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Charleston’s WestEdge development promising to fix the area’s flooding problems

Category: Press Author: blueion Date: 07/20/18

Work continues on the nine-story 10 WestEdge mixed-use apartment and retail building rising at Lockwood Boulevard and Spring Street in Charleston. The nine-story, mixed-use building will house 350 apartments, a Publix supermarket and other retailers. Andrew J. Whitaker/ Staff

Alan and Amy Romanc’s third-floor condo in the Bristol Condominiums overlooks the Ashley River on one side, and from their balcony, they’ve got one of the best views in the building of “Lake Lockwood.”

That’s what they call the pool of stormwater that collects in the center of Lockwood Boulevard near the corner of Spring Street on the western edge of the Charleston peninsula. It’s been showing up during every heavy rain since they moved in a few years ago, but recently, the so-called lake seems to be growing.


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