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Hurricane evacuation routes for Horry and Georgetown counties

Residents in Hurricane Zone A in Georgetown and Horry counties are asked to prepare to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Matthew. (MGN graphic)

Updated 9/7/17:

You can use SCDOT's interactive color-coded evacuation map to know your route: http://arcg.is/2wbmcvi


Evacuation routes for Horry County are as follows, according to the county's website.

North Myrtle Beach and northward:

Evacuees north of Briarcliffe Acres will take SC 9 north to I-95 and beyond.

Briarcliffe Acres south to Myrtle Beach 10th Avenue North:

Evacuees in Briarcliffe Acres south to 10th Avenue North will take SC 22 (Conway Bypass) to US 501 to Marion. In Marion, take US 76 to Florence to access I-95 southbound or stay on US 501 to SC 38 to access I-95 northbound.

Myrtle Beach from 10th Avenue North south to the Myrtle Beach International Airport:

Evacuees from the Myrtle Beach area south of 10th Avenue north and north of the Myrtle Beach International Airport will take US 501 to Conway. Then, take US 378 to Columbia or continue on US 501 to Marion. In Marion, take US 76 to Florence to access I-95 southbound or stay on US 501 to SC 38 to access I-95 northbound.

Myrtle Beach International Airport southward through Surfside Beach:

Evacuees from the Myrtle Beach International Airport south through Surfside Beach will take SC 544 to US 501 to Conway. Then, take US 378 to Columbia or continue on US 501 to Marion. In Marion, take US 76 to Florence to access I-95 southbound or stay on US 501 to SC 38 to access I-95 northbound.

Garden City Beach south to Winyah Bay:

Evacuees from Garden City Beach south to Winyah Bay will take US 17 south through Georgetown. Then, take US 521 to SC 261 to US 378 to Columbia. Alternatively, take US 17 south to US 701 in Georgetown to SC 51 to US 378 at Kingsburg.


If lane reversals do go into effect they will be as follows, according to Horry County:

Two sections of US Highway 501, from SC 544 to SC 378 and US 501 from SC 22 to the US 501/576 split in Marion.


Evacuation routes for Georgetown County are as follows, according to county officials:

1. Take US 17 south through Georgetown, then take US 521 to SC 261 to US 378 to Columbia.

2. Under certain conditions, an alternate route from Georgetown will be Black River Rd. to US 701 to SC 51 to SC 41 to US 378 at Kingsburg.


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