Detour planned for North Main Street in Sumter



As Lafayette Diamond construction continues, temporary road closures on North Main Street are necessary to improve traffic flow in the area according to Sumter County Government, the S.C. Department of Transportation and the Palmetto Corp.

Road closures will begin at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, and end at 6 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 23. North Main Street will be closed from North Lafayette Drive at West Moore Street and East Moore Street to North Pike East and Strange Street. The intersection of North Main Street and Poulas Street will be closed, and the intersections of South Pike East and South Pike West at North Main Street will be closed.

Traffic traveling on U.S. 378 will not be affected by these closures.

Traffic will be directed to detour along East Calhoun Street to U.S. 401, then onto S.C. 81 (East Brewington Road) and back to North Main Street.

Signage will be in place to show the detour route.