TRAFFIC ALERT: Section of Bay Road closed starting Tuesday for drainage work

Section of Bay Road closed starting Tuesday for drainage work

HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – Heads up, drivers!

Tuesday through Friday, Bay Road will be closed between Blue Heron Boulevard and Freewoods Road from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. for drainage work.

Myrtle Beach Golf & Yacht residents and Seacoast Academy traffic are encouraged to utilize alternative routes during the drainage work other than directly from S.C. 707.

“We encourage everyone to be mindful of the work zones affecting the roadways and to remember that traffic control devices are there for the safety of the residents, visitors, and road crews,” a news release from Horry County states.

Road construction dates and times are weather permitting.

Officials say the project will improve drainage infrastructure in the area. A completion date has not been determined.

For the latest updates on the project, click here.

On Tuesday only, parts of North Ocean Boulevard will be shut down in North Myrtle Beach.

The closures start between 24th and 26th Avenues North, and the road will be open for local traffic only.

The northbound and southbound traffic on Ocean Boulevard will be re-routed. Drivers should keep an eye out for signs in the area that will help guide them to the temporary routes.

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