South Carolina Highway 48
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South Carolina Highway 48

South Carolina Highway 48 marker

South Carolina Highway 48
Route information
Maintained by SCDOT
Length29.0 mi[1] (46.7 km)
Major junctions
West end / / / in Columbia
  • / in Columbia
  • in Columbia
East end in Wateree
Highway system

South Carolina Highway 48 (SC 48) is a primary state highway in the U.S. state of South Carolina. It serves southern Richland County and access to the Congaree National Park.

Route description

SC 48 west towards Columbia

SC 48 begins in downtown Columbia along Assembly Street. It traverses west, passing alongside the South Carolina State House and the University of South Carolina, before turning onto Rosewood Drive and then onto Bluff Road. After leaving the Columbia city limits, it continues through southeastern Richland County as a two-lane rural highway to U.S. Route 601 (US 601).


Established in 1930 as a new primary routing, it originally traversed from Gervais Street, going east along Assembly Street, to US 601 in Wateree. Various adjustments in its downtown routing have been made between 1937-46. In 1950, SC 48 was straightened out between Gadsden and Wateree, leaving behind Old Bluff Road. In 1978, SC 48 was extended west to its current western terminus at Elmwood Avenue.[2]

Junction list

The entire route is in Richland County.

Columbia0.00.0 / / / (Elmwood Avenue) - Spartanburg, Greenville, Chester, Rock Hill
0.50.80 (Taylor Street) - LexingtonTo Fort Jackson
1.01.6 / (Gervais Street)
1.52.4 To south to west to south (West Blossom Street) - Cayce
To east to east (East Blossom Street) - Sumter
To Columbia Metropolitan Airport
To Fort Jackson
2.54.0 (Rosewood Drive)
5.48.7 east (Beltline Boulevard)
5.69.0 - Charleston, CharlotteI-77 exit 5.
17.728.5Mountain View RoadTo Congaree National Park
Gadsden21.234.1 (Congaree Road) - Congaree
Wateree29.046.7 (McCords Ferry Road) - St. Matthews, Orangeburg, Camden
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ a b Google (November 23, 2012). "South Carolina Highway 48" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2012.
  2. ^ "Mapmikey's South Carolina Highways Page (SC 40-49)". Retrieved 2012.[unreliable source][self-published source]

External links

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