CONWAY, SC (WBTW) - Coast RTA will begin evacuation services at noon Thursday, following Governor Nikki Haley's executive order.
Anyone with special transportation needs should call customer service at 843-488-0865. For those needing shelters that accommodate special medical needs, call SC D-HEC at 843-915-8804. Pets aren't allowed at shelters.
All service announcements will be made via social media platforms, media outlets and Customer Service.
Coast RTA's 20 designated hurricane evacuation stops/pick up locations are as follows:
1.) Food Lion Little River - 3379 East Highway 9
2.) North Myrtle Beach High School - 3760 Sea Mountain Hwy
3.) Roses North Myrtle Beach - 3500 South Highway 17, North Myrtle Beach
4.) Myrtle Beach Mall (formerly Colonial Mall) - 10177 N Kings Highway
5.) Food Lion Myrtle Beach - 7631 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach
6.) Socastee High School - 4900 Socastee Blvd, Myrtle Beach
7.) Walmart Surfside Beach - 2751 Beaver Run Blvd, Surfside Beach
8.) Inlet Square Mall - 12125 Hwy 17 Bypass, Murrells Inlet (Bus shelter at old K-Mart)
9.) Coastal Grand Mall - 2000 Coastal Grand Circle, Myrtle Beach (parking lot between Sticky Fingers and Dillards)
10.) Myrtle Beach Helping Hand - 1411 Mr. Joe White Avenue, Myrtle Beach
11.) Myrtle Beach Street Reach - 1005 Osceola Street, Myrtle Beach
12.) Myrtle Beach Transfer Center - 10th Avenue North & N Oak Street
13.) Gator Hole Plaza - 550 N Highway 17, North Myrtle Beach
14.) Walmart Garden City - 545 Garden City Connector
15.) Forestbrook Middle School - 4430 Gator Lane
16.) James Frazier Community Center - 1370 Bucksport Rd
17.) Bucksport Library - 7657 S Highway 701
18.) St. James High School - 10800 Highway 707
19.) Burgess Community Center - 10299 Highway 707
20.) Waccamaw Pottery - George Bishop Parkway & Fantasy Harbour Blvd Intersection
During evacuation, all Coast RTA rides end at officially designated emergency shelters. Once cleared for re-entry, return trips will only stop at the hurricane shelter evacuation designated pickup points.
When using Coast RTA for transportation to the local shelters, look for the temporary blue and white hurricane evacuation bus stop signs to designate the pick-up location. This is a free service provided by Coast RTA as the transportation partner during emergency preparedness efforts.
Coast RTA asks passengers using its evacuation services to limit belongings/bedding/luggage to one bag per person.
For a complete listing evacuation/shelter tips and Coast RTA evacuation bus stops, visit the website.
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