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Public Information Meeting Scheduled for the Proposed Relocation of US 501 from Broadway Street to 9th Ave in Horry County

On December 28, 2018 in County News


The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has scheduled a Public Information Meeting for Tuesday, January 15, 2019, concerning the proposed relocation of US 501 in Myrtle Beach.  The proposed improvements along US 501 are from Broadway Street to 9th Avenue.

The meeting will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Myrtle Beach Train Depot, located at 851 Broadway Street in Myrtle Beach. The meeting will have a drop-in type format with displays for viewing and citizens will have the opportunity to provide written comments.  Formal, verbal comments will not be taken during this meeting; however, in the future if an official Public Hearing is held, citizens will have the opportunity to make formal, verbal comments. Project information, including meeting materials and comment forms will also be available on the project website:  or SCDOT website (, Public Involvement Portal).


The purpose of this meeting is to provide an opportunity to review and discuss individually with representatives from SCDOT the proposed improvements to US 501.  These improvements are intended to improve capacity and safety of the corridor.  Another purpose of the meeting is to gather information from the public or any interested organization on historic or cultural resources in the area.  Personnel from SCDOT will be available to answer questions and discuss the project with interested citizens on an individual basis.


Additional information concerning the project may be obtained by contacting Stacey Johnson, P.E., SCDOT Assistant Program Manager, at 803-737-3715 or by email at  Persons with disabilities who may require special accommodations should contact Ms. Betty Gray at 803-737-1395.