COASTAL CAROLINA OPERATIONAL BRIDGE CLOSURES
Due to the projected path of Hurricane FLORENCE and the evacuation of Coastal Carolina counties, the draw bridges listed below will be closed to all marine traffic beginning at 12:00 p.m. on September 11, 2018. Mariners are urged to prepare and plan transits accordingly to avoid unnecessary disruption.
*Little River Swing Bridge: Horry County, South Carolina
*Socastee Swing Bridge, Horry County, South Carolina
*Ben Sawyer, Charleston County, South Carolina
***Wappoo Cut Bridge, Charleston County, South Carolina*****************
***Hwy 17 Ashley River Bridges, Charleston County, South Carolina*********
For more information regarding evacuation routes log onto the South Carolina Department of Transportation website at: http://www.scdot.org. For more information regarding this tropical/subtropical system, log onto The National Hurricane Centers website at: www.nhc.noaa.gov.
For questions regarding the closures, please contact the South Carolina Department of Transportation at: (855) 467-2368.
This MSIB can be viewed at https://homeport.uscg.mil/port-directory/charleston.
For Heavy Weather Advisory Group (HWAG) or Waterway specific questions, please contact (843) 323-7761.
For Facility and Vessel specific questions, please contact (843) 740-3186 or (843) 302-1009.
For maritime related emergencies, please contact the Sector Charleston Command Center at (843) 740-7050.