Road Information

Interstate 26 in South Carolina Total Mileage in State: 221 miles
Eastern End: At US 17 in Charleston
Western End: At North Carolina state line
Mileage covered in Photos: 109 miles
Counties covered in Photos: Berkeley, Dorchester, Orangeburg, Calhoun, Lexington, Richland, Spartanburg
Major Junctions in Photos: I-95, near Bowman
I-77, near Columbia
I-20, in West Columbia
Control Cities in Photos: Summerville, Orangeburg, St. Matthews, Columbia, Spartanburg

Westbound

Exit 199 to Interstate 20
   

Speed limit sign located near mile marker 199. The speed limit on most rural South Carolina freeways is 70 mph with a minimum speed limit of 45 mph.  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 198. It's 14 miles to Ridgeland, 29 miles to the junction of Interstate 95, and 90 miles to Columbia.  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West: Road view from mile marker 198.  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West at Exit 194: Road 16 / Jedburg / Pinopolis  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West: Road view from mile marker 190.  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West at Exit 187: SC 27 - Ridgeville / St George  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West shield sign located near mile marker 186.  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West: Road view from mile marker 184.  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West: Road view from mile marker 182.  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West at Exit 177: SC 453 - Holly Hill / Harleyville  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West at the Weigh Station located near mile marker 173.  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West: Road view from mile marker 193.  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West at Exit 172B: US 15 North - Santee  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West at Exit 172B: US 15 South - St George  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West: Road view from mile marker 171.  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West approaching Exits 169B-A - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West at Exit 169B: Interstate 95 North - Florence  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West at Exit 169A: Interstate 95 South - Savannah  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West: Road view from mile marker 166.  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West at Exit 165: SC 210 - Bowman  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West: Road view from mile marker 162.  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West at Exit 159: Homestead Rd / Bowman  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West: Road view from mile marker 156.  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West at Exit 154B: US 301 North - Santee  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West at Exit 154A: US 301 South - Orangeburg  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West at the Rest Area located at mile marker 152.  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West at Exit 149: SC 33 - Cameron / Orangeburg  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West: Road view from mile marker 147.  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West at Exit 145B: US 601 North - St Matthews  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West at Exit 145A: US 601 South - Orangeburg  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 144. From here, Swansea is 22 miles ahead and Columbia is 35 miles ahead.  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West: Road view from mile marker 144.  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West at Exit 139: Burke Road / St Matthews  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West at Exit 136: SC 6 - North / Swansea  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West: Road view from mile marker 135.  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West: Road view from mile marker 133.  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West: Road view from mile marker 131.  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West at Exit 129: US 21  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West: Road view from mile marker 126.  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West at Exit 125: Old Sandy Run Road / Gaston  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West at the Rest Area located near mile marker 123.5.  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West at Exit 119: US 21 / US 176 - Dixiana  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Use any of the next 6 interchanges to get to Columbia.  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West approaching Exit 116 - 2 miles.  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Near mile marker 117, the speed limit drops to 60 mph as traffic increases as you near the outskirts of Columbia.  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West at Exit 116: Interstate 77 - Charlotte  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West at Exit 115: US 21 / US 176 / US 321 - Gaston / Cayce  (Photo taken 5/9/11).

Interstate 26 West: Road view from mile marker 115, as I-26 adds a 3rd lane as it nears downtown Columbia.  (Photo taken 5/17/11).

Interstate 26 West at Exit 113: SC 302 - Cayce / Columbia Airport  (Photo taken 5/17/11).

Use Exit 111B to get to the University of South Carolina.  (Photo taken 5/17/11).

Interstate 26 West at Exit 111B: US 1 North - West Columbia  (Photo taken 5/17/11).

Interstate 26 West at Exit 111A: US 1 South - Lexington  (Photo taken 5/17/11).

Interstate 26 West at Exit 110: US 378 - West Columbia / Lexington  (Photo taken 5/17/11).

Interstate 26 West approaching Exits 108B-A - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 5/17/11).

Interstate 26 West at Exits 108B-A: Interstate 126 - Columbia / Bush River Rd  (Photo taken 5/17/11).

Interstate 26 West approaching Exits 107B-A - 1/2 mile.  (Photo taken 5/17/11).

Interstate 26 West at Exit 107B: Interstate 20 East - Florence  (Photo taken 5/17/11).

Interstate 26 West at Exit 107A: Interstate 20 West - Augusta  (Photo taken 5/17/11).

Interstate 85 to North Carolina Border

Interstate 26 West at Exit 17: New Cut Rd  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 26 West shield sign located just past mile marker 17.  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 26 West: Road view from mile marker 16.  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 26 West at Exit 16: John Dodd Road  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 26 West at Exit 15: US 176 - Inman  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 14. It's 12 miles to Campobello and 59 miles to Asheville.  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 26 West: Road view from mile marker 11.  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 26 West at Exit 10: SC 292 - Inman  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 26 West: Road view from mile marker 9.  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 26 West at Exit 5: SC 11 - Chesnee / Campobello  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 26 West: Road view from mile marker 3.  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 26 West at Exit 1: SC 14 - Landrum  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 26 West: Road view from a bent over mile marker 1, as I-26 prepares to enter North Carolina.  (Photo taken 5/18/11).