Progress and Update

Online Progress Tracking Map

Disclaimer: The data on the webmap will be updated as progress is reported


“This park is a great step forward in our joint efforts to reimagine Folly Road to a more walkable and green corridor, as well as our efforts to improve and protect the water quality of James Island Creek.” Mayor Woolsey, November 1, 2021

Pictured right to left: Town Mayor Bill Woolsey, City Councilwoman Carol Jackson, William Phil Brantley, City Mayor John Tecklenburg, Town Councilman Garrett Milliken, County Councilwoman Jenny Honeycutt, and Town Councilman Troy Mullinax.


  • 2016

    • Plan adopted
    • Overlay district adopted
    • Steering Committee established
  • 2018

    • Phase 1 project planning and design begins
  • 2019

    • Program management consultant hired
    • Recommendations prioritized
  • 2020

    • Steering Committee operating agreement adopted
    • New branding created
    • Independent website launched
    • First State of the Plan event held
    • Funding secured for pedestrian improvements at Folly /Fort Johnson
    • Multi-use path requirement added to overlay district in three jurisdictions
  • 2021

    • Multi-use path design guidance created
    • Anticipated …
    • Business and property owner group to be established
    • Second State of the Plan event to be held
    • Design of pedestrian improvements at Folly /Fort Johnson to begin
  • 2022

    Phase 2 location identified from George Griffith Blvd. to S. Grimball Road.

    Ongoing meetings to establish Beach Shuttle Survey, identify location of next phase, planning and preparation of TST application.

  • 2023

    In-person meetings re-established.

    Community event planned alongside Charleston Moves to reignite the Plan and gather input for future phases.

For questions about the Rethink Folly Road Plan, please contact:

Flannery Antinoro, Town of James Island |

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