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Highway 17 reopens following blown transformer in Mt. Pleasant

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Traffic moving again along Hwy 17 in Mount Pleasant. Traffic moving again along Hwy 17 in Mount Pleasant.
Traffic backed up on Highway 17 southbound earlier Wednesday. Traffic backed up on Highway 17 southbound earlier Wednesday.
Mt. Pleasant police block Hwy 17 in both directions at Shellmore as SCE&G crew works to repair downed power lines. Mt. Pleasant police block Hwy 17 in both directions at Shellmore as SCE&G crew works to repair downed power lines.
CHARLESTON, SC -

Highway 17 is open again in both directions.

Mount Pleasant police closed the highway Wednesday morning after a transformer on the power pole at Shellmore Blvd. blew.

Power appears to be restored to those affected.

Gusty winds continue across the area in the wake of a strong front that moved through overnight.

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