SCDOT to build temporary dams to keep road to Myrtle Beach open

Following Florence's impact, 2 temporary dams are being built in the Pee Dee to prevent Myrtle Beach from essentially becoming an island when flooded rivers wash out major roadways.

 
Waccamaw River expected to rise 12ft, could breach dikes
Waccamaw River expected to rise 12ft, could breach dikes
The Waccamaw River is expected to rise about 12 feet, threatening to breach dikes around a coal ash dump next to a closed power plant.

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