posted on Thursday, March 02, 2017
Myrtle Beach (SC) -- In observance of the
Myrtle Beach Marathon weekend activities slated for Friday and
Saturday (March 3-4), Coast RTA has made route modifications to the
following routes due to the Marathon traffic flow changes: Routes
7, 7X, 10, 15 North,15 South, 16 (Georgetown-Myrtle Beach), and 16
Express (Georgetown-Myrtle Beach) service lines. Click here for the
Rider Alert notice.
On Friday, March 3, passengers may experience delays
on Routes 7, 7X and 10 from 3-6 PM.
Marathon activities scheduled for Saturday, March 4
will affect Routes 7, 7X, 10, 15 North, 15 South, 16 and 16X.
Passengers on these Coast RTA routes will experience modifications
and delays 6 AM until 3 PM. Traffic control permitting, Coast RTA
plans to resume its regular service to all fixed route bus stops
The following adjustments will be made to the
Route 7 and 7X - Expect delays
throughout morning service. There will be NO service to/from the
Greyhound Station bus stop until 3 PM.
Route 10 - Route modifications
in effect until 3 PM. Outbound from the Transfer
Station → Hwy 501→Kings Hwy/Hwy 17 Business → 21st Ave North →Convention Center on Oak Street →Broadway at the Beach at 29th Ave N → Hwy 17 Bypass → 21st
Ave North →Seaboard St, then it will resume
its regular route. Inbound from Seaboard St, left
on 10th Ave N/Mr. Joe White Blvd → Hwy 17 Bypass →
Broadway at the Beach at 29th Ave N →Convention Center Oak Street → 21st Ave N → Kings
Hwy/Hwy 17 Business →Broadway Street →Transfer Station. Regular service will resume at
Route 15 South - Route
modifications in effect until 3 PM.Outbound → South on Ocean Boulevard from 3rd Ave
South. Inbound → North on Kings Highway. No service to/from
Market Common until 3 PM, traffic control permitting. No outbound
trips to the airport.
Route 15 North - Route
modifications in effect until 3 PM. Outbound → North on Kings Highway to 82nd Parkway and Inbound on 82nd Parkway
to 79th Ave North Ocean Boulevard and turn right onto 9th Avenue North to Transfer
Route 16 - First Morning Trip will
operate north to Kings Highway to 79th Avenue North then to South Beach on
Ocean Blvd South, North Kings Hwy to 3rd Ave South to access the
Transfer Station.Inbound will utilize 3rd Ave South and Broadway
Street to access Transfer Station and Outbound
reverse route to access South Ocean Blvd from 3rd Ave South until
Route 16X - Morning Service will
maintain its route on North Kings Highway to 79th Avenue and resume regular route
schedule service for the evening service.
Residents are encouraged to call Coast RTA Customer
Services with questions concerning Coast RTA Marathon Route
Modifications at 843.488.0865. Or, to download the Coast RTA APP at
to stay informed of the most updated delays in service.
Coast RTA runs daily service in Horry and Georgetown
Counties: No. 1 - Conway Circulator; No. 7 - Conway to Myrtle Beach
and No. 7-Express; the No. 10 - Myrtle Beach Connector; the 15
North and 15 South, choice of routes along Ocean Boulevard from
82nd Avenue North to Market Common; and, the 16
and 16 Express (Georgetown routes). Coast RTA fixed routes are
$1.50 per ride for adults, $.75 per ride for senior
citizens/disabled citizens and FREE for children, ages 6 and
younger (limit 3). The Express Route fare from Georgetown is $2 per
ride for adults. All transfers are $.25 each. Multiple ride passes
are available for purchase at Coast RTA, 1418 Third Avenue, Conway.
For more information including additional route, schedule and fares
information, call 843.488.0865 or visit the website www.ridecoastrta.com.