Local Attorney Contacts Dot About Delemar Highway Dangers

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Bland Richter, LLP, submitted a letter to the state agency on Friday. The practice has offices in Charleston and Columbia.

The letter’s stated goal is to notify DOT “of a dangerous condition on Delemar Highway from Cooks Crossroads to Ashley Ridge High School.” It demands the agency repair the roadway’s “defects in a reasonable time.”

State law exempts state agencies from claims arising from road defects unless the agency fails to correct the defect in a reasonable amount of time after being notified of the problem.

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