South Carolina Highway 157
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South Carolina Highway 157

South Carolina Highway 157 marker

South Carolina Highway 157
Route information
Maintained by SCDOT
Length10.21 mi[1] (16.43 km)
Major junctions
South end in Kershaw
North end near Catarrh
CountiesLancaster, Kershaw
Highway system

South Carolina Highway 157 (SC 157) is a 10.2-mile-long (16.4 km) state highway in the Sandhills region of South Carolina. Though it physically runs west to east, it is signed as a north-south road. Its southern terminus at its westernmost point at SC 341 in Kershaw, Lancaster County and its northern terminus (eastern end) at SC 346 about two miles (3.2 km) west of Catarrh in rural Kershaw County.

Route description

SC 157 begins at an intersection with Marion Street and Minor Street in eastern Kershaw. From this point, SC 341 travels west on Marion Street and south on Minor Street while SC 157 Truck / SC 341 Truck head north along Minor Street. SC 157 travels east along Marion Street through the eastern reaches of the town passing some houses. It curves to due east and exits the town limits where it passes through a forest of pine trees. The highway crosses the county line at the Little Lynches River where it continues east passing a few houses and churches whilst mostly in a wooded area with some rolling hills. At the community of Mount Pisgah, the highway passes in front of the Mount Pisgah Elementary School. It briefly dips to the south before heading to the northeast where SC 157 ends at a stop-controlled intersection with SC 346, about mile (1.2 km) south of its terminus at SC 903.[2]

Major junctions

LancasterKershaw0.000.00 (East Marion Street / South Minor Street) - Lancaster, Bethune, Bishopville

/ north (North Minor Street)
Southern terminus of SC 157 Truck / SC 341 Truck
Kershaw10.2116.43 (Raleys Mill Road)
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Special route

South Carolina Highway 157 Truck
LocationKershaw, South Carolina
Length0.70 mi[3] (1.1 km)

SC 157 Truck is a truck route for trucks traveling through Kershaw. For its entire 0.7-mile (1.1 km) length, it is concurrent with SC 341 Truck. Its southern terminus is at the intersection of Marion Street and Minor Street which is also where SR 157 has its southern terminus and SR 341 passes through. As trucks are banned on East Marion Street through Kershaw, the truck route bypasses the downtown area. The routes head north along North Minor Street for three blocks to Hilton Street, U.S. Route 601 (US 601). The northbound directions of the two truck routes run along southbound US 601 forming a wrong-way concurrency. At North Hampton Street, the highway reaches U.S. Route 521 Business (US 521 Bus.) and US 601 Bus. Continuing west along Hilton Street, they cross a railroad track before the truck routes terminate at US 521 (North Matson Street). US 601 from this point continues south along US 521 around the west side of the town.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Statewide Highways (shapefile)" (zip). South Carolina Department of Transportation. September 29, 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  2. ^ Google (December 27, 2017). "South Carolina Highway 157" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2017.
  3. ^ a b Google (December 27, 2017). "SC 157 Truck / SC 341 Truck" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2017.

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