I-26 lane closures in Berkeley County start on Saturday

I-26 lane closures in Berkeley County start on Saturday

BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Officials say I-26 lane closures in Berkeley County will begin this Saturday.

According to Banks Construction Company, there will be lane lane closures on I-26 eastbound and westbound from mile marker 198 to 196 from April 1, 2017 through June 30, 2017.

"The lane closure operations are expected to begin at 9:00 pm, and lanes will be opened back up on or before 6:00am," officials said."One lane on each side of the interstate will always remain open for the traveling public. Drivers are encouraged to download and use the SCDOT 511 App for smartphones for traffic information."

Officials are advising drivers traveling near the project's construction zone to be aware of equipment and crews working in the area at all times.

Drivers are also asked to notice and comply with traffic control signs, reductions in speed limits, and message board information.

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