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10:37 am on Tuesday July 15, 2014

Horry County prepares for RIDE III penny sales tax for road projects

Horry County is starting the process for a new penny sales tax to pay for more road projects. First, a committee has to come together to figure out which roadways need work across the county.
9:46 am on Friday July 11, 2014

Backgate overpass set for completion, open to drivers in October

Here's an update on the 17 Bypass construction project at the old backgate in Myrtle Beach.  That's where the bypass intersects with Socastee Boulevard, which is Highway 707, and Farrow Parkway.  Work on the bridge approach lanes should end next...
7:32 am on Wednesday May 21, 2014

South Carolina Senate takes up bill to fix state-owned roads

A bill that would put more money toward fixing state-owned roads will be taken up for special order by the South Carolina Senate on Wednesday afternoon. Special order bills are debated, amended, and passed in one day.
8:00 am on Monday April 14, 2014

Horry County to try to claim surplus road money for S.C. 31 extension to North Carolina

via The Sun News: S.C. 31 could be extended to the North Carolina line if Horry County leaders can use proposed surplus funds from the current extension project on the south end of the county. Horry County leaders are hoping to convince State...
9:51 am on Thursday March 20, 2014

Highway workers hope higher speeding fines in work zones will become law in South Carolina

A new bill at the statehouse looks to double the fines for speeding in a work or construction zone. That bill in the senate would install a fine of $620 up from the current $310. However, a subcommittee may raise them even more to $1,000 for a first...
9:46 am on Thursday February 27, 2014

Federal proposal could have impact on SC roads

An announcement by President Obama Wednesday could mean good things for South Carolina road repair and construction projects, but there's a catch...
8:19 am on Friday February 7, 2014

SC senator proposes gas tax alternative

via WBTW: "...Senator Hugh Leatherman of Florence has an idea. He no longer wants to tax drivers by the gallon. Instead, he wants to charge drivers by the miles driven. By charging per mile driven, Senator Leatherman hopes the revenues the state...
1:55 pm on Friday January 31, 2014

Intersection of Main St and Ocean Blvd in NMB will be closed all of Feb.

The intersection of Main Street and Ocean Boulevard will close Monday, February 3 due to construction work associated with the Main Street Ocean Outfall project.
2:31 pm on Wednesday January 15, 2014

$6.5 Million in improvements coming to Ocean Boulevard in North Myrtle Beach

The City of North Myrtle Beach is moving forward with $6.5 million in improvements to Ocean Boulevard in the Crescent Beach section. One of the projects, with an estimated value of $3.5 million and funded by the South Carolina Department of...
3:21 am on Tuesday September 17, 2013

Charles Street getting refreshed traffic lights

This October new traffic light poles are slated to be installed along Charles Street at intersections with Boundary, Craven, and Bay streets. The changes reflect other work done along Carteret Street where the cable-stay lights were replaced with...