Council Passes Plan for Hwy 90, Rejects Plan For I-73

Last night the Horry County Council voted on funding for Highway 90 as well as I-73. At their meeting, the council approved the resolution to support the expansion of Highway 90. Members voted 11 to 0 in favor of the resolution which provided $30 million dollars from ride 2 funds for expansion and improvements North of Highway 501 business in Conway to Highway 22. Council members also rejected the I-73 resolution on a 6-5 vote. Councilman Johnny Vaught, Al Allen and other members said they were waiting to see what the state would dedicate toward the project first.