US 17 southbound traffic now open; gas leak secured

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (WCSC) - Officials with the Mount Pleasant Police Department say US 17 southbound traffic in Mount Pleasant is now open after being closed because of a natural gas leak that has been secured in the area of Carolina Park Boulevard.

SCE&G crews secured the gas leak and say repairs are in progress.

Earlier in the day, traffic was being diverted through Darrell Creek because of the gas leak.

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