Interstate I-73 Project Updates
2022-01-11 - Marion County Council Unanimously Approved Resolution in support of Interstate 73
2021-12-14 - Myrtle Beach City Council voted unanimously to approve a resolution to fund the construction of Interstate 73. Under the resolution, the city would commit $4.2 million annually over 30 years for the project.
2021-12-06 - North Myrtle Beach City Council voted unanimously to commit $1.7 million each year to fund the proposed interstate. Other qualifications must be met each year before the city commits the money, but the hospitality tax will be used for the contribution.
2021-10-04 - Governor Henry McMaster was joined by S.C. Department of Transportation (SCDOT) Secretary Christy Hall, members of the General Assembly, and local Horry County elected officials to call for the expansion of Interstate 73 (I-73) in South Carolina. The governor’s proposed $300 million investment would be funded through a combination of South Carolina's share of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) dollars and non-recurring dollars from the state's projected $1 billion budget surplus for the fiscal year 2022.