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      Sunday
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      Work to close Backgate again Thursday night

      Asphalt work is scheduled to continue at the Backgate construction site Thursday night into Friday morning, according to Lisa Bourcier with Horry County.

      The work is expected to last from 10 p.m Thursday until 6 a.m Friday.

      Drivers will be able to travel north and south on Highway 17 Bypass, but will not be permitted to make left turns onto Farrow Parkway or S.C. 707, the release said.

      Drivers on Farrow Parkway or S.C. 707 will not be allowed through the intersection or able to make left turns. They will only be allowed to make right turns onto Highway 17 Bypass.

      The intersection was also closed for this work Wednesday night starting around 10 p.m. and remained closed until around 7 a.m.

      The work was scheduled to begin Tuesday night, but had to be postponed due to weather.