Transportation

Central Location Aids With Transportation

  • Situated in the southeastern part of the Upstate region
  • Geographically centered between Greenville, Spartanburg, and Columbia
  • Easily accessible to Charlotte (90 miles), Atlanta (170 miles), and Charleston (160 miles)

Interstates

  • Estimated Daily Traffic I-26: 38,600
  • Estimated Daily Traffic I-385: 32,500

US Highways

  • US 76
  • US 221
  • US 25

SC Highways

  • SC 14
  • SC 72
  • SC 56

40 + Motor Freight Carriers

Air

2013 Map

Sea

The Port of Charleston

SC Inland Port

  • Operated by the SC Ports Authority
  • Fifth largest facility of its kind in the US
  • Second-largest container port on the East Coast

Rail

GWI (Genesee & Wyoming, Inc.)

  • (company’s main line passes directly through Laurens County)
  • (34.4-miles Laurens to Greenville running parallel to I-385)