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9:49 am on Thursday October 24, 2013

Back gate project in Horry County on schedule to meet August 2014 deadline

Passersby on Highway 17 Bypass and S.C. 707 interchange may have been noticing some differences as the size and span of the bridge is beginning to take shape. “Right now we’re able to start moving upward and that includes the construction of the...
7:15 am on Thursday April 5, 2012

Road rage at the backgate

photo by flickr user Steve Lokomotiv Listen.  We all know that the backgate area (intersection of Highway 17, Farrow Parkway, and Highway 707) is nuts.  It's full of construction cones, workers, varying traffic patterns, and most of all, other...
7:57 am on Friday February 17, 2012

Palmetto Pointe Blvd undergoing changes (Update: Grab-N-Go almost complete)

Update, 2/17/12:  While there is no official opening date, the Grab-N-Go at the end of Palmetto Pointe Boulevard is quickly nearly completion. The plans for this convenience store were turned down by county officials in 2009, and when they were...
7:16 am on Tuesday September 6, 2011

Back gate road construction (Update: second phase begins, will last until August 2012)

Indiana Media   Update 9/6:  The second phase of back gate construction begins, affecting northbound traffic patterns and a new connector road. Also during this year-long phase, the construction of ramps and permanent walls will start.  For more...
10:48 am on Thursday June 16, 2011

Farrow Parkway's overpass visualization

Parker Visuals Farrow Parkway Overpass Everybody knows that traffic at the "back gate" is terrible. With construction underway to help alleviate the problem, many wonder what to expect from the overpass.  Not slated to be done until 2014, the...