Traffic lights out at Highway 17 Bypass intersection near Lowe's - WMBFNews.com, Myrtle Beach/Florence SC, Weather

Traffic lights out at Highway 17 Bypass intersection near Lowe's in Surfside

Source: Michael Maely Source: Michael Maely
Source: Michael Maely Source: Michael Maely
Source: Michael Maely Source: Michael Maely
Source: Michael Maely Source: Michael Maely
Source: Michael Maely Source: Michael Maely

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – The traffic lights are out at the intersection of Highway 17 Bypass and South Strand Drive near Lowe’s in Surfside Beach after a trucker clipped the traffic light, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

SCHP says the lanes are back open but they are flagging vehicles through.

They say South Strand Drive will be closed for awhile.

WMBF News crews say the South Carolina Department of Transportation arrived at the scene around 8:42 p.m. to begin repairing the traffic lights.

Motorists should avoid the area if possible.

Stay tuned to WMBF News to bring you more on this story as it becomes available.

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