Around 125,000 people are expected to attend Independence Day fireworks shows near Lake Wylie, the York County Sheriff’s Office says, so spectators should expect traffic delays of two hours or longer after the show has ended. Special traffic patterns will be in effect.
Drivers should expect delays near the Buster Boyd Bridge on S.C. 49 at the state line and at Carowinds Boulevard at Interstate 77.
Drivers should not call 911 to report traffic or congestion and law enforcement officers from different jurisdictions will be out “in force.”
The Sheriff’s Office issued the following traffic guidelines:
Buster Boyd Bridge area
Carowinds Boulevard/Interstate 77 (Exit 90)