Road Information

Interstate 85 in South Carolina Total Mileage in State: 106 miles
Northern End: At North Carolina state line
Southern End: At Georgia state line
Mileage covered in Photos: 106 miles
Counties covered in Photos: Oconee, Anderson, Greenville, Spartanburg, Cherokee
Major Junctions in Photos: I-185, near Greenville
I-385, in Greenville
I-26, in Spartanburg
I-585, in Spartanburg
Control Cities in Photos: Anderson, Greenville, Greer, Spartanburg, Gaffney, Blacksburg

Northbound

   

Interstate 85 North at Exit 1: SC 11 - Walhalla / Rest Area / South Carolina Welcome Center  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

South Carolina welcome sign as Interstate 85 North enters the Palmetto state from Georgia.  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 2: SC 59 - Fair Play / Seneca  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Speed limit signs located near mile marker 2. The speed limit starts out at 65 mph on I-85 North, due to its nature of being rather congested during certain stretches. A minimum speed limit of 45 also applies, and this is standard on most South Carolina Interstates.  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 4: SC 243 - Road 23 / Fair Play  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North shield located near mile marker 5.  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at the Weigh Station located near mile marker 9.  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 11: SC 24 / SC 243 - Anderson / Townville  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 12. It's 14 miles to Clemson and 35 miles to Greenville.  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 14: SC 187 - Pendleton / Clemson  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at the Rest Area located near mile marker 17.  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 19A: US 76 East / SC 28 East - Anderson  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 19B: US 76 West / SC 28 West - Clemson  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 21: US 178 - Anderson / Liberty  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 27: SC 81 - Anderson  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 32: SC 8 - Pelzer / Easley  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Near mile marker 33, the speed limit drops to 60 mph as you prepare to enter the Greenville area, which can get a little congested at times. The 45 mph minimum remains intact, as well.  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 35: SC 86 - Piedmont / Easley  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 39: Piedmont / River Rd  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 40: SC 153 - Easley  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North approaching Exit 42 - 1/2 mile.  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 42: Interstate 185 North / US 29 North - Downtown Greenville; Interstate 185 South (Toll) - Columbia  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 44: US 25 - White Horse Rd  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 46: SC 291 - Augusta Rd / Pleasantburg Dr / Mauldin Rd  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 48A: US 276 East - Mauldin  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 48B: US 276 West - Greenville  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North approaching Exit 51 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 51: Interstate 385 - Columbia / Greenville  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 54: Pelham Rd  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 56: SC 14 - Pelham / Greer  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 57: GSP International Airport  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 58: Brockman-McClimon Rd  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 60: SC 101 - Woodruff / Greer  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 63: SC 290 - Duncan / Moore  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Use any of the next 8 exits to Spartanburg.  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 66: US 29 - Spartanburg-West / Wellford  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 67: SC 129 - Wellford  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Near mile marker 68, the speed limit increases to 70 mph, which is standard on most rural stretches of Interstate in South Carolina.  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 69: Interstate 85 BR - Spartanburg  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North approaching Exit 70 - 3/4 mile.  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 70: Interstate 26 - Columbia / Asheville  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 72: US 176 / To Interstate 585 - Spartanburg / Inman  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 75: SC 9 - Spartanburg / Boiling Springs  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 77: Interstate 85 BR South - Spartanburg  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 78: US 221 - Chesnee / Spartanburg  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 80: Road 57 / Gossett Rd  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Near mile marker 81, the speed limit drops a little bit to 65 mph.  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 82: Frontage Road  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 83: SC 110 - Cowpens  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 85. It's 10 miles to Gaffney and 61 miles to Charlotte.  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 87: Road 39  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at the Gaffney Rest Area, located near mile marker 88.  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 90: SC 105 - Gaffney  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 92: SC 11 / To SC 150 - Gaffney / Boiling Springs, NC  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 95: SC 18 - Gaffney / Shelby  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 96: SC 18 - Shelby  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 98: Frontage Road  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 100: Blacksburg Hwy / Blacksburg  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North: Road view from mile marker 100.  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 102: SC 5 / SC 198 - Blacksburg / Rock Hill  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 104: Road 99  (Photo taken 4/28/11).

Interstate 85 North at Exit 106: US 29 - Grover  (Photo taken 4/28/11).