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SCDOT to give update on roads damaged by floods

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Damage to a road from rain and flood damage in the Upstate (File/FOX Carolina) Damage to a road from rain and flood damage in the Upstate (File/FOX Carolina)
COLUMBIA, SC (AP) -

State transportation officials plan to give an update on how much damage a summer of record-setting rains did to roads and bridges in South Carolina.

The update is on Thursday's agenda for a meeting of the state Transportation Commission.

The agency said in July that rains up to that point had damaged 99 roads, costing the state $1.3 million.

At least a dozen places across South Carolina reported the wettest period they have ever had between June and August. Areas in the Upstate received more than 30 inches of rain.

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