County studying road needs before seeking penny tax hike again

The push for a 2016 referendum on a penny sales tax increase for road improvements has slowed as Lexington County officials await an estimate on upkeep for 1,200 miles of routes.

County public works officials are developing a package of repairs needed on 650 miles of dirt roads and 550 miles of paved streets they maintain, some of which could wind up in a new tax plan submitted to voters.

Read the entire article by Tim Flach at The State

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