The South Carolina Department of Transportation s Engineering District 1 serves the residents of Kershaw, Lee, Lexington, Richland and Sumter counties in South Carolina. The South Carolina Department of Transportation works to serve citizens and promote safe and efficient transportation. It launches a campaign to educate the public about the safety benefits of rumble strips. The department also responds to emergency situations that are critical for the protection of the traveling public. It works to offers road and structural design services. The department administers the Youth Corps Program, which includes employment and training program that offers summer work for individuals between the ages of 16 and 21.