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Great Pee Dee River bridge repairs cause lane closures

The South Carolina Department of Transportation plans to close one lane on northbound Interstate 95 to repair the Great Pee Dee River Bridge, near the Florence-Dillon county line. (Source: Ken Baker). The South Carolina Department of Transportation plans to close one lane on northbound Interstate 95 to repair the Great Pee Dee River Bridge, near the Florence-Dillon county line. (Source: Ken Baker).

FLORENCE COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - The South Carolina Department of Transportation plans to close one lane on northbound Interstate 95 to repair the Great Pee Dee River Bridge, near the Florence-Dillon county line.

The lane closure will begin on Wednesday, January 7 at 7 p.m., until approximately midnight. The lane closure will begin at northbound mile marker 176.

The closure will prepare for the demolition of a 20-foot section of deteriorated concrete. The closure will resume on Thursday, January 8, at 9 a.m.

The lane will reopen when demolition is completed, concrete is poured and then cured. The estimated time for completion of repairs is Friday, January 9 but the work schedule is subject to change due to weather conditions.

Motorists traveling along I-95 are urged to use caution in the work zone. Traffic congestion is expected.

Click here to check traffic conditions on I-95 and other highways in SC. 

For more information, contact SCDOT Assistant District Construction Engineer Jason Thompson at (843) 661-4710.

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