Coast RTA to operate on modified routes June 8-13 due to CCMF - WMBFNews.com, Myrtle Beach/Florence SC, Weather

Coast RTA to operate on modified routes June 8-13 due to CCMF

(Source: Myrtle Beach City Government Facebook page) (Source: Myrtle Beach City Government Facebook page)

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – The Coast RTA has announced changes and modified routes from Thursday, June 8 to Tuesday, June 13 due to road closures for the Carolina Country Music Festival. The affected routes include 15 North, 15 South, 16, 16 Express, and the Entertainment Shuttle, according to a news release from Coast RTA.

Below are details on the modified routes from the Coast RTA news release:

Route 15 North will operate on a modified route using Oak Street to 21st Avenue North inbound and outbound from the Transfer Station due to street closures and the 2017 Carolina Country Music Fest at the Old Pavilion site. There will be NO service on Kings Highway from Mr. Joe White Avenue through 21st Avenue North. Coast RTA's normal route service on these routes will resume on Wednesday, June 14.

Route 15 South will operate on a modified route using 3rd Avenue South & Kings Hwy due to street closures and the 2017 Carolina Country Music Fest at the Old Pavilion site. Service will continue along Kings Highway through 29th Avenue North and then return to Ocean Boulevard. Coast RTA's normal route service on these routes will resume on Wednesday, June 14.

Routes 16 and 16 Express will operate on a modified route using 3rd Avenue South & Kings Hwy due to street closures for the 2017 Carolina Country Music Fest at the Old Pavilion site. Routes 16 (6 AM ONLY) and 16 Express will continue along Kings Highway through 29th Avenue North and then return to Ocean Boulevard.

Additional trips for Route 16 will operate on a modified route using 3rd Avenue South & Broadway Street to the Transfer Station. There will be NO service on Kings Highway from 3rd Avenue South through 10th Avenue North. Coast RTA's normal route service on these routes will resume on Wednesday, June 14.

Coast RTA's Entertainment Shuttle will be affected as well. Shuttle stops from 10th Avenue North through 20th Avenue North will access Kings Hwy/US 17 due to road closures for 2017 Carolina Country Music Fest at the old Pavilion site. The Entertainment Shuttle will operate a modified route on Ocean Boulevard using 21st Avenue North through 29th Avenue North. Coast RTA's normal route service on this route will resume on Wednesday, June 14. 

For more information, visit RideCoastRTA.com or call customer service at 843-488-0865.

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