Construction at Scott and Port Republic streets
Updated Aug. 25: According to Kathy Kilgore, owner of Divine Shoes on Scott Street, the work being done is to repair a South Carolina Electric & Gas gas line.
A Columbia spokesman for SCE&G confirmed that this morning and said crews indeed are performing routine maintenance on a line and also are replacing a valve. The road is expected to be back open to traffic by Friday morning.
Reported Aug. 24: Scott Street at its intersection with Port Republic Street will be closed through the end of Wednesday, according to a local business owner.
Looks like they're doing some road/utility work at the intersection.
We'll let you know if we hear what's going on.