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Part of Highway 701 in Conway area to close for accident reconstruction

A Conway area roadway will be closed for several hours Friday for an accident reconstruction,...
A Conway area roadway will be closed for several hours Friday for an accident reconstruction, authorities said.(Source: AP Images)
Published: Oct. 22, 2021 at 8:54 AM EDT|Updated: Oct. 22, 2021 at 10:18 AM EDT
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HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – A Conway area roadway will be closed for an hour Friday afternoon for an accident reconstruction, authorities said.

According to the Horry County Sheriff’s Office, a portion of Highway 701 at Bulk Plant Road is scheduled to be closed from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m.

Authorities initially said the roadway would be closed from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m., but the reconstruction efforts were delayed.

Northbound traffic will be diverted onto Highway 65, while southbound traffic will detour onto Highway 319 towards Four Mile Road.

Authorities said the sheriff’s office and Myrtle Beach police will be on scene to assist with operations.

Drivers should use caution if traveling in the area.

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