Traffic

Fatal collision I-26 west bound near exit 209 leaves traffic delays

CHARLESTON S.C. (WOLO)-  According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, I-26 West from Charleston is experiencing high traffic due to a fatal collision. Officials hope to have the interstate cleared by 7 am. Commuters to Columbia from Charleston are being detoured to exit 209 and on to U.S. 52 connector that’s according to Trooper Matt of South Carolina High Way Patrol’s…

Deputies divert traffic following fatal accident in Lexington County

UPDATE (1/3) The vehicles involved in the fatality collision have been removed from the roadway at SC-6/South Lake Drive and I-20 and officers are completing their investigation for reconstruction purposes. pic.twitter.com/lbDY3Vx07t — Lexington Police(SC) (@LexingtonPD) October 16, 2018 UPDATE (2/3) – Outbound traffic from the Town of Lexington, SC on South Lake Drive will continue to be diverted onto I-20…

Two Notch Road Ramp Closures this Weekend

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– There will be some traffic detours at night this weekend near Two Notch road. According to the SC DOT, the southbound ramp from Two Notch Road onto I-77 will be closed Saturday, March 17 and Sunday, March 18 during night time hours to allow the contractor to widen I-77 in this area. The closure is set to…

Lexington Police to Conduct Traffic Safety Checkpoints

LEXINGTON, SC (WOLO)– Lexington Police will be setting up traffic safety check points on Monday, September 18. The Police Chief says the checkpoints are in response to continued concerns of traffic collisions. According to Police, the safety enforcement will include, focusing on speed in school zones, seatbelt usage, following too closely, speeding and aggressive driving, as well as texting while…

Watch: Overturned Tractor Trailer blocks traffic for hours

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–Many of you may have spent Tuesday afternoon backed up in traffic on 1-77. The reason…the South Carolina Department of Public Safety says an overturned tractor trailer blocked all north bound lanes, near mile marker, 24 for hours. No word on the cause of the accident. Traffic opened to all lanes late Tuesday afternoon. Categories: Local News, News…

Portion of Leesburg Road to close May 31st

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–Get ready to make some changes in your commute. According to the South Carolina Department of Transportation, they plan to close a portion of Leesburg Road in Richland County to install a drainage pipe crossing in the Lester Farms area. The work is scheduled to begin May 31, 2016, and be completed by June 3, 2016, weather permitting….

Watch: CPD Officer Seriously Injured in Crash

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– A spokesperson for the Columbia Police Department says an officer was involved in a collision on I-126 at the Broad River Bridge. Police say Officer Pete Conklin was seriously injured and transported to a nearby hospital where he is recovering in the ICU following surgery. According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol the Officer Conklin was investigating…