Highway 17 North intersection closed overnight

MT. PLEASANT, SC (WCSC) - A road closure will begin at the intersection of Highway 17 and Highway 41 tonight at 10 p.m. as construction crews lay asphalt.

Until 6 a.m. Thursday, the intersection will be closed to all but soutbound traffic on Highway 17.

Motorists arriving from Highway 41 will be detoured to the old intersection at the Greater Goodwill AME Church and KFC.

Northbound traffic on Highway 17 will be detoured right at Hamlin Road, left onto Rifle Range Road, then left onto Porchers Bluff Road and back to Highway 17.  Motorists heading north on Highway 17 wishing to turn onto US 41 should turn left just after Hamlin Road and before the KFC.

Motorists on Highway 41 wanting to go north on Highway 17 will be directed to the detour route at Hamlin Road.

Southbound traffic on Highway 17 will be reduced to a single lane and allowed to proceed through the closed intersection. Southbound traffic wishing to turn onto Highway 41 should proceed through the closed intersection to just after the BP station where they can turn right onto Highway 41.

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