Event to mark end of U.S. Highway 17 project

BEAUFORT CO., SC (WTOC) – A ceremony is taking place Tuesday morning to mark the impending completion of the U.S. Highway 17 road construction project.

The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office, in conjunction with the South Carolina Highway Patrol, South Carolina Department of Transportation and Phillips & Jordan Inc. is hosting the event.

Marlon Jackson, project safety manager at Phillips & Jordan Inc., will present the Sheriff's Office and the South Carolina Highway Patrol with a token of appreciation for their involvement in the safety efforts that allowed the three-year project to be completed with no accidents occurring.

They will discuss how the construction has and will impact the area and highlight the dedication to its safe completion.

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