NORTH MYRTLE BEACH The McDonald’s at 100 Main Street here has temporarily closed their doors and the drive-through window for a $1 million renovation effort to modernize the fast food restaurant.
The golden arches are expected to remain dark until early February when the drive-through window is expected to reopen, along with an additional second lane to take orders.
The full restaurant is expected to reopen by March.
In addition to the double drive-through, the restaurant is renovating the kitchen, constructing additional storage, and upgrading the building’s restrooms, facade and decor, said Pat Dowling, North Myrtle Beach spokesman.
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The temporary closure comes as the 20-year lease for the property ended and a new 25-year lease was signed, Dowling said.
“Because they just signed a lease for 25 years, they want to keep it going and it’s obviously one of their best locations,” Dowling said.
“It’s a major upgrade,” Dowling said.