Location

The Southeastern Institute of Manufacturing and Technology (SiMT) is at 1951 Pisgah Road in Florence SC.  Just minutes off of I-95, SiMT is easily reached by car.

Map & Driving Directions

Map to SiMT

From the West  

  • Take I-20 East toward Florence.
  • Merge left onto I-95 N. via Exit 141A toward Fayetteville.
  • Travel 2 miles, then turn right onto US-52 N via Exit 164 toward Darlington.
  • Travel 1.6 miles to Florence-Darlington Technical College (FDTC) and turn right at the SiMT sign.
  • Follow this road through the FDTC campus to the SiMT entrance.

From the South

  • Take I-95 North toward Florence.
  • Turn right onto US-52 N via Exit 164 toward Darlington.
  • Travel 1.6 miles to Florence-Darlington Technical College (FDTC) and turn right at the SiMT sign.
  • Follow this road through the FDTC campus to the SiMT entrance.

From the North via I-95

  • Take I-95 South toward Florence.
  • Turn right onto US-52 N via Exit 164 toward Darlington.
  • Travel 1.6 miles to Florence-Darlington Technical College (FDTC) and turn right at the SiMT sign.
  • Follow this road through the FDTC campus to the SiMT entrance.

From the East

  • Take US-76/301 West toward Florence.
  • Turn right onto Highway 327 N toward I-95
  • Travel 10 miles to I-95 and turn right onto I-95 South toward Savannah
  • Travel 5 miles to Exit 164
  • Turn right onto US-52 N via Exit 164 toward Darlington.
  • Travel 1.6 miles to Florence-Darlington Technical College (FDTC) and turn right at the SiMT sign.

From the Florence Regional Airport

  • Turn left out of the Florence Regional Airport on to 76/301 towards Florence
  • Travel 1 mile and bare to the right on to Cheves Street towards Church Street
  • Travel 1 mile (you will see the McLeod Medical Center complex on your right) and turn right on to Church Street towards Hwy 52
  • Note - Church Street turns in to Lucas St/Hwy 52
  • Travel 3.3 miles and go under Interstate 95
  • Travel 1.6 miles to Florence-Darlington Technical College (FDTC) and turn right at the SiMT sign.
  • Follow this road through the FDTC campus to the SiMT entrance.

Transportation

By Air

  • Florence Regional Airport (http://www.florencescairport.com); Major carriers include US Airways. 
  • Other Airports: 
    • Columbia, South Carolina (81 miles)
    • Charlotte, North Carolina (157 miles)
    • Atlanta, Georgia (290 miles)

By Ground

  • Local taxis are available
  • Rental cars may be obtained from Avis, Budget, Hertz, and Enterprise
  • Some hotels provide airport shuttles (fee charged)