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#SCFlood: Roads, Bridges Brace For More Rain

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STORM SYSTEM MOVING ACROSS WATERLOGGED PALMETTO STATE …

While political battles rage regarding root causestotal repair costs and methods of payment, it’s important to remember the Palmetto State’s road and bridge crisis is ongoing.

As of this writing, a total of 231 roads and 105 bridges in South Carolina remain closed in the aftermath of “Floodmaggedon” – this month’s historic rainfall/ flooding event.

That’s down from a total of 368 roads and 159 bridges late Monday – arguably the peak of the crisis.

Oh, and there’s a big line of thunderstorms currently moving across the state that’s going to dump additional rainfall on soaked cities and swollen rivers …

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storm system

Not good …

Flash flood watches and warnings are in effect all over the state, which was already significantly saturated prior to “Floodmaggedon” dumping several trillion gallons of rain on it this week.

For the official update on road and bridge closings, check out the S.C. Department of Transportation (SCDOT)’s website – although as one of our readers recently pointed out this agency hasn’t exactly been on the leading edge during this historic storm.

Nonetheless, here is their latest information …

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