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I-95 Bridge Construction in South Carolina, Expect Delays, Consider Alternate Routes

The South Carolina Department of Transportation is now  in the process of bridge deck rehabilitation that requires a lane closure on I-95 northbound at mile marker 175 over the Great Pee Dee River in Florence and Dillon Counties. The lane closure is through March 16, 2018.

Over Size-Over Weight (OSOW) trucks will be restricted to 10 foot wide loads. All vehicles exceeding 10 feet in width shall use the posted detour route. The posted detour route will be I-95 North to Exit 170 (SC 327) to US76/301 to US 301 to SC 38 to I-95 North Exit 181.

Motorists traveling along this northbound section of I-95 are advised to use caution in the work zone and expect traffic congestion. Motorists are also encouraged to use alternate routes or the dedicated detour to avoid severe congestion on I-95 in the northbound direction.


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Top 3 Overnight Stopover Cities for I-95 Travelers

Summer means vacations and vacations mean extended travel. Most I-95 road warriors spend a night or two on the way to their destination, and that means finding a safe, dependable, and convenient exit to rest and begin the next day refreshed.

Here are the three most popular I-95 overnight stops based on booked reservations for July 2016. Since these rankings are based on real customer data, these cities attract travelers of all budgets and tastes, and are your best bets for choosing a stopover.

Number One – Florence, South Carolina (Exit 164)

Exit 164 in Florence, South Carolina has a over 20 hotels to choose from, and choices bring on competitive rates. Add to that, this exit  has literally dozens of restaurants from fast food to sit-down. A good selection of gas stations to choose makes it convenient to fill up before you take on the day. One important note: South Carolina, and this exit in particular have some of the lowest gas prices on all of I-95! Check out what’s available off I-95 SC Exit 164.

Number Two – Fayetteville, North Carolina (Exit 49)

Fayetteville, North Carolina is a half-way point for many I-95 travelers and I-95, exit 49 is the most popular stopover exit along the journey. Over a dozen hotels, as well as a great selection of restaurants and gas stations are located here. Everything you need conveniently located right off the exit… That’s a great overnight stop! Check out what’s available off I-95 NC Exit 49.

Number Three – Savannah, Georgia (Exit 94)

The popularity of Georgia’s I-95 Exit 94 probably has something to do with shopping… it’s home to dozens of factory outlet stores and the Oglethorpe Mall. This is an exit with a good mix of accommodations (over 20) and a variety of eating places… not just fast food. And, maybe a little shopping later before you get back to the motel. The next morning you can gas up nearby and head out. Check out what’s available off I-95 GA Exit 94.


For more I-95 information, visit www.i95exitguide.com, the Internet’s largest and most complete website devoted to America’s Interstate Main Street. Detailed exit service listings… discount lodging, camping, food, gas and more for every exit from Maine to Florida!

Traveling another route? Visit our growing family of exit guides: I-4 Exit Guide, I-5 Exit Guide, I-10 Exit Guide and I-75 Exit Guide.

I-95 Lane Closures in South Carolina Tonight

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has scheduled overnight lane closures to repair count station loops. The closures will be as follows:

  • The center and left lanes of I-95 South at MM 169-170 in Florence County will be close beginning at 6:00 p.m. on June 14, 2016. They will reopen by 6:00 a.m. the following morning.

SCDOT reminds the public to please use caution while driving through work zones.


For more I-95 information, visit www.i95exitguide.com, the Internet’s largest and most complete website devoted to America’s Interstate Main Street. Detailed exit service listings… discount lodging, camping, food, gas and more for every exit from Maine to Florida!

Traveling another route? Visit our growing family of exit guides: I-4 Exit Guide, I-5 Exit Guide, I-10 Exit Guide and I-75 Exit Guide.

Florence, SC (I-95, Exit 164)

Exit 164 - Florence, SC | Stopovers | I-95 Exit GuideWhat makes a great overnight stop? Consider this… you’ve traveled all day, you’re tired, hungry, the kids are wired… you get the picture. What you really need right about then is that perfect overnite stop… an exit where you feel safe and comfortable… an exit with a good mix of accommodations and a variety of eating places… not just fast food. And, maybe a little shopping later before you get back to the motel. The next morning you can gas up nearby and head out. Everything you need conveniently located right off the exit! Those exits are great overnight stops!

City: Florence, South Carolina
Exit Number: I-95, Exit 164
Exit Description: US52, Florence, Darlington
Food: Angelo’s Seafood, Arby’s, Baskin Robbins, BoJangle’s Famous Chicken ‘n Biscuits, Burger King, Cracker Barrel, Denny’s, Hardee’s, Hornes Country Buffet, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Kobe Japanese Steakhouse, McDonald’s, Mini-Mart (at Amoco, Exxon, Hess, Pilot, RaceTrac, Texaco), Outback Steakhouse, P&M Steakhouse Bar & Grill, Perkins Family Restaurant, Pizza Hut, Popeye’s Fried Chicken, Ruby Tuesday, Quincy’s Family Steak House, Shoney’s, Subway, Taco Bell, Victor’s European Bistro, Waffle House, Wendy’s
Gas: Amoco, BP, Exxon, Hess, Pilot, RaceTrac, Raceway, Shell, Starvin’ Marvin, Texaco
Lodging: Best Western, Comfort Inn, Country Inn & Suites, Days Inn, EconoLodge, Guesthouse Inn, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites, Howard Johnson, Knights Inn, Microtel Inn & Suites, Motel 6, Park Inn International, Ramada Inn, Shoney’s Inn, Sleep Inn, Super 8, Thunderbird Inn, Travelers Inn, Wingate Inn
Florence, SC – Book Your Room Now!
Shopping:
Other: to Air & Missile Museum, Florence City-County Airport, Francis Marion College
29 miles north is Dillon, SC, another recommended stopover exit.
66 miles south is Santee, SC, another recommended stopover exit.