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Myrtle Ridge Drive to Temporarily Close for Maintenance

This notice is to inform the public of a full road closure in Horry County by the Department of Public Works.

Access through the work zone will be not be permitted during the road closure times. We apologize for any inconvenience caused while work is in progress. The schedule listed below may be affected by inclement weather and will be adjusted accordingly. If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact the Department of Public Works at (843) 915-5410.‚Äč 

Road Name:  Myrtle Ridge Drive

Closing Date: Wednesday, July 18, 2018 – 7:00 PM

Reopening Date: Thursday, July 19, 2018 – 6:00 AM

Purpose of Closing: Crossline Repair and Improvements

Access: Detour route only

Details: The work zone is located between Hwy 544 and Rolling Hills Drive. Due to the type of work being performed, no access through the work zone will be allowed during the road closure times listed (weather permitting). Alternate routes are shown below.

Detour Route: All Hwy 544 and Hwy 501 bound traffic must use the Castlewood Drive detour route.


Please see the map below for details.


River Oaks Drive & New Road Repairs

Conway, South Carolina —Horry County Public Works will be conducting road repairs on New Road (connector between Hwy 701 and Hwy 501) in Conway and River Oaks Drive in Myrtle Beach (in front of the River Oaks Golf Club) on Thursday, October 3 and Friday, October 4, 2013, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.  The roads will not be closed, however delays are possible and motorists are urged to find alternate routes. 


For more information, contact Horry County Public Works at 843-915-5410. 

Gurley Road Closed for Repairs

Conway, South Carolina —Gurley Road, off Highway 701 North in the Conway area of Horry County, has been closed for repairs by the Horry County Public Works Department. The road is expected to remain closed until 1 p.m. on Wednesday, August 21, 2013.

For more information, contact Horry County Public Works at 843-915-5410.