Traffic tests tourists and locals

Highway 501 in Horry County is slow going for miles as some vacationers head home on Memorial Day and locals just try to get around.

Monday marks the end of both Myrtle Beach Harley Davidson's and Atlantic Beach's motorcycle festivals.

Myrtle Beach police reports traffic backed up on Highway 501 in the areas of Seaboard Street and Grissom Parkway.

Our news crews out on Highway 501 between Myrtle Beach and Conway report heavy traffic heading away from the beach.

The South Carolina Department of Transportation cameras show only moderate traffic heading beach-bound but a steady stream heading away from Myrtle Beach.