software, and other copyrighted material and content on this site. You may not modify, publish, transmit, display, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works or in any way exploit, any of the content, in whole or in part, without the express written permission of SCDOT. If permission for copying, redistribution, transmission or publication of copyrighted material is granted, no changes in or deletions of the material shall be made and such permission does not convey or imply ownership rights to the copyrighted material.

Links to Other Sites

Links to other sites or to documents located on other sites are provided solely as a convenience. The SCDOT has selected these resources as having some value and relevance, but their development and maintenance are not under the SCDOT's control. Therefore, the SCDOT is not responsible for the content, accuracy, opinions expressed on other links provided by these resources. The material on links to other sites are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied. SCDOT does not warrant that the functions contained in the materials and products will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components.

SCDOT Information Published on Social Networking Sites

SCDOT may make use of services such as Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, or other sites to publish information. Publication on these sites are provided solely as a convenience. If you have information on an emergency, repair or other traffic situation, please call 911 or Contact SCDOT at (803) 737-2314 (or Contact the Appropriate District Office) for official notification. The SCDOT has selected these resources as having some value and relevance, but their development and maintenance are not under the SCDOT's control. Therefore, the SCDOT is not responsible for the content, accuracy, opinions expressed on of any content placed on the site by non-SCDOT users. Further, any information or material presented on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube or other sites by SCDOT or its agents cannot be guaranteed as to accuracy or timeliness. All information or material posted to these sites is provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied. SCDOT does not warrant that these services will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. These sites may contain advertisements. SCDOT does not endorse any of the vendors displayed on these sites. Some of these services are available via mobile devices. These services SHOULD NOT be used while operating a vehicle.

Limitation of Liability

The material presented on this website cannot be guaranteed as to accuracy or timeliness. All information on this web site is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties of title and implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. SCDOT shall not be responsible for damages or injury caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, inaccuracy, completeness, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of this site. Additionally, there are no warranties as to the results obtained from the use of the site. SCDOT shall not be responsible for errors, delays, interruptions or omissions in the information or software or other documents, which are part of, referenced by or linked to this web site.

Under no circumstances shall SCDOT, its agents or any contributor to this web site be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use this web site or its content. If you are dissatisfied in any way with any of these terms of use, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue use of this site. Any person or entity that relies on any information obtained from this web site does so at their own risk.

SCDOT information may be changed or updated without notice. Although SCDOT attempts to provide up-to-date information, reliance on information contained on this website is to users detriment. Please seek confirmation from the appropriate SCDOT office that information is accurate prior to any action taken.

SCDOT does not approve, endorse, or recommend any proprietary products, processes, or services of any manufacturer, vendors, contractor, company or person mentioned on this site, and shall not be liable for any damages resulting from the sale, use, or application of such company's products, processes, or services. Prospective purchasers of any material or product should consult with manufacturers for specific technical and application recommendations.

Services offered on the Web

SCDOT offers several sites to access, download and/or submit information, forms, applications, permits, files, etc., in order to assist the user in conducting business with the SCDOT. These sites are offered as a convenience to the user. In the event the sites are unavailable, it is the users responsibility to contact the SCDOT to obtain or submit information, and to comply with SCDOT deadlines for these services.

Cameras on the Web

SCDOT is not responsible for inaccurate or outdated weather or road condition information seen on camera due to the unpredictable nature of the weather and its effects on roadways. Because weather, road and traffic conditions change rapidly, drivers are in the best position to perceive such conditions and adjust their driving accordingly. Those relying on information presented on this site do so at their own risk, and the State of South Carolina, SCDOT and any of their employees or agents shall not be liable for the accuracy of this information or any actions taken based on the information. Videotapes of roadways are not retained or archived by the SCDOT.

Procurement

SCDOT's web site displays procurement information for the convenience of all interested parties and shall not be construed as the official posting for procurement opportunities with the SCDOT. The official posting for all solicitation awards remains located at SCDOT Headquarters Building, 1st Floor College Street Entrance, 901 College Street, Columbia, SC.

The posted list of solicitations may not be all inclusive of bidding opportunities for the South Carolina Department of Transportation. Additional opportunities may be found in the "South Carolina Business Opportunities" publication that is issued bi-weekly by the Office of General Services, Materials Management Office or through highway construction contract lettings available by viewing the letting sites listed on the left side bar of this site.

Disclaimer: It is the vendor's responsibility to assure receipt of all amendments posted for solicitations that are downloaded. SCDOT will attempt to notify vendors by e-mail of amendments if the vendor submits an e-mail address during the downloading of the solicitation. Vendors are encouraged to check the web site prior to submittal of your bid/quote to assure you have received all posted amendments.

Purging of information on Web Site

Retention of documents, images, pictures, etc., on the SCDOT web site is controlled exclusively by SCDOT. SCDOT has the sole discretion, without notice to the public, to erase and purge any and all information contained on its web at any time.

Indemnification

If the State of South Carolina or SCDOT is involved in litigation and/or claims, in equity or by law, as a result of your use of our site, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the State of South Carolina, SCDOT and its affiliates and their respective employees and agents from and against any and a all claims, actions, demands, damages, costs, liabilities, losses, and expenses arising out of your use of the site.

Changed Terms

SCDOT has the right at any time to change or modify the terms and conditions applicable to use of the site or to impose new conditions. Any use of the site indicates that you accept the terms and conditions as posted at the time of use.

Miscellaneous

These terms of use constitute the entire agreement of the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersede all previous written or oral agreements between the parties with respect to such subject matter. These terms of use shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of South Carolina. No waiver by either party of any breach or default hereunder shall be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default. The section headings used herein are for convenience only and shall not be given any legal import.

Terms of use last updated on 9/24/2009

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