Shoulders to close in Beaufort County for tree clearing

BEAUFORT COUNTY, S.C. (WCIV) -- There will be shoulder closures along westbound Highway 278 from Hilton Head Island bridges to Buckingham Plantation Drive Wednesday through Friday.

The closures are needed for the contractors to clear the trees along the shoulder and install a double row of fencing.

The closures will take place from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. each day.

Drivers traveling near the project's construction zone are asked to watch out for equipment and crews working in the area.