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To assess the potential archeological impact by the proposed Double Branch Interceptor Sewer project for the City of West Columbia, the Institute of Archeology and Anthropology conducted a week long survey of the approximate four mile long sewerline right-of-way. The survey consisted of a pedestrian transect of the corridor to inspect exposed ground surfaces and a limited shovel testing program. Three sites were located adjacent to the right-of-way. If these sites are avoided during the construction phase, they should experience no adverse impacts. An archeological clearance is recommended for the fifty-foot right-of-way.
The South Carolina Institute of Archeology and Anthropology--University of South Carolina
Excavations, Lexington County, West Columbia, South Carolina, Archeology
Sexton, Jim, "Archeological Survey of the Proposed Double Branch Interceptor Sewer: Lexington County, South Carolina" (1980). Research Manuscript Series. 172.