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I-26 Aviation Avenue ramp opening postponed

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

Officials announced that the opening of the Aviation Avenue ramps that was scheduled for Wednesday night has been postponed due to equipment breakdown by a subcontractor.

This will also mean the planned temporary closure of the Remount Road entrance ramp to I-26 West and exit ramp from I-26 East will be postponed.

According to officials, the subcontractor is responsible for erasing the old striping, which must be completed for safety reasons before the ramps and additional Westbound lane of I-26 can be opening to traffic.

Officials are working to find other options to have the work performed and hope to announce a revised opening date soon.

Motorists should still watch for slowed traffic after midnight the next several nights, beginning tonight, for overhead sign placement on Interstate 26 between Remount Road and Interstate 526.

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