The South Carolina Department of Transportation
(SCDOT) reports that all lanes of Interstate 95, both southbound and
northbound, are open to traffic with no current traffic delays related to the to
flooding from Tropical Storm Bonnie.
I-95 southbound Exit 22 at US 17 remains closed at
the Town of Ridgeland.
The following roads in Jasper County near Ridgeland
are currently closed due to flooding from Tropical Storm Bonnie:
US 17 near I-95, Exit 22
Old House Road (SC 336) closed from Bees
Creek (S-13) to Low Country Drive (Cooler Store)
Calf Pen Bay Road (SC 652) closed from
Grays Highway (US 278) Cypress Branch Road (US 601)
Tarboro Road (S-22) closed from Lynch
Ford Road (S-14) to Malphrus Road (S-39)
Frontage Road (S-425) closed
Sisters Ferry Road (S-55) closed
Carters Mill Road (S-48) closed
SCDOT crews will continue to monitor water levels at
these locations and make any necessary repairs once the water recedes so that
the roads can be safely opened as soon as possible.
SCDOT urges motorists to stay off the roads in these
areas if possible and do not drive around barricades where roads are flooded
Secretary of Transportation, Christy A. Hall would
like to thank the Highway Patrol and local law enforcement for their assistance
during this event. In addition, Secretary Hall wishes everyone safe travels
during the Memorial Day weekend.