I-85 Rehab MM 69 - MM 77

The I-85 Rehab & Resurfacing project from MM 69 - MM 77 in Spartanburg County will reconstruct 10 lanes of pavement NB & SB on I-85. Anticipated completion of this project is late Fall 2019.

Express Lane

  • SCDOT plans to utilize a temporary express lane that will run the length of the construction on I-85 from MM 69 - MM 77. Once you’re entered into the express lane you will not be able to exit for the next 8 miles.

Update: July 14, 2017

Update: July 16, 2017

Lane Closures

  • Northbound traffic will be closed beginning Thursday, Oct 5 at 10:00pm due to construction. Drivers will be redirected to SC 85 North. Traffic will reopen Friday, Oct 6 at 6:00am for thru traffic only. No exits will be available to I-26, I-585, US 176, SC 9, and SC 85 South. DOT says this traffic configuration will remain in effect until Spring 2018

Update: Oct 4, 2017

Section of Interstate 85 to Reopen

  • The new traffic pattern will be at I-85 NB at MM68 near SC-85 starting Thursday, May 9, 2019. Three lanes will open along the stretch of interstate toward MM77, whee the lanes will constrict back down to one lane. The NB ramps along I-85 to I-585 & I-26 will remain closed for now.

Update: May 2019

Update (June 2019):

  • PE is 100% complete
  • Construction is 85% complete & now expected to be completed late Fall 2019 due to adjacent Design/Built project