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Coastal Evacuation Routes & Reversal Plans

If you are interested in a particular region of the state and do not want to download the entire evacuation map, we have prepared sectional files which are smaller in file size and are also available in color as well as black and white.

State Wide Evacuation Map
Color (PDF 622 Kb)
B&W (PDF 240 Kb)
Southern South Carolina Hurricane Evacuation Routes
Southern Hurricane Evacuation Routes
(Hilton Head Island & Beaufort Areas)
Color (PDF 185 Kb)
B&W (PDF 179 Kb)
Central South Carolina Hurricane Evacuation Routes
Central Hurricane Evacuation Routes
(Charleston Area)
Color (PDF 208 Kb)
B&W (PDF 204 Kb)
Northern South Carolina Hurricane Evacuation Routes
Northern Hurricane Evacuation Routes
(Grand Stand Area)
Color (PDF 200 Kb)
B&W (PDF 206 Kb)
City Details:
Beaufort (PDF 221 Kb)
Charleston (PDF 400 Kb)
Downtown Charleston (PDF 185 Kb)
Hilton Head (PDF 221 Kb)
Myrtle Beach (PDF 329 Kb)
Sumter (PDF 236 Kb)

These files provide interactive maps with details of the lane reversal beginning and ending points as well as how the traffic will flow through the intersections. Lane reversal on the routes below are optional for evacuation as directed by the Governor and law enforcement officials.

Lane Reversal:
I-26 Charleston (PDF 1.02 Mb)
US 278 Hilton Head (PDF 467 Kb)
US 21 Beaufort (PDF 1.29 Mb)
US 501 Grand Stand (PDF 847 Kb)
SC 544 Enhancement (PDF 344 Kb)
Neighboring State Evacuation Routes:
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