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Updates and Road News for the week of February 1

This week we finished adding photos taken last month in Upstate South Carolina and moved on from there to additional material sent in from Peter in the Green Bay area. Carter shot some of U.S. 123 between Easley and Greenville, so we coupled those photos with previous photos he took in April 2014 and from [...]

Updates and Road News for the week of January 25

Well no big snowstorm this week, at least for the east coast. The western U.S. however is receiving a large storm system, with heavy rains and mountain snows. Rainy now across #SierraNevada passes but that'll change this evening as snow levels drop. Plan ahead! #cawx — NWS Sacramento (@NWSSacramento) January 29, 2016 Now on [...]

WV-OH-KY Trip – Day 6 (Columbia, SC to Montgomery, AL)

Started the final day of the trip in Cayce, South Carolina. Began by poking around downtown Columbia briefly before heading west to Saluda, SC and Athens, GA. Ended up back in Atlanta and took Interstate 20 west to Birmingham and then south on I-65. Counter-intuitive shield assembly posted for South Carolina 12 along [...]

South Carolina’s new highway signs

They are appearing in a town near you! We found a few instances of the new highway sign this weekend including a South Carolina 303 shield in Walterboro and several South Carolina 6 shields in Moncks Corner. It appears that the standard 3di-width shield will be used as the default for [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:21:24-05:00December 15th, 2007|South Carolina|6 Comments

New South Carolina State Road shields

New South Carolina State Highway Sign Design. Graphic created by AARoads. Just caught this on a recent Southeast Roads Yahoo! Group post; on June 22, 2007,1 SCDOT unveiled a new highway shield design to replace the current black and white box shields used throughout the Palmetto State. The state follows Oklahoma [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:21:26-05:00September 15th, 2007|Sign Designs, South Carolina|1 Comment

Button Copy lives on the Sumter bypass

Low and behold there is some classic button copy left in South Carolina, and it is found on the U.S. 76 & 378 freeway bypass of Sumter. While button copy was erased from the Interstate system, the last signs coming down on Interstate 585 in Spartanburg in 2006, the freeway at Sumter provides a look [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:21:42-05:00June 14th, 2007|South Carolina|3 Comments

Interstate 95 Growing Pains

Today's thoughts involve reflections on the Interstate 95 corridor between Florida and the northeast U.S. The reviled freeway in some cases, Interstate 95 suffers from overrunning by travelers headed to/from Florida, a number that increases significantly every year. Respective DOT's are trying to keep up with growth with various expansion and interchange projects throughout the [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:22:10-05:00January 7th, 2007|D.C., Florida, Georgia, Maryland, South Carolina, Virginia|1 Comment
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