Monday morning police from Mount Pleasant responded to the Ravenel Bridge after a person threatened to jump off.

The first reports came in around 7 a.m. about a person threatening to jump from the southbound side of the bridge.

At 11:45 a.m., police closed all southbound lanes of traffic as they dealt with the situation.

Traffic has crawled over the Ravenel Bridge throughout Monday morning as police activity blocked the right two southbound lanes.


Police are responding to a possible suicide attempt on the Ravanel Bridge

Traffic is crawling over the Ravenel Bridge as police activity blocks the right two southbound lanes.

If traveling from Mt. Pleasant to downtown Charleston, you can take I-526 to North Charleston then take I-26 into downtown.