The US 17 Corridor Congestion Improvement Study is led by Charleston County Transportation Development, in partnership with the City of Charleston. 


Project Advisory Committee (PAC)

Keith Benjamin, City of Charleston Traffic & Transportation

Christopher Morgan, City of Charleston Planning & Sustainability

Brent Rewis, PE, SCDOT

Josh Johnson, PE, PTOE, SCDOT

Richard Turner, PE, Charleston County Transportation Development

Steve Thigpen, PE, Charleston County Transportation Development

Andrea Pietras, AICP, Charleston County Planning

Ron Mitchum, BCDCOG


Project stakeholders

Targeted stakeholder groups have been identified to document the unique needs of the various groups represented in the project study area, allow for input to the public involvement process, and serve as ambassadors for the study. Representatives from the following stakeholder group categories will be invited to participate in scheduled Project Stakeholder Meetings.

Public Agency

West Ashley Neighborhood Leaders

Downtown Neighborhood Leaders

Civic/Community

Large Employer

Technical & Emergency Services


Project study team