Mount Pleasant road closures, wastewater main repair to continue

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCIV) - Rifle Range Road north bound from Franke Drive and south bound from the Isle of Palms connector will remain closed to traffic as wastewater main repair continues.

Mount Pleasant Waterworks officials say emergency repairs will not be completed until Thursday, August 30 due to the size and nature of the break.

Long Grove Drive will remain completely closed. Residents of the Sweetgrass Neighborhood will have access to their homes.

Mount Pleasant Waterworks is working along with Chandler Construction on the repair.{} Waterworks is working additionally to clean the waste that flowed into the pond near Seaside Farms. Residents are asked to avoid contact with this body of water until notified.

Residents from Seaside Farms to Porcher Bluff Road are asked to limit the use of the wastewater system, which includes flushing toilets, to reduce the possibility of overflow.

Residents are urged to report any indications of a sewage spill.{} If you see any sewage spilling from a manhole please call the Mount Pleasant Waterworks' at 884-9626.