The Columbia Corridor Management Plan consist of 83 miles of interstate and freeway facilities along the following sections:
There are three (3) interstate to interstate and two (2) interstate to freeway interchanges along with 44 interstate to surface street interchanges. The interchange of I-20/I-26 and I-126 is being evaluated as a standalone project know as Carolina Crossroads.
The guiding study principle is the Congestion Management Process utilizing performance measures to identify and vet strategies. The study will focus on the following four identified approaches:
The study team will be guided by a Steering Committee of transportation professional from Federal, State, Counties and Municipalities within the study area. A Stakeholder Committee of local business and industry leaders as well as State and Local elected officials. Committee input will received and vetted over four (4) schedule meeting. In addition, the study team will receive input from the public at two (2) public information meeting where concepts and ideas will be exchanged gauge public opinion of the study approach and outcome.
The final deliverable of the project will be a Corridor Management Plan for 2040 with a phased implementation plan based on a matrix of congestion reduction benefit and cost benefit analysis.