South Carolina, Wapoo Creek Bridge Closure

Written by Chuck Baier
May 15, 2019

The Coast Guard has authorized the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) to temporarily deviate from drawbridge operation regulation 33 CFR 117.911(d) that governs the SR 171/700 (Wappoo Cut) Bridge across the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (Wappoo Creek), mile 470.8 at Charleston, South Carolina.
Under this temporary deviation, the SR 171/700 (Wappoo Cut) Bridge is allowed to remain closed to navigation including tugs and tugs with tows, from 6:00 a.m. to 9:29 a.m. and 3:31 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 1st and Sunday, June 2nd, 2019 to facilitate the US Golf Association Event. From 0930 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. these dates, the draw shall open once an hour, on the half hour. Public vessels of the United States and vessels in distress shall be passed at any time. For Waterways questions, contact Sector Charleston Waterways Management Division at (843) 323-7761 or the Sector’s 24-hour Command Center Line at (843) 740-7050. Chart 11518

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Chuck Baier

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