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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...
5:03 am on Wednesday February 22, 2012

Skepticism of roads providing backgate traffic relief

As spring barrels towards us, some say the year is passing us by too quickly. If only we could route time through the infamous "backgate" intersection where nothing passes by quickly. While it's encouraging to see that construction for the Farrow...
7:57 am on Friday February 17, 2012

Palmetto Pointe Blvd undergoing changes (Update: Grab-N-Go almost complete)

Update, 2/17/12:  While there is no official opening date, the Grab-N-Go at the end of Palmetto Pointe Boulevard is quickly nearly completion. The plans for this convenience store were turned down by county officials in 2009, and when they were...
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