The following is news release from Coast RTA:
Coast RTA will resume its Fixed Route and paratransit service throughout Horry and Georgetown Counties at 8 a.m. Tuesday, October 6.
As of this release, plans are to run all routes with the following exceptions:
Route 1 - Conway Circulator will NOT operate at all on Tuesday due to several road closings along the route.
Route 7/7X – There will be an express trip leaving the Conway Transit Center at 7 AM headed to Myrtle Beach. Route 7 will enter regular service at 8 AM leaving from Conway to the Myrtle Beach Transfer Station.
Route 16/16X – Begins service in Myrtle Beach at 8 AM and will make the 10 AM trip from Georgetown Transit Center. Route 16X trips will depart from the Georgetown Transit Center at 8AM and 8:15AM. There will be no service in Andrews, other parts of Georgetown or along 701 due to road closures in those areas.
Routes 15 North and 15 South with stops along Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach has been re-routed to Kings Highway, until further notice. Coast RTA anticipates making its first morning round on 16 and 16X along Ocean Boulevard but will alter its route following the initial morning schedule, pending any advisement from the local law enforcement.
"Coast RTA fully expects to resume full service on Wednesday. We encourage our passengers and public to continue checking media outlets, our website and social media channels for updates. Safety of our passengers and employees is our number one priority," said Piascik.