SCDOT to close lane on Ravenel Bridge for safety inspections

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CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - A southbound lane on the Ravenel Bridge will be closed for part of the day on Wednesday and Thursday as crews conduct safety inspections on the bridge cables.

The lane closure is expected to last from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days and again the following week from April 22-25. According to SCDOT spokesman James Law, the far right lane in the southbound direction will be closed while the cable inspection takes place.

Drivers are urged to yield and slow down as crews work in the area and be aware of cones and other equipment.

The southbound lanes are those moving from Mount Pleasant and into downtown, so if you’re headed to I-26 or Meeting Street, you may have to move to the left for a period of time before moving back over to the right to get off the bridge.

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