I-85 Widening Project Update

The latest closures and detours expected

Ken Pauli
November 19, 2018 - 2:20 pm
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Here's the latest information from SCDOT and the engineering firm working on the I-85 Widening Project through Spartanburg and Cherokee Counties.  Updated 11/19/2018

Interstate 85 Lane Closures Northbound and Southbound

Expect left lane closures on Southbound I-85 between mile markers 98 and 84 beginning tonight and lasting though Tuesday night.  Right lane closures are also planned for 85 Northbound between mile markers 96 and 83.   Also, be aware that there will be traffic pacing both north and southbound for highway maintenance. 

All lane closures are suspended from Wednesday November 21 until Sunday November 25 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Gossett Road (Exit 80) Entrance Ramp onto I-85 Northbound - remains closed.

The Exit 80/Gossett Road entrance ramp onto I-85 Northbound will remain closed until late November. A detour will be posted along Sha Lane to US 221 to I-85 Northbound


Learn more about this important interstate project by visiting the website www.85Widening.com.  Important notices are available through the project Facebook page www.facebook.com/85Widening/ or at Twitter feed @85widening.

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