HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Garden City Pier completely reopened Wednesday after several weeks of repairs .
According to the Garden City Pier Facebook page, repairs on the pier began on March 8; a crane was brought in to move into place 3,000-pound pilings and bundles of deck boards.
Part of the pier and surrounding businesses reopened on April 3. On April 16, the end of the pier was reopened after the crane and other construction equipment was removed. Repair work was extended beyond the original time frame when several more repairs were needed.
According to an employee at the Garden City Pier, fishermen returned to the pier on Wednesday, April 16, and are catching whiting, blues, small fin sharks, and puffer fish.
See photos and video of the pier's repairs on the Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/PieratGardenCity