Traffic alert! This is why your commute may change for a while if you travel SC 707

As the S.C. Highway 707 widening project continues, Horry County has announced sporadic closings on the entire length of the project for more than one month.

The road, which runs through the Burgess and Socastee areas, will have intermittent lane closures starting Tuesday, and will last 45 days between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.

The construction on S.C. 707, which began October 2014, was paid for with Ride II tax money, but has seen continuous delays over a handful of years.

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