Tag Archives: gas tax credit

No bad bridges fixed under gas-tax-hike law, slow progress with other funds

June 12, 2019

0 Comments

By RICK BRUNDRETT The state transportation department hasn’t replaced one bad bridge with gas-tax-hike revenues collected for nearly two years – despite promises by lawmakers that the money would be used to fix South Carolina’s crumbling roads and bridges. And the Department of Transportation has completed relatively few bridge projects in recent years with other […]

Continue reading...

Year 1 of the gas-tax-hike law: Hundreds of millions collected, little spent

August 22, 2018

0 Comments

  By RICK BRUNDRETT One year after the state law took effect hiking the gasoline tax and other fees that lawmakers promised would go toward fixing South Carolina’s deteriorating roads and bridges, motorists continue to see little results for their money. Documents with the state Department of Transportation and Comptroller General’s Office show that of […]

Continue reading...