South Carolina Highway 225

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SC 225 marker

SC 225
West Scotch Cross Road
Route information
Maintained by SCDOT
Length: 5.90 mi[2] (9.50 km)
Existed: 1977[1] – present
Major junctions
South end: US 25 / US 178 near Greenwood
  US 221 near Greenwood
North end:
SC 72 Bus. near Greenwood
Highway system
SC 223 SC 230

South Carolina Highway 225 (SC 225) is a state highway in the U.S. state of South Carolina that runs for 5.9 miles (9.5 km) southwest of Greenwood. The highway serves as a southwestern bypass for the city. The easternmost 0.5 miles (0.8 km) of the highway is known as West Scotch Cross Road.

Route description[edit]

SC 225 begins at the US 25/US 178 concurrency southeast of Greenwood. The highway swings around to the west side of the city where it ends at SC 72 Business.[3]

History[edit]

The original SC 225 was established in 1940 as a new primary route, running from Waterloo to Cross Hill. The route was soon extended west to just east of Ware Shoals. In 1948, the route was downgraded.

The current SC 225 was created between 1974 and 1977 as a new route. The route originally ran from SC 72 Bus. to US 221. The route was extended slightly east to the US 25/US 178 overlap in either 1988 or 1989. [1]

Junction list[edit]

The entire route is in Greenwood, Greenwood County.

Mile[2] km Destinations Notes
0.00 0.00 US 25 / US 178 – Edgefield, Saluda
1.16 1.87 US 221 – Laurens, McCormick
4.85 7.81 SC 10 (McCormick Highway/Maxwell Avenue) – Greenwood, McCormick
5.90 9.50
SC 72 Bus. (West Cambridge Avenue) – Greenwood, Abbeville
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Route map: Google / Bing