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Approved Ride 3 Projects Map

Approved Ride 3 Projects map

Below is a list of the Ride 3 projects put forth by the Ride 3 Commission and approved by Horry County council:

Pave 100 miles of dirt roads - Unpaved roads will be paved in four groups of projects with 25 miles in each group.

Resurface 100 miles of paved roads - Funding for roadway resurfacing will be distributed between County and Municipalities based on locally-maintained paved roadway mileage in each jurisdiction:

Horry County - 66.87%, Myrtle Beach - 12.90%, Conway - 6.70%, North Myrtle Beach - 6.53%, Surfside Beach - 3.00%, Loris - 1.00%, Aynor - 1.00%, Atlantic Beach - 1.00%, Briarcliffe Acres - 1.00%

US Hwy. 501 Corridor Improvements - SC Hwy 31 to SC 544

1) Complete 6-lane widening and signalized intersection improvements on US Hwy 501 from SC Hwy 31 to US Hwy. 501/544 Interchange.
2) Extend Postal Way to east to Waccamaw Pines Dr and install required intersection improvements and sidewalks (including Postal Way @ Carolina Forest Blvd / Renee Dr / Oak Heart Rd).
3) Extend Middle Ridge Drive to east (Myrtle Ridge Dr to W. Perry Road) - and to west (Wal-Mart to Singleton Ridge).

US Hwy. 501 Realignment from Broadway Street to 7th Ave North - Realign Highway 501 at Broadway Street intersection to connect to 7th Avenue N at Oak Street in City of Myrtle Beach (new alignment). Install sidewalks and intersection improvements on 7th Avenue N between Oak Street and North Kings Hwy.

Southern Evacuation Lifeline (SELL) - Environmental Studies and Right-of-Way - Funding to complete the final environmental impact studies required to obtain Record of Decision (ROD) for future roadway. Purchase land for right-of-way of final alignment identified in the Record of Decision.

Conway Perimeter Road Phase II - Construct new road with multi-use path from US 378 (at El-Bethel Road) to US 701 South.

Forestbrook Road Widening - Widen Forestbrook Road between Hwy 501 and Dick Pond Road to 5-lanes. Improved road will include turning lanes and installation of bike / pedestrian accommodations such as sidewalks and wider travel lanes.

Carolina Forest Bouelvard Widening - Complete widening of Carolina Forest Blvd to River Oaks Drive. Improved road will include a multi-use path, four through lanes (with turning lanes at intersections) and traffic signals as determined by traffic study during design phase.

SC Hwy. 9 East Widening (Loris) - Widen SC Hwy. 9 east of Loris from the end of the existing 4-lane section to intersection of Hwy. 66. Improved road will be expanded to 4-lanes with sidewalks.

US Hwy. 701 N Widening (North Conway) - Widen US Hwy. 701 north of Conway from SC Hwy. 319 to Hwy. 22 to 5-lanes. Improved road will include turning lanes and installation of bike / pedestrian accommodations such as sidewalks and wider travel lanes.

US Hwy. 17 Business Intersection Improvements - Garden City - Improve capacity and safety at the following three intersections in Garden City (intersection widening, turn lane extensions, and other geometric and operational improvements):

1) US 17 Bus @ Inlet Square Dr. / Mt. Gilead Rd.
2) US 17 Bus / Atlantic Avenue
3) US 17 Bus @ Garden City Connector / Pine Ave

Palmetto Pointe Blvd. Extension to SC Hwy. 544 - Construct extension of Palmetto Pointe Blvd to connect to SC Hwy 544 at the Big Block Road intersection. New road will include bike / pedestrian accommodations such as sidewalks and wider travel lanes.

SC Hwy 31 (Carolina Bays Parkway) Extension to SC/NC state line - Final phase of Carolina Bays Parkway / SC Hwy 31. Build new limited-access freeway to extend SC Hwy 31 from SC Hwy 9 to NC State line.

US Hwy. 701 Widening - North of Loris - Widen US Hwy. 701 north of Loris from end of existing three-lane section (Dogwood Street) to SC Hwy. 9 interchange. Improved road will include turning lanes and installation of bike & pedestrian accommodations such as sidewalks and wider travel lanes.

Fred Nash Blvd. connection to Harrelson Blvd. - Myrtle Beach - Build new road to extend Fred Nash Blvd around the end of the airport runway (MYR) to provide a direct connection to Harrelson Blvd.

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