UPDATE: More closures scheduled for Highway 17

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (WCSC) - Mount Pleasant officials have added a number of overnight closures for Highway 17 as crews continue to add girders to the highway.

Officials say five girders are in place and there two more to go for the new Hungryneck/I-526 bridge over US 17. Initially, closures were only planned through May 21, but they will now last until May 24.

Bad weather may lead to additional closures on the ramp.

All northbound and southbound lanes will be closed during the following times:

  • 10:30 pm on Friday, May 18 to 7:30 am on Saturday, May 19
  • 10:30 pm on Saturday, May 19 to 9:00 am on Sunday, May 20
  • 11:30 pm on Monday, May 21 to 5:00 am. on Tuesday, May 22
  • 11:30 pm on Tuesday, May 22 to 5:00 am. on Wednesday, May 23
  • 11:30 pm on Wednesday, May 23 to 5:00 am. on Thursday, May 24