Late today, in consultation with the National Weather Service, city of Charleston public safety officials issued a travel advisory for tomorrow morning between the hours of 7:30 and 10 am, when unusually high tides and heavy winds could combine to create significant tidal flooding and the possibility of temporary road closures in several areas of the city.
“As conditions remain favorable for flooding related to tidal influences, particularly at high tide around 8:30 am, I want to urge motorists to exercise caution, and remain alert to the possibility of standing water on our roadways,” said City of Charleston Director of Emergency Management Shannon Scaff.
In preparation for the anticipated flooding, city Public Service crews are checking stormwater systems, clearing drains with Vactor trucks, and pre-staging temporary pumps in low-lying areas.
In addition, public safety officials are monitoring conditions and mobilizing personnel and assets for tomorrow’s expected flooding.
City of Charleston Police Captain Chip Searson said, “To ensure motorists’ safety, we ask that citizens respect barricades and avoid driving through standing water of unknown depth.”
Based on data collected during recent flooding events, citizens are cautioned that the following intersections and areas are likely to be impacted:
- Lockwood Boulevard and Broad Street
- Calhoun Street between Courtenay Drive and Pitt Street
- Hagood Avenue and Fishburne Street
- Highway 61 exit ramp from Ashley River Bridge to Saint Andrews Boulevard
- Ashley River Bridge exit ramp onto Lockwood Drive
- Connector from Lockwood Drive to Calhoun Street at the base of the James Island Connector
- President Street between Bogard Street and Nunan Street
- Huger Street and King Street
Road closures will be updated throughout the morning on the city’s road closure map, which can be viewed here: http://gis.charleston-sc.gov/road-closures.
Charleston Community Sailing Expands Popular Sailing Program for Kids with Autism
Press Release Charleston Community Sailing is excited to announce an expanded summer sailing program for kids with Autism. Camp Cool...
Footlight Steps Back into the Spotlight with Queen Street Cabaret Series
Crowder to Play the Gaillard Center in November
Conroy Center Hosts Conversation with Travel Writers Bill Thompson and Lynn and Cele Seldon
Blue Bicycle Books to Host Book Release Party for Kate Fagan’s “All the Colors Came Out”
Weekend Buzz: Fun Things To Do In Charleston This Weekend
Park Circle Pride to Feature Six Days of Events Celebrating the LGBTQ+ Community
Uncategorized4 months ago
Types Of Personal Loans
Uncategorized1 year ago
Signs Your Third Eye Is Starting To See
Site Updates3 years ago
HCS Patreon Supporters
Resources8 years ago
Do You Speak Charleston? Pronunciation Guide
Resources8 years ago
Charity6 years ago
Charleston Nonprofits & Charities
Food6 years ago
Charleston’s Food Trucks
Uncategorized10 months ago
How to Use Instagram For Your Music Career?