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Spring 2018
02/02/2018 - FOX Carolina - I-85/385 Gateway construction enters third year
02/02/2018 - WMBF News (ABC Myrtle Beach) - I-85/385 Gateway construction enters third year
02/05/2018 - 106.3 WORD - 85/385 Gateway Project Half Done: Still 2 years to go
02/05/2018 - GSA Business - Gateway Project reaches halfway point
02/08/2018 - FOX Carolina - Detours begin Thursday night on both sides of I-85 due to Gateway Project bridge girder install
02/08/2018 - GSA Business - Detours scheduled on I-85 for Gateway Project
02/12/2018 - FOX Carolina - SCDOT: More detours begin Monday on I-85 due to Gateway Project construction
02/14/2018 - Greenville Online - I-85/385 interchange project remains on schedule
03/01/2018 - FOX Carolina - Detours Thursday night on I-85 South due to Gateway Project construction
03/01/2018 - WDAM (FOX) - Detours Thursday night on I-85 South due to Gateway Project construction
03/01/2018 - WTOC (Savannah) - Detours Thursday night on I-85 South due to Gateway Project construction
03/02/2018 - WYFF4 - Motorists on busy Greenville road to be detoured starting Friday night
03/03/2108 - FOX Carolina - Drivers to see traffic shift on I-385 S, detours on I-85 N near interchange Monday
03/09/2018 - 106.3 Word - 85/385 Gateway Project Update
03/09/2018 - GSA Bizwire - Interstate roadwork isn't going away soon
03/13/2018 - FOX Carolina - I-85 North traffic to be detoured via I-385, Woodruff Rd. Tuesday night due to Gateway construction
03/11/2018 - Fox Carolina - Detours planned for Monday night on I-85 at Woodruff Rd exit
03/29/2018 - Greenville News - Gateway project work pauses, will be detour-free for Easter weekend
04/05/2018 - Greenville News - Will Roper Mountain Road in Greenville be widened to ease traffic?
04/06/2018 - FOX Carolina - The 85/385 Gateway Project reaches over halfway point
04/06/2018 - WISTV Columbia - The 85/385 Gateway Project reaches over halfway point
04/06/2018 - WSPA - I-385 S detour planned Saturday at Gateway Project
04/09/2018 - Greenville News - I-385 traffic to be detoured Monday night as part of Gateway Project
04/20/2018 - WYFF4 - Setting girders for I-85 overpass will impact traffic starting Tuesday night
05/02/2018 - WYFF4 - I-85, 385 detours scheduled for Wednesday night were cancelled
05/07/2018 - 106.3 WORD - Project "Gateway" Detours
05/07/2018 - FOX Carolina - DETOURS: Drivers on both I-85 & I-385 will be detoured Tuesday night
06/13/2018 - Greenville News - Gateway Project work to close Garlington-Roper Mountain connector for 60 days
06/14/2018 - WMBF News (ABC Myrtle Beach) - Gateway Access Road to be closed for 60 days as part of the Gateway Project
06/14/2018 - FOX Carolina - Gateway Access Road to be closed for 60 days as part of the Gateway Project
06/19/2018 - GVL Today - Vote Your Favorite: Gateway Project Names
06/19/2018 - WSPA - Gateway Access Road closure starts today
06/22/2018 - FOX Carolina - Traffic on I-85 and Woodruff Road will be detoured this weekend
07/05/2018 - Greenville Business Magazine - Greenville County: Gateway Paves The Way To Better Roads
07/06/2018 - 106.3 WORD - 85-385 Gateway Project Update: What to expect over the summer
07/20/2018 - Live 5 News (Charleston) - I-385 to I-85 traffic will encounter a detour Saturday night
07/23/2018 - GSA Business - Gateway project reaches milestones, more to come

Winter 2018
I-85/I-385 interchange project remains on schedule
Ask LaFleur: Can we talk about the lane on I-85 in Greenville that just ends?

Fall 2017
New connector at I-385/85 scheduled to open Thursday
New exit to I-85 N from I-385 N is open
Lanes reopen on I-85 North after Gateway Project construction detours
New nightly detours for I-85/385 Gateway Project
Turn restrictions begin on Woodruff Rd. as part of holiday traffic management plan
Traffic pattern reset near Gateway project during shopping season
Temporary right turn access out of Shops at Greenridge onto I-85
Engineers: Gateway Project honing in on Interstate 385
SCDOT: 85-385 Gateway Project on schedule
New Bridge to Open Monday Morning
New bridge at I-85/385 opens as part of Gateway Project
New bridge opening Monday as part of 85/385 Gateway Project
Newest Gateway bridge to open Monday morning
Section of Roper Mountain Road will close Friday night through Monday
Portion of Roper Mtn Rd Closing
Four bridges emerge as Gateway takes shape
Salters Road expansion should help Woodruff area drivers
Steady goes it: Wurster grew geostructural business from the ground up

Summer 2017
August 30, 2017 - Woodruff Road remains challenge as 85/385 Gateway Project nears midpoint
August 25, 2017 - SCDOT: Weekend detour scheduled for I-85, I-385
August 18, 2017 - Expect detours Friday night as part of 85-385 Gateway Project
August 17, 2017 - EDetour in place for I-385 southbound at I-85 for Thurs. night
August 10, 2017 - The 10 projects that will change how you work, live, and experience Greenville
August 3, 2017 - Detour planned at I-385-I-85 interchange Friday night
August 3, 2017 - Extensive detours scheduled Friday night on the Gateway Project
July 7, 2017 - One Gateway project bridge completed

Spring 2017
WSPA - Detours begin tonight on I-85 for 85/385 Gateway Project
WSPA (from Friday) - Detours next week on I-85 N for 85/385 Gateway project
WORD - I-85/385 Gateway Detour Starts Monday
NewsBreakApp - Detours next week on I-85 N for 85/385 Gateway project
WYFF - Be aware of detours at I-85, I-385 interchange this week
Greenville Journal - I-85 traffic will be detoured beginning Tuesday night
Lane closures, brief shutdown set for part of Woodruff Road this weekend
Greenville Journal - Attention motorists: Avoid Woodruff Road this weekend
WSPA - Prepare for Woodruff Road delays, brief closures this weekend
Greenville Online - Part of Woodruff Road reduced to one lane this weekend

Holiday 2016 Work
WSPA - Potential traffic delays on Gateway Project
Fox Carolina - Potential delays expected along 85-385 Gateway
WYFF - Gateway Project to be completed by May 2019
Live 5 News - Expect delays for Gateway Girders
Greer Today - Expect disruptions for 150-foot-long-girders
Sky 4 - Video of Girders being installed

Lane Shifts
Fox 54 - Detours in place for Tuesday night, Wednesday morning
Live 5 News - Drivers can expect weekend detours at 85-385 Gateway
Greenville Online - Tracking the I-85/385 project
WYFF - Part of Interstate 85 South to close this week
Fox Carolina - Temporary on-ramp connecting I-85 N to I-385 now open
WYFF - Temporary ramp changing merging from I-85 to 385 now open
Greer Today - Drivers take new merge from I-85 North to I-385 North
WBTV - Temporary on-ramp connecting I-85 N to I-385 now open
Post and Courier - Construction means new ramp from I-85 to I-385 in Greenville
The Washington Times - Construction means new ramp from I-85 to I-385 in Greenville

News Releases
August 4, 2017 - Detour
May 30, 2017 - Detour for Girder Erection over I-85
March 29, 2017 - Railroad Crossing Replacement
December 14, 2016 - Delay
December 2, 2016 - Weekend Pacing
November 21, 2016 - Thanksgiving Traffic
August 11, 2016 - Pacing
August 9, 2016 - Blasting
August 5, 2016 - SB Detour
August 5, 2016 - Chrome Dr. Detour
August 5, 2016 - Blasting Notification
August 4, 2016 - Detours
August 3, 2016 - Detours
August 2, 2016 - Pacing Operations
August 2, 2016 - Detour Watch
August 2, 2016 - Detours
August 1, 2016 - Detours
July 29, 2016 - Pacing
July 29, 2016 - Detours - Chrome Drive
July 29, 2016 - Detours
July 25, 2016 - Detours
July 20, 2016 - Detours
July 19, 2016 - Detours
July 18, 2016 - Detours
July 13, 2016 - Detours
July 12, 2016 - Detours
July 11, 2016 - Detours
June 28, 2016 - Detours
June 20, 2016 - Detours
June 17, 2016 - Detours
June 16, 2016 - Detours
June 15, 2016 - Detours
June 14, 2016 - Detours
June 13, 2016 - Detours
June 8, 2016 - Detours
June 7, 2016 - Detours
June 3, 2016 - Roper Mountain Road Closure
June 3, 2016 - Detours
May 24, 2016 - Detours
May 16, 2016 - Woodruff Road Detour
May 13, 2016 - Traffic Shift
May 13, 2016 - Detours
May 11, 2016 - Detours
May 6, 2016 - Lane Closures on Woodruff Road
April 22, 2016 - Traffic Shift

News Letters

Community Impact
Fox Carolina - Greenville 85 385 project makes progress despite weather delays
UBJ - Interchange construction could push development eastward
Greenville Online - TreesGreenville partners with Flatiron-Zachry to relocate trees at Woodruff & I-385
Greenville Journal - Greenville's gateway is changing

Groundbreaking
Greenville Journal - Greenville's gateway is changing
Greer Today - 85/385 Interchange works gets underway
Greenville Journal - Greenville's gateway is changing
Greer Today - 85/385 Interchange works gets underway
Yahoo News - Gateway Project includes changes to I-85, 385 and Woodruff Road
106.3 Word - Groundbreaking held for 85/385 Gateway Project
Greenville Journal - New I-85/I-385 interchanged can handle 350,000 vehicles
Upstate Biz SC - 85-385 Gateway will transform the Upstate's driving experience
GSA Biz Wire - 85-385 Gateway Project to revamp high-traffic area in Upstate
Pelzer Williamston - SCDOT breaks ground on 85-385 Gateway project
WSPA News - I-85/385 Construction: What can you expect?
WIS - Ground breaks on 85-385
Live 5 News - Ground breaks on 85-385
WYFF - Construction Begins today on 85-385 project
Fox Carolina - SCDOT breaks groundon 85-385

January 2016
Fox Carolina - SCDOT to begin work on 85-385 Gateway in late January
Fox Carolina - SCDOT I-85/385 gateway project begins in two weeks
WIS - SCDOT to begin work on 85-385 Gateway in late January
WYFF - Largest road project to ever hit Upstate begins
WMBF - SCDOT to begin work on 85-385 Gateway in February
Live 5 News - Some drivers dreading massive I-85 & I-385 Interchange Project
Upstate Biz - Drivers to start seeing major work with 85-385 Gateway Project
WYFF - Gateway Project includes changes to I-85, 385 and Woodruff Road
Upstate Business Journal - I-85/I-385 Gateway Project to be in full Swing this spring
Greenville Journal - Greenville's Gateway is Changing

Work Started
Greenville Online - TreesGreenville partners with Flatiron-Zachry to relocate trees at Woodruff & I-385
WYFF - Largest Road Project to Ever Hit Upstate
Fox Carolina - SCDOT to Begin Work on I-85/385 in Late January
Greenville Journal - A Look Back at 2015
Greenville Online - Nighttime Work to Begin on 85-385 Gateway
Greenville Journal - 'Not a Normal Job'
Conservative Talk 94.5 - Nighttime Work begins in Greenville County
Wopular - Nighttime Work to Begin on 85/385
Wingspan (Elevating the Upstate) - Just Down the Road from GSP

Design Work
Independent Mail - Design Work Begins on I-85/385 Interchange Project
UpstateBiz - SCDOT Begins Design Work on I-85/385 Interchange Project in Greenville, SC

Initial Announcement
Upstate Business Journal - $231 Million Contract Awarded for I-85/385 Rehab
I-85 Travel Accessories - $231M Contract for I-85/385 in Greenville, SC
GSA Business - State inks $231M Contract to Reconfigure I-85/385 Interchange
TranSystems - DOT signs $231 Million Contract for I-85/385 in Greenville, SC
The Washington Times - $231 Contract for I-85/385 in Greenville, SC
WYFF - DOT Signs $231 Million Contract for I-85/385 in Greenville, SC
Greenville Online - Denver, Texas Firms win I-85/385 Project
Fox Carolina - $213M Contract for I-85/385 in Greenville, SC