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Wando Bridge open; Other major bridges still closed

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

A number of bridges throughout the Lowcountry remain closed Wednesday due to icy conditions from Winter Storm 2014.

Officials with the Mount Pleasant Police Department say the Arthur Ravenel Bridge, and the Isle of Palms Connector are still closed Wednesday morning. In addition, the Don Holt Bridge, Stono River Bridge and the Berlin G. Myers Parkway are also closed. 

Bridge / Road Closures

  • Ravenel Bridge
  • Don Holt Bridge (on I-526)
  • Isle of Palms Connector
  • Stono Ferry Bridge
  • Berlin G. Myers Parkway
Additionally, Mt. Pleasant police say the Bowman Road overpass is getting iced over. 

Authorities announced through Twitter the closing of the Ravenel Bridge a little before 8 p.m. Tuesday. It has been shut down since. According to officials, the bridge was shutdown due to ice, and it could remain closed all day Wednesday. 

The North Bridge was also closed Tuesday night, but has since been reopened. 

According to the City of Charleston, the Ashley River Bridge and the James Island Connector are open after being salted, but advise travel should be limited.

Mount Pleasant and much of the Lowcountry is still under a winter storm warning until Wednesday morning.

Live 5 Meteorologist Bill Walsh says areas of Moncks Corner, Summerville, St. Stephen and Bonneau are still experiencing freezing rain.

Dorchester and Colleton counties are getting a mix of sleet and rain. While residents are reporting the same in areas including Mount Pleasant and Daniel Island.

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