Part of Hwy 17 in Mt. Pleasant shuts down multiple nights

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCIV)-- The closures announced for this week have been revised to occur May 15 until May 21.

A portion of Highway 17 in Mount Pleasant will be completely shut down Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Friday and Saturday nights next week.

Crews will be installing girders for the new Hungryneck Boulevard/I-526 Bridge over US 17.

The closure times are as follows:
11:30 p.m. Tuesday May 15 until 5 a.m. Wednesday May 16
11:30 p.m. Wednesday May 16 until 5 a.m. Thursday May 17
11:30 p.m. Thursday May 17 until 5 a.m. Friday May 18
10:30 p.m. Friday May 19 until 7:30 a.m. Saturday May 20
10:30 p.m. Saturday May 20 until 9 a.m. Sunday May 21

Detours will be set up in the southbound and northbound lanes of Hwy 17.

Detour Routes

Highway 17 north bound traffic (heading to Awendaw) can follow detour signs to Bowman Road, just before the new Johnnie Dodds/Bowman Road overpass, take a left onto Bowman Road, continue onto Mathis Ferry Road, and follow Mathis Ferry Road north to US 17.

Should Highway 17 northbound traffic either miss the Bowman road exit before the new overpass or want to use Rifle Range Road, there is also a signed detour turning right from US 17 at the Wando Crossing shopping center (just after the Chuck Dawley/I-526 Overpass), then right onto Stuart Engals Boulevard, left onto Bowman Road, and left onto Rifle Range Road to US 17.

Highway 17 south bound traffic (heading towards Charleston) shall follow detour signs right onto Mathis Ferry Road.

Hungryneck Boulevard traffic is being re-routed to and from US 17 via Venning Road.