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Columbia in Richland County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

William Earle Berne Beltway

 
 
William Earle Berne Beltway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, January 15, 2012
1. William Earle Berne Beltway Marker
Inscription. Named in 1980 by the South Carolina State Highways and Public Transportation Commission in recognition of Dr. Berne’s distinguished service during three terms as a member of the Highway Commission representing the Fifth Highway District (Richland and Kershaw Counties) 1960 ~ 64, 1968 ~ 72, 1976 ~ 1980, And three terms as Chairman, 1964, 1970 ~ 71, 1979 ~ 80. He was named in 1980 by the Commission as Honorary Chairman for life.

Dr. Berne was one of several individuals whose efforts were instrumental in the allocation to South Carolina of 75 miles of I-77 in 1968 and in the designation in 1976 of a portion of the Southeastern Beltway as part of the Interstate Highway System.
 
Location. 33° 57.085′ N, 80° 58.195′ W. Marker is in Columbia, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker is at the intersection of William Earle Berne Beltway (Interstate 77 at milepost 6) and Shop Road, on the right when traveling south on William Earle Berne Beltway. Click for map. Located in the cloverleaf of the exit. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia SC 29209, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Woodlands and Millwood (approx. 2.3 miles away); Curtiss-Wright Hangar (approx. 2.5 miles away);
Overview from the exit ramp image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, January 15, 2012
2. Overview from the exit ramp
Camp Jackson (approx. 2.6 miles away); The "Columbiad" Cannon (approx. 3 miles away); Redfern Field / Paul R. Redfern (approx. 3.5 miles away); Paul R. Redfern (approx. 3.5 miles away); 100th Inf Division (approx. 3.6 miles away); Early Columbia Racetrack (approx. 3.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Columbia.
 
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Overview image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, January 15, 2012
3. Overview
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 386 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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