Lane, on-ramp to Business 85 South close for repairs

SPARTANBURG Co., S.C. (WSPA) — The on-ramp from Hearon Circle to Business 85 South will be closed this week while repairs, according to the S.C. Department of Transportation (SCDOT). A section of the highway will also be closed.

The agency said in a news release that the Interstate 85 Business South Bridge over Norfolk Southern Railroad will be repaired. Work is scheduled to start 7 a.m. Monday, Feb. 20 and end Friday, Feb. 24. The on-ramp will be closed during that time.

Drivers wanting to get on I-85 Business South from Hearon Circle will be detoured to Lone Oak Road to I-585 South to I-85 Business South.

The detour length is about 2 miles. One lane will be closed on I-85 Business South between Exit 4A and Exit 4B during repairs.

Crews will remove three concrete areas along the bridge deck that will be cleaned and a concrete bonding agent will be added to the existing deck. The damaged areas will be replaced with new concrete.

For more information, call Chris Madden or Brandon Wilson at 864-241-1010.

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