Traffic moves on Hwy. 501 in 2012 near the Intracoastal Waterway in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Business leaders in Myrtle Beach tried every tactic they could to win $1.3 billion in funding for Interstate 73, a six-lane gateway to their seaside getaway. In the end, I-73 couldnt get enough financing from the state or the federal government or even solid backing from the state transportation department. (Steve Jessmore/Myrtle Beach Sun News/MCT)
Traffic moves on Hwy. 501 in 2012 near the Intracoastal Waterway in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Business leaders in Myrtle Beach tried every tactic they could to win $1.3 billion in funding for Interstate 73, a six-lane gateway to their seaside getaway. In the end, I-73 couldnt get enough financing from the state or the federal government or even solid backing from the state transportation department. (Steve Jessmore/Myrtle Beach Sun News/MCT) MCT
Traffic moves on Hwy. 501 in 2012 near the Intracoastal Waterway in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Business leaders in Myrtle Beach tried every tactic they could to win $1.3 billion in funding for Interstate 73, a six-lane gateway to their seaside getaway. In the end, I-73 couldnt get enough financing from the state or the federal government or even solid backing from the state transportation department. (Steve Jessmore/Myrtle Beach Sun News/MCT) MCT

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