Tractor trailer cleared from US-501, all lanes reopened

Myrtle Beach, SC - HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - A disabled tractor trailer temporarily slowed down the Monday afternoon commute along a section of US-501, according to the South Carolina Department of Transportation.

Agency spokesman Jim Bennett said the tractor trailer had blocked a southbound lane of US-501 near the intersection of SC-544. The blocked lane, according to Bennett, was reopened shortly before 2:45 p.m.

Drivers were asked to seek an alternate route while the disabled tractor trailer was cleared from the road.

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