South Carolina Highway 101

South Carolina Highway 101 (SC 101) is a 56.522-mile (90.963 km) state highway in Laurens, Spartanburg, and Greenville counties in the U.S. state of South Carolina. Its southern terminus is at an intersection with U.S. Route 76 (US 76) in Hickory Tavern, and its northern terminus is at an intersection with SC 11 near Landrum.

South Carolina Highway 101 marker
South Carolina Highway 101
Route information
Maintained by SCDOT
Length56.522 mi[1][2][3] (90.963 km)
Existed1927[citation needed]–present
Major junctions
South end US 76 in Hickory Tavern
Major intersections
North end SC 11 near Gowensville
CountryUnited States
StateSouth Carolina
CountiesLaurens, Spartanburg, Greenville
Highway system
SC 99 SC 102

Route descriptionEdit

SC 101 begins in Hickory Tavern at US 76 and heads northwest. At the intersection of State Road S-30-20, the highway then turns to the northeast and heads toward Gray Court. It intersects SC 14 in downtown and then interchanges with I-385 at exit 16 while it continues northeast. The route then enters Woodruff and runs concurrently with US 221 and SC 146 for about 1 mile (1.6 km). Northwest of Woodruff, the highway then heads west, remaining concurrent with SC 146. It intersects with SC 418 as it exits town. Outside the city limits of Woodruff, SC 101 splits from SC 146 and heads northwest, intersecting SC 417 and SC 296.[4]

Northwest of Reidville, the highway interchanges with I-85 at exit 60, forming a parclo interchange. Continuing into Greer, the highway passes Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport before intersecting SC 80. In Greer, the highway intersects with SC 357's southern terminus and becomes concurrent with SC 290 heading west. It then runs concurrently with US 29 for about 0.3 miles (0.48 km) and then continues northwest. After about a tenth of a mile, SC 101 tracks north, crossing over the South Tyger River before making its way through Highland, and running concurrent with SC 414 for a tenth of a mile before continuing northwest. The route reaches its northern terminus at SC 11 in northern Greenville County.[5]

Major intersectionsEdit

LaurensHickory Tavern0.0000.000  US 76 (Main Street) / Neely Ferry Road – Waterloo, Laurens, PrincetonSouthern terminus
Gray Court10.14016.319  SC 14 (Main Street) – Laurens, Fountain Inn, Greenville
10.27016.528  SC 92 east (Knight Street) – Lanford, EnoreeWestern terminus of SC 92
  I-385 – Columbia, GreenvilleI-385 exit 16
SpartanburgWoodruff20.93033.684   US 221 south / SC 146 east (South Main Street) / East Georgia StreetSouthern end of US 221 and SC 146 concurrencies
US 221 north (North Main Street) to I-26
Northern end of US 221 concurrency
22.05035.486  SC 418 west (Fountain Inn Road) / Carlton Duvall Drive – Fountain InnEastern terminus of SC 418
26.62942.855  SC 146 west – Simpsonville, GreenvilleNorthern end of SC 146 concurrency
Cashville28.79246.336  SC 417 – Fountain Inn, Simpsonville, Spartanburg
Greer31.56250.794  SC 296 (Reidville Road) – Bennetts Bridge, Mauldin, Spartanburg, ReidvilleUnincorporated community of Pelham (aka Sugar Tit)
  I-85 – Spartanburg, GreenvilleI-85 exit 60
Greer38.11261.335  SC 80 (J. Verne Smith Parkway / SC 101 Truck north) – SC Inland Port TerminalSouthern terminus of SC 101 Truck
county line
39.94264.280   SC 290 east (East Poinsett Street) / SC 357 north (North Line Street) – Duncan, ApalacheSouthern end of SC 290 concurrency
Greenville40.26264.795  SC 14 (Main Street / SC 101 Truck south)Northern terminus of SC 101 Truck
US 29 north / SC 290 Truck east (Wade Hampton Boulevard / SC 14 Truck north) / Mount Vernon Road – Spartanburg
Southern end of US 29/SC 14 Truck concurrency; northern terminus of SC 290 Truck
US 29 south (Wade Hampton Boulevard) / SC 14 Truck south (Buncombe Street) – Greenville
Northern end of US 29/SC 14 Truck concurrency
Fairview42.69268.706  SC 290 west (Locust Hill Road)Northern end of SC 290 concurrency
Highland53.80286.586  SC 414 east / Glassy Road – GowensvilleSouthern end of SC 414 concurrency
53.92286.779  SC 414 west – Tigerville, North Greenville UniversityNorthern end of SC 414 concurrency
56.52290.963  SC 11 / S-23-912 – Cleveland, Gowensville
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Greer truck routeEdit



South Carolina Highway 101 Truck

Length5.610 mi[6][7][8] (9.028 km)

South Carolina Highway 101 Truck (SC 101 Truck) is a 5.610-mile (9.028 km) truck route that is partially within the city limits of Greer. It has concurrencies with SC 80 and SC 14.

The truck route begins at an intersection with the SC 101 mainline at that highway's intersection with SC 80 (J. Verne Smith Parkway) in the southern part of Greer, which is in the southwestern part of Spartanburg County. This intersection is just north of the Greenville–Spartanburg International Airport. SC 80 and SC 101 Truck travel to the southwest, skirting along the southern edges of the city. They travel through rural portions of the city, just to the west of the airport. Just past an intersection with the southern terminus of Poplar Street Extension, they enter the east-central part of Greenville County. Just before an intersection with the southern terminus of Old Highway 14 South (a former portion of SC 14), they curve to the west and leave the airport area. After a slight bend to the west-southwest, they intersect SC 14 and the eastern terminus of Tandem Drive. Here, SC 80 reaches its western terminus, and SC 101 Truck turns right to follow SC 14 north to the north-northwest. Immediately, they temporarily leave the city limits of Greer. They curve to the northeast and begin a curve back to the north-northwest. At an intersection with the southern terminus of SC 14 Truck (South Buncombe Road), they re-enter the city. This intersection leads to Greenville Technical College's Benson Campus, North Greenville University, and Prisma Health Greer Memorial Hospital. They curve to the northeast and intersect the eastern terminus of West Road and the western terminus of Roscoe Road, where they leave the city limits again. A short distance later, they re-enter the city for the final time. At an intersection with Donaldson Avenue, they begin a curve to the north-northwest. After a slight bend to the north-northeast, they travel on a bridge over some railroad tracks of Norfolk Southern Railway. Then, they cross over some railroad tracks of CSX. Just past the northern terminus of School Street, they pass the Greer Heritage Museum. At Poinsett Street, they intersect SC 101/SC 290. Here, SC 101 Truck ends, and SC 14 continues to the northeast.[9]

The entire route is in Greer.

Spartanburg0.0000.000   SC 80 east (J. Verne Smith Parkway) / SC 101 (New Woodruff Road) – Greer, SC Inland Port TerminalSouthern end of SC 80 concurrency; southern terminus
Greenville1.7702.849Old Highway 14 South northSouthern terminus of Old Highway 14 South; former SC 14 north
2.1203.412  SC 14 south / Tandem Drive west – SimpsonvilleNorthern end of SC 80 concurrency; southern end of SC 14 concurrency; eastern terminus of Tandem Drive
3.5805.761  South Buncombe Road (SC 14 Truck north) – Greenville Tech Benson Campus, North Greenville UniversitySouthern terminus of SC 14 Truck; provides access to Prisma Health Greer Memorial Hospital
5.6109.028    SC 101 / SC 290 (Poinsett Street) / SC 14 north (North Main Street) – City stadium, Chamber of commerceNorthern end of SC 14 concurrency; northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b "Highway Logmile Report". South Carolina Department of Transportation. Retrieved December 24, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Highway Logmile Report". South Carolina Department of Transportation. Retrieved December 24, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "Highway Logmile Report". South Carolina Department of Transportation. Retrieved December 24, 2020.
  4. ^ DeLorme South Carolina Atlas & Gazetteer, First Edition, 1998. Pages 18, 24.
  5. ^ Google (May 3, 2018). "Overview map of SC 101" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved May 3, 2018.
  6. ^ a b "Highway Logmile Report". South Carolina Department of Transportation. Retrieved December 5, 2020.
  7. ^ a b "Highway Logmile Report". South Carolina Department of Transportation. Retrieved December 5, 2020.
  8. ^ a b "Highway Logmile Report". South Carolina Department of Transportation. Retrieved December 5, 2020.
  9. ^ Google (December 5, 2020). "Overview map of SC 101 Truck (Greer)" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved December 5, 2020.

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