Business Spur I-526 (Chuck Dawley Boulevard) extends 1.57 miles southwest from the eastern terminus of Interstate 526 at U.S. 17 in Mt. Pleasant. The five-lane arterial links U.S. 17 and I-526 with South Carolina 703 (Coleman Boulevard).


Business Spur I-526 east
Heading southwest along Business Spur I-526 east toward the intersection with South Carolina 703. S.C. 703 connects Mount Pleasant and Charleston with the coastal cities of Sullivans Island and Isle of Palms in addition to the Fort Moultrie historic site. Photo taken 05/30/07.
South Carolina 703 constitutes a nearly 11-mile route from 41st Avenue at Palm Boulevard on Isle of Palms west to the Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge. Photo taken 05/30/07.
Business Spur I-526 and Chuck Dawley Boulevard end as S.C. 703 turns west onto Coleman Boulevard from Ben Sawyer Boulevard north. Photo taken 05/30/07.
Business Spur I-526 west
Business Spur I-526 is signed as an east-west highway reflecting the cardinal directions of Interstate 526 encircling North Charleston and Charleston. The first shield lies just east of S.C. 703. Photo taken 05/27/07.
The intersection with Myrick Road is signalized as the local road connects Business Spur I-526 (Chuck Dawley Boulevard) with an elementary school at Rifle Range Road. Photo taken 05/30/07.
Bowman Road leads north from Rifle Range Road to Business Spur I-526 (Chuck Dawley Boulevard) ahead of U.S. 17. Bowman Road continues north to a 2012-completed interchange with U.S. 17 (Johnnie Dodds Boulevard). U.S. 17 was expanded with new overpasses added at Bowman Road and the I-526 connector at Hungry Neck Boulevard as part of a $68-million three-mile project east from the Ravenel Bridge.1 Photo taken 05/27/07.
Chuck Dawley Boulevard transitions into the Mark Clark Expressway beyond Bowman Road. A parclo interchange joins Business Spur I-526 with U.S. 17 (Johnnie Dodds Boulevard) and the beginning of I-526. Photo taken 12/31/17.
Exit 30 departs from Business Spur I-526 east to U.S. 17 north. Interstate 526 begins and travels north and then west across the Wando and Cooper Rivers to North Charleston, providing a long distance bypass for U.S. 17 south to Savannah, Georgia. Photo taken 12/31/17.
Aforementioned construction along U.S. 17 to spring 2013 removed the left turn from Exit 30 to U.S. 17 south. Motorists headed to Charleston via U.S. 17 south from Business Spur I-526 are now directed onto Bowman Road north to a diamond interchange with Johnnie Dodds Boulevard. Photo taken 11/12/06.
A look at the former turn onto U.S. 17 south from Business Spur I-526 west. U.S. 17 continues a short distance to a 2013-completed SPUI with the I-526 connector and Hungryneck Boulevard. Photo taken 11/12/06.
Business Spur I-526 scenes
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Bowman Road north at Business Spur I-526 (Chuck Dawley Boulevard). The Business Spur directly transitions into I-526 west to the right. Photo taken 12/31/17. Second photo taken 05/30/07.

Sources:

  1. "Bowman Road overpass ready - Now the bad news: Bowman Road to close at Shem Creek for 5 months to build bridge." Post and Courier (Charleston, SC), 2012.


Photo Credits:

  • 11/12/06 by AARoads and Justin Cozart.
  • 05/27/07 by AARoads.
  • 05/30/07 by AARoads.
  • 12/31/17 by AARoads.

Connect with:
Interstate 526
U.S. 17
South Carolina 703

Page Updated 09-15-2018.