Water line break on Rifle Range prompts early release for Sullivan's Island Elementary

MT. PLEASANT, SC (WCSC) - One lane of Rifle Range Road is closed to traffic after a water line break happened early Thursday morning under the road.

One lane is closed between Harbor Gate Subdivision and Myrick Road to allow crews to make  emergency repairs. The road will be closed until 10 p.m.

Sullivan's Island Elementary School will dismiss early at 12:30 p.m. as crews plan on shutting off water to the school at 1 p.m., officials said Thursday.

Crews responded to the emergency water line break at 4:30 a.m. The water line was damaged by a paving contractor's equipment making road improvements along Rifle Range Road.

Personnel are working with the Mt. Pleasant Police Department to provide a safe traveling path for traffic.

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