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Update 3/8/12: The plans have been submitted to the Department of Health and Environmental Control and, if approved promptly, construction can begin as early as this summer on the new Jetty View Walk.
Funding may become an issue, however, because the costs estimated in October were $60,000 lower than today's anticipated expense of $235,000, according to this Sun News article. Some money will come from Murrells Inlet 2020, some from a grant, and the rest from the revenue Georgetown County makes from Sunday alcohol sales permits.
First report: Murrells Inlet 2020 presented a plan to the community for a new Jetty View Walk, nestled behind several popular southern area restaurants, and gained the support they hoped for.
The Walk will border Nance's Creekfront Restaurant, Captain Poo's, Hot Fish Club, and The Morse Park Landing. At 6,360 feet in length, approximately 4,400 feet will be constructed using recycled oyster shells. The remaining 1,960 feet will be a wooden pier, with a 100 square foot viewing area.
The Murrells Inlet Marsh Walk has been a great success. The Murrells Inlet 2020 folks are hopeful this new area will gain as much popularity.
You can check out this Sun News article for more details.