Charleston is closed: Access to the peninsula blocked

Hail Atlantis


Remember that time they closed down Charleston and we all got drunk and/or laid? Well, that's what's happening right now.

According to City of Charleston officials, access to the peninsula is blocked off to all traffic except for emergency personnel and hospital employees. Those guys and gals will still have to show their badges to get peninsula access.

So what does that mean for the rest of us? See the aforementioned remark about getting drunk and/or laid. Seriously, guys, do one or both. Don't go out on the road. And if you're one of those poor misguided souls walking barefoot through the wastewater streams, enjoy the ringworm and hepatitis C and thanks for all the standup paddleboard tweets.

I don't know about you, but if the rain keeps up like this, the Save Shem Creek crowd will be transformed into that quaint coastal village they keep crowing about.

P.S. Oddly enough, the campground at James Island County Park remains open. Worst camping trip ever.

Update 10:21 a.m. Here's a list of all the streets closed in the City of Charleston:

Update 10:35 a.m. Here's a list of road closures in southern North Charleston: Meeting Street Road/Spruill Avenue merge to Kingsworth Ave. (Union Heights), portion of Joppa Avenue (Union Heights), and Cosgrove Avenue from Rivers Avenue to Azalea Road.


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