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9:56 am on Tuesday July 1, 2014

Myrtle Beach engineer proposes roundabouts to reduce traffic accidents

"The roundabouts will be placed in an area - prone to severe accidents, and the placement of the roundabouts will bring traffic to a stop before crossing, according to Patrick Sadek, city engineer. The four potential locations are off Grissom...
11:30 am on Thursday March 27, 2014

I-526 Traffic woes are thanks to overturned camper

More than your average road debris this morning on the Don Holt Bridge.
9:56 am on Tuesday March 4, 2014

Mobile speed sign in Horry County is also set to read license plates

If you've ever seen a mobile speed radar sign on the side of the road, you may want to take a closer look. According to the South Carolina Law Enforcement division there is a camera on some of the devices that takes a picture of your license plate.
7:24 am on Friday February 14, 2014

Ravenel Bridge finally open

After being closed for more than two days, the Ravenel Bridge is open as of 7:10 a.m. Friday.
6:03 pm on Saturday February 1, 2014

Ravenel Bridge shut down again Friday; Same suspect from 2 years ago

On Feb. 2, 2012, an incident involving Phillip DeClemente led to a 4-hour closure of the Ravenel Bridge, on Feb. 1, yesterday, a similar incident closed the bridge again.
4:00 pm on Monday December 16, 2013

South Carolina drivers ranked 2nd worst in the nation

via WMBF News "The latest count shows that 714 people have died on South Carolina roads so far this year. The state has a fatality rate of 49 per 100 million vehicle miles traveled, one of the highest in the country. According to...
3:55 pm on Thursday October 3, 2013

Carolina Forest Boulevard turn lanes arriving sooner than expected

Carolina Forest Boulevard will get some much-needed turn lanes sooner than anticipated, Horry County officials said Thursday. County planners will design three sets of turn lanes this fall and winter, and they expect to begin construction in the...
3:21 am on Tuesday September 17, 2013

Charles Street getting refreshed traffic lights

This October new traffic light poles are slated to be installed along Charles Street at intersections with Boundary, Craven, and Bay streets. The changes reflect other work done along Carteret Street where the cable-stay lights were replaced with...
7:00 am on Thursday August 15, 2013

Parts of Bay Street, more to be closed for road work

Several roads in the Beaufort area (including parts of the busy downtown thoroughfares that are Bay, Charles and North streets) will be closed at various periods over the next several weeks as construction crews performan maintnance and resurface...
10:15 am on Wednesday June 26, 2013

Reduce biking: Because trees are at fault for blocking cars, too

WTMA 1250 AM talk radio's Tara Servatius (@TaraServatius) shares an argument to restrict biking because driving a car and not hitting a biker is simply too much for texting, eating, and distracted drivers to comprehend.