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South Carolina Highway 160

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Existed:  1942 – present
Length  17.77 km
East end:  US 521 in Indian Land
Constructed  1942
West end:  NC 160 at the NC line near Charlotte, NC
Counties  York County, South Carolina, Lancaster County, South Carolina

South Carolina Highway 160 is a primary state highway in the U.S. state of South Carolina. It runs from North Carolina state line, through the towns of Tega Cay and Fort Mill, ending in Indian Land.

Contents

Map of SC-160, Fort Mill, SC, USA

Route description

SC 160 begins at the North Carolina state line near the Steele Creek area of Charlotte, North Carolina. Going southeast, it crosses Gold Hill Road in Tega Cay before entering Fort Mill. The highway goes through the downtown area of Fort Mill, connecting briefly with US 21 Business. Continuing east, it ends at US 521 in Indian Land. The route width varies between two lanes and five lanes.

Alternate names

Though the highway is commonly known as "SC 160" or "Highway 160" throughout the state, the highway does have other known names it uses locally in areas.

  • Fort Mill Highway – road name of highway west of Fort Mill to Lancaster County, though sometimes used interchangeably for entire route.
  • John D. Patterson Memorial Highway – official South Carolina honorary name of SC 160 in Lancaster County.
  • History

    Established in 1942 as a renumbering of the second SC 211. The route has changed little since.

    Old signs along highway use a north–south designation; newer signs designate the highway as east–west.

    Fort Mill truck route

    Truck route follows US 21 north to SC 460 (Springfield Parkway), where it goes southeast back to SC 160. The route keeps truckers off 2.7 miles (4.3 km) of downtown Fort Mill.

    References

    South Carolina Highway 160 Wikipedia


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