I85/385 Gateway Project

85-385 Gateway Project logo
courtesy SC DoT
August 12, 2019 - 7:12 pm
Upstate drivers will have a new traffic pattern starting this Wednesday morning as Exits 51A-C from I-85 Southbound to I-385 and Woodruff Road will be shifted north (toward Pelham Road) from their current location by roughly 0.6 miles. Drivers need to use caution driving through this area and...
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July 11, 2019 - 8:41 pm
Notification from the SC Department of Transportation: Drivers need to be ready for a temporary road closure that will affect I-85 NB traffic seeking I-385 or Woodruff Road this weekend on the 85-385 Gateway Project. The I-85 North collector/distributor, which are the access lanes for the...
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Patrick Gentry
June 19, 2019 - 2:06 pm
The I-85/385 interchange will be closed -- "a complete shutdown," engineers say -- from 11:00 o'clock tonight (Wednesday) until 5:00 o'clock tomorrow (Thursday) morning. That's to allow repainting of the pavement on '85 and work on the new '385 overpasss. (Traffic will be detoured to the I-85...
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85-385 Gateway Project construction
Image: SCDOT
May 18, 2019 - 7:00 am
We’re three years into the 85/385 Gateway Project and construction officials say they are starting their “finishing kick.” There’s plenty of work that still needs to be completed, but officials overseeing the massive Gateway Project say it is really taking shape. Many of the final alignments are in...
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Truck fire, 85 southbound in Greenville County
Image: Joseph McCartney
April 17, 2019 - 2:22 pm
A tractor-trailer fire shut down all lanes of traffic on Interstate 85 in Greenville County earlier today. Image courtesy Joseph McCartney It happened on the southbound side of the highway around mile marker 52, which is just north of the 85/385 interchange and near all the Gateway Project...
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March 22, 2019 - 10:09 am
Upstate drivers need to expect a new temporary traffic pattern at the Woodruff Road exit on I-385 Southbound starting this Sunday, March 24. It's all part of the 85-385 Gateway construction project. Starting Sunday morning: The auxiliary lane between the on-ramp from I-85 Southbound and the off-...
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85-385 Gateway construction
March 02, 2019 - 3:00 pm
The South Carolina Department of Transportation says that both major road construction projects in the Upstate are behind schedule. The 85/385 Gateway Project was supposed to be completed in April. It’s now been pushed to January of 2020. That’s 9 more months of road construction. The I-85 Widening...
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