Springmaid Pier battered by waves during Hurricane Matthew
In Horry County, the Surfside Pier was damaged and Springmaid Pier almost completely lost Saturday as Hurricane Matthew roared through the area.
The Surfside Pier in Surfside Beach suffered substantial damage, according to multiple reports.
The Springmaid Pier, located on the south end of Myrtle Beach, was nearly wiped out. According to The (Myrtle Beach) Sun News, the pier was destroyed by storm surge, leaving only 100 feet remaining. Springmaid was the longest pier on the Grand Strand at 1,060 feet and a popular fishing spot.
Also, the Second Avenue Pier and Apache Pier sustained damage to the ends of each structure, according to reports.
Second Avenue and Apache piers
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