Pickens County road improvement updates from Rep. Neal Collins

EASLEY, SC — South Carolina District 5 State Representative Neal Collins took to social media today to share some big developments impacting our area, specifically concerning road improvements.

He shared that the Legislature has approved $250m of the state’s surplus budget for this year to be used for improving local roads.

Pickens County will receive $3.5m of the $250m allocated for the road improvements.

The Pickens County Transportation Committee determined the following roads would receive the improvements:

  • Silver Creek Road in Central
  • Golden Creek Road in Liberty
  • Cove Creek Road in Pickens
  • Holly Springs School Road in Pickens
  • Ann Drive in Liberty

What is the Pickens County Transportation Committee?

The Pickens County Transportation Committee is a board of 6 members who oversee and make decisions about roads in Pickens County.

PCTC board members include:

  • Duane Greene – Chairman 
  • Daniel Crosby
  • Mike Lamar
  • Richard Robertson
  • Jimmy Lee Dodgens
  • Jerry Chapman

About Representative Neal Collins

Rep. Neal Collins (R) is the District 5 Representative in the South Carolina House of Representatives. He was first elected in 2016.

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