Heavy congestion expected northbound Hwy. 501 for next few hours

Stacked northbound lanes on Highway 501 on Monday at 1:12 p.m. | Source: SCDOT
Stacked northbound lanes on Highway 501 on Monday at 1:12 p.m. | Source: SCDOT

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Heavy congestion is expected on Highway 501 northbound in Horry and Marion counties for the next few hours.

The roads are heavy with traffic as travelers hit the highway to return home this Labor Day.

Drivers traveling Highway 501 North to I-95 
Alternate Route: Take Highway 31 North to Highway 9 North.
Continue on Highway 9 to I-95

An alternate route for drivers traveling to I-95 South:
Take Highway 378 in Conway
Continue on Hwy. 378 to I-95

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