- Associated Press - Tuesday, January 28, 2014

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - The Ravenel Bridge and several other bridges in the Charleston area have been closed as an ice storm moves into the region.

Mount Pleasant Police announced the closing of the Ravenel Bridge on their Twitter feed around 8 p.m. Tuesday. The eight-lane, two-mile bridge carries traffic from Charleston to Mount Pleasant and is one of the main transportation links in the area.

Other agencies followed closing the Ben Sawyer Bridge, the Isle of Palms Connector and other bridges.

Authorities gave no indication when the bridges might reopen.

Ice was also reported on other bridges along the South Carolina coast.



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