I-26 Widening near Columbia

Exciting news for anyone who travels to & from Columbia on I-26. Interstate 26 is scheduled to be widened between Exit 85 and Exit 101. Construction is scheduled to begin Spring 2020 & estimated to be complete Nov 2023. The interstate will be widened to add two extra travel lanes in each direction from Exit 101 to Exit 97, & one extra lane in each direction from just west of Exit 97 to just west of Exit 85. Interchanges will be improved at Exits 97, 91 and 85. Overpass bridges will be replaced at Koon, Shady Grove, Mt. Vernon Church, Old Hilton, Holy Trinity Church and Parr roads and Peak Street. The weigh station at mile marker 94 westbound will also be upgraded.

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