FOREST ACRES, S.C. — The intersection of Forest Drive and Trenholm Road will be under construction beginning Tuesday, May 26. 

According to a Facebook post, The City of Columbia is installing a new waterline and traffic patterns for the intersection will be impacted. 

- Through traffic on Forest Dr. will not be permitted, right hand turns will be allowed on all 4 sides of the intersection.

- Trenholm Rd. traffic will still be allowed to pass through the intersection but will not be allowed to make left hand turns. There will be detours in place to manage traffic that wishes to turn left from all directions and a detour in place for the traffic trying to pass through on Forest Dr.

- These conditions will temporarily be in place from 7:00 PM Tuesday night until 6:00 AM each morning to allow normal traffic flow throughout the day.

- This schedule is expected to last until Friday May 29.

According to the post, the changes will be as follows: 

  • Through traffic on Forest Dr. will not be permitted, right hand turns will be allowed on all 4 sides of the intersection.
  • Trenholm Rd. traffic will be allowed to pass through the intersection but will not be allowed to make left hand turns. There will be detours in place to manage traffic that wishes to turn left from all directions and a detour in place for the traffic trying to pass through on Forest Dr.
  • These conditions will temporarily be in place from 7 p.m. Tuesday night until 6 a.m. each morning to allow normal traffic flow throughout the day.

This construction is expected to last until Friday, May 29.