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Rider Alert: Expect Service Delays in North Charleston-area Related to President Trump’s Visit

Rider Alert 02.28.2020
Beginning this afternoon and into this evening, please expect service delays and/or possible detours related to President Trump’s visit and subsequent road closures.

Potentially impacted routes include: Express 3, Express 4 and local routes 11, 12, 13 and 104, though traffic impacts could affect areas throughout the service area.

Customer service representatives will be standing by this afternoon at (843) 724-7420 to share details as they’re available.  Riders are also encouraged to download the transit app for real time arrival information regarding their route.

Updates will also be available via CARTA social media channels.

Update 1 – Express 4 Detour

Due to road closures in the Tanger Outlet area, Express 4 will not be able to service the following stops:

  • Stop 788 Fire Museum
  • Stop 789 Saks Fifth Ave.

Alternate stops for passengers in this area are as follows:

  • Stop 431 International Blvd./Centre Point
  • Stop 432 Centre point Dr./ Fashion
  • Stop 425 Centre Point Dr./Tanger Outlet Blvd.
  • Stop 409 Tanger Outlet/Hotel Rd.

*Riders please be advised this is subject to change

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