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Highway 31 Update
Not advocating they do this but....
Here in my part of the country, they have been building toll roads/toll road extensions for some time now. They have one construction company in particular which has it down to a science. My understanding is they have incentives/penalties built into their contracts for the construction. They work 24 hours a day. One one such extension which runs close to where I live, they were pouring concrete between midnight and 4am many nights.
There is a 24 mile section of Interstate 69 that has been under construction for 6 years now and is no where near being completed. 2 years after that construction was started, the company that does toll roads began an 53 mile extension of Grand Parkway. It has been open and they have been collecting tolls on it for 2 almost 2 years.
So, when there is an incentive to get something done and be able to collect money on an ongoing basis...highway construction can move at a much greater pace. Again, I am not advocating they do toll roads there. Just stating facts about highway construction has gone here.
Works for me. We are so close to 22 I am feeling it will be a bit more then a 7 minute savings, Trad. WB and RC are all close to an hour now. Driving there np it's the drive back home that kills us 😊
@undercover-golf-pro on a normal day you’re probably right. But on a summer Friday Saturday or Sunday I guarantee it will save a lot more time. There are times on the weekends that it takes up to 25 minutes to get from the NC/SC line to RT 9. Add in the new traffic from Heather Glen and Bay Tree and it’s going to be a royal mess before long.
Summer traffic everyone says is brutal, thank god when we are down from Nov. to late April it moves pretty good.
HWY 31 extension to 707 has been completed and is now open for use !!
And once you get off of 31 if you continue south on 707 for 3.5 miles, on the left will be Aroma's pizza which is one of my top rated NY style pizza places.
Addition to the information broadcast by Bob right here : https://www.myrtlebeachonline.com/news/local/article237066704.html
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