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Old 08-25-2012, 05:15 PM
 
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Originally Posted by Sound of Reason View Post
Nice point made. When driving into Charleston by way of I-26, it does feel and look very expansive, say about 25 miles across. Nothing like such around Columbia, which may be fifteen to twenty miles wide at its widest point.
Right; because Columbia has three interstates going through it, you don't have all of the development mainly along one interstate. Also, I-26 terminates in downtown Charleston, the most developed part of the metro, while none of the interstates going through Columbia cut through downtown (which is a good thing).
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