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Hwy. 17 Bypass partially reopens at Hwy. 544 after traffic signal struck

Source: Jonathan Dick Source: Jonathan Dick
SCDOT camera on Hwy. 17 Bypass at Hwy 544 SCDOT camera on Hwy. 17 Bypass at Hwy 544
SCDOT is replacing a traffic signal that was struck. (Source: SCDOT) SCDOT is replacing a traffic signal that was struck. (Source: SCDOT)
HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Highway 17 Bypass was closed in both directions at Highway 544 for several hours Friday afternoon while the South Carolina Department of Transportation replaced a traffic signal that was struck.

At about 3:30 p.m., all northbound and one southbound lane reopened, with one southbound lane still closed at the intersection with Coventry Road, where crews continued to work.

The South Carolina Department of Transportation was reporting an obstruction on the roadway on Highway 17 Bypass southbound at Coventry Road. An official confirmed that a traffic signal was struck, and crews closed the road in both directions while they replace it.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol reported a hit and run with no injuries at U.S. 17 Bypass at Coventry Road at 10:44 a.m.

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