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  • Mellichamp/Goethe Construction

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    December 15, 2017

    December 14, 2017


    For More Information:

    Debbie Szpanka

    Public Information Officer

    Town of Bluffton

    20 Bridge Street

    Bluffton, South Carolina 29910

    (Office): 843.706.4534

    (Cell):     843.540.2274

    (Email):  dszpanka@townofbluffton.com


    Update: Dr. Mellichamp Drive Streetscape

    Street Closures Expected as Construction Progresses


    The Dr. Mellichamp Drive Streetscape Project is entering the construction phase when new drainage pipes crossing, new concrete curb, concrete storm drain boxes, and pervious parking stalls on Dr. Mellichamp Drive will be installed in the section between Promenade Street and Goethe Road.  This construction phase will begin 12.14.2017 and continue into early 2018. 

    Upcoming work will require the closure of a portion of the Mellichamp corridor from Promenade Street to Goethe Road.  Please follow signs and directions from construction crew members. Public access via Goethe Road will be periodically closed while this work is underway.  Access to all existing businesses on Dr. Mellichamp Drive will available during the closure process via Bluffton Road and Promenade Street.

    About the Dr. Mellichamp Streetscape Enhancement Project:

    The Dr. Mellichamp Streetscape Enhancement Project will provide new on-street public parking spaces in the Bluffton Historic District as well as connect and activate an existing public parking supply within close proximity. Upon completion, it will enhance roadway, parking and walkability along the entire corridor of Dr. Mellichamp Drive between Goethe Road and Bluffton Road.  These enhancements include sidewalks, pedestrian crossings, street lights, landscaping, and increased parking.

    For more information about the Dr. Mellichamp Drive Streetscape project, contact Bryan McIlwee, the Town’s Director of Engineering, at (843) 706-7824 or bmcilwee@townofbluffton.sc.gov.