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Exit ramp at I-20 and US 1 will be closed tonight

Lexington, SC - The US 1 eastbound exit ramp (Exit 58) on Interstate 20 in Lexington County will be closed Friday night, March 2, to install a barrier wall. Motorists heading east who wish to take Exit 58 should proceed to Exit 61 and re-enter I-20 westbound to Exit 58.

The exit 58 eastbound ramp closure will occur from 11 p.m. Friday, March 2, until 7 a.m. Saturday, March 3. Message board signs along I-20 will display detour directions. Motorists are advised to used caution and plan accordingly in case of delays.

The road work is part of a four-phase project to widen an 11-mile stretch of I-20 in Lexington County. The project extends from mile marker 60 near US 378 to mile marker 49 at Longs Pond Road. Upon completion, the project will add a third inside lane in both directions aimed at reducing traffic congestion. It is expected to be completed in the fall of 2019.

Motorists can use SCDOT's 511 Traveler Info to check road conditions. For more information concerning this project, the public may contact SCDOT Resident Engineer Allen Thompson at (803) 699-5068 or at

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