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North Myrtle Beach Connector to open Thursday

The North Myrtle Beach Connector - a four lane parkway from Main St. in North Myrtle Beach running to the Garden Parkway - will officially open to traffic Thursday after a ribbon cutting ceremony.

The $85 million project began in 2005. It did run $15 million over budget as a result of increasing material costs.

At one time, there was talk of the North Myrtle Beach connector becoming Interstate 174 - when SC 31 is finally connected to the proposed Interstate. Nothing in the article reads that the connector will be a future Interstate let alone any state designation.

I'll be in North Myrtle Beach in two weeks, and will be sure to check the new highway out.

Story Link:
North Myrtle Beach is ready to connect ---Myrtle Beach Sun News

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