Plans advancing for senior living facility on often-congested Dorchester Road, see https://www.postandcourier.com/news/plans-advancing-for-senior-living-facility-on-often-congested-dorchester/article_7df6bb1e-3879-11ea-ab46-03e4fee77292.html
Opening of Trident Tech campus in Dorchester County [between Trolley and Ladson Rds on Dorchester Rd] pushed to spring 2020, see https://www.postandcourier.com/news/opening-of-trident-tech-campus-in-dorchester-county-pushed-to/article_cd0f718e-0a14-11ea-9a91-8fc55e593222.html
Mr. Jenkins made a motion, seconded by Mr. Bailey, to ratify a resolution to maintain a low maintenance planted median on Dorchester Road between Old Trolley and Ladson Roads. The motion carried unanimously. See https://www.summervillesc.gov/AgendaCenter/ViewFile/Minutes/_01092020-444.
“Going across Dorchester Road is a little like playing Frogger because it’s not pedestrian friendly, we widened everything and made it more auto oriented but hopefully we can come back in and make it easier for people to ride their bikes and walk to some of the assets that we have there,” she said.See https://www.live5news.com/2019/09/25/dorchester-county-plans-improvements-oakbrook-area/
The development zone is centered between Dorchester Road and Old Trolley Road, and according to the county, there are 33,041 people living within a 3-mile radius of the area. See https://www.postandcourier.com/news/behind-a-million-plan-to-revitalize-dorchester-county-s-oakbrook/article_f28b0d6a-0b04-11ea-b5fc-035959a9f463.html
Dorchester Road widening project still 12 years from completion, see https://www.postandcourier.com/news/dorchester-road-widening-project-still-years-from-completion/article_92ce5db2-8796-11e7-8e51-5ff4ed154185.html
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