SC Ports: Delayed opening of terminals could affect traffic Monday morning


CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) – The South Carolina Department of Transportation is asking drivers to plan ahead for their drive to work Monday morning after the South Carolina Ports Authority announced a delayed opening.
All SC Ports’ marine terminals and inland ports will be delayed until 10 a.m. Monday, according to South Carolina Ports Authority spokesperson Laura Clifton.
The SCDOT advised that traffic delays in and around the area are possible, especially during peak travel periods.
Those who travel on Interstate 526 should plan ahead or seek alternate routes for their morning commutes.
SC Ports made the following announcement Sunday night:
SC Ports is working to resume operations as quickly as possible. Reopening is currently set for 10 a.m. at all terminals. Please frequently monitor this post on for updates and confirmed opening time as this is a fluid situation.
SC Ports is working closely with its vendor to swiftly resume operations. We will communicate all updates to our maritime partners, customers and community members as information becomes available.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
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