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Update: Robert Edge Parkway project beginning soon

Highway 17 North and South are closed due to a gas leak at White Point Road Wednesday, according to the North Myrtle Beach Department of Public Safety. Highway 17 North and South are closed due to a gas leak at White Point Road Wednesday, according to the North Myrtle Beach Department of Public Safety.

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – The Robert Edge Parkway repair project will begin Monday, September 7. Detours will be in place. The project will include repairing approach slabs, damaged roadway concrete, replacing and upgrading joint seals, and replacing the damaged slope protection.

The repairs are at the bridge approach slab on the west side of the Intracoastal Waterway, which is the transition between the roadway and the J. Bryan Floyd Bridge that spans the Waterway.

Detours will be posted using SC Highway 31(Carolina Bays Parkway), SC Highway 9 and US Highway 17, according to a news release from the City of North Myrtle Beach.

Key dates to follow are listed below:

  • September 7: At 11:59 PM: The eastbound (inbound) lanes on Robert Edge Parkway from US Highway 17 to beyond the bridge will close for approximately two weeks. Motorists will not be able to enter North Myrtle Beach using Robert Edge Parkway but will have to do so via alternate routes.
  • September 14: After evening rush hour, westbound lanes and sidewalk will also be closed.
  • September 21: After evening rush hour, westbound lanes opened up to traffic but the sidewalk will remain closed
  • September 25: Eastbound lanes and sidewalks to reopen.
  • September 25-30: Some periodic lane closures eastbound and/or westbound as needed for any remaining work.

 For more information, contact Jason Thompson, SCDOT District Bridge Engineer, at the Florence District Office (843) 661-4710

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