U.S. Route 30 In Pennsylvania
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U.S. Route 30 in Pennsylvania

U.S. Route 30 marker

U.S. Route 30
LincolnHighwayMarker.svg Lincoln Highway
Route information
Maintained by PennDOT, DRPA
Length: 333 mi[1] (536 km)
Existed: 1926 (1924 as PA 1; 1913 as the Lincoln Highway) - present
Tourist
routes:
Exton Bypass Scenic Byway
Major junctions
West end: near Chester, WV
 

/ / in Pittsburgh
/ in North Huntingdon Township
/ in Bedford
/ / in Breezewood
in Chambersburg
in York
in Villanova

in Philadelphia
East end: / in Camden, NJ
Location
Counties: Beaver, Allegheny, Westmoreland, Somerset, Bedford, Fulton, Franklin, Adams, York, Lancaster, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, Philadelphia
Highway system
->
PA 1 ->

In the U.S. state of Pennsylvania, U.S. Route 30 (US 30) runs east-west across the southern part of the state, passing through Pittsburgh and Philadelphia on its way from the West Virginia state line east to the Benjamin Franklin Bridge over the Delaware River into New Jersey. In Pennsylvania, US 30 runs along or near the transcontinental Lincoln Highway, which ran from San Francisco, California to New York City before the U.S. Routes were designated. (However, the Lincoln Highway turned northeast at Philadelphia, using present U.S. Route 1 and its former alignments to cross the Delaware River into Trenton, New Jersey.)

Popular places along the route include the Gettysburg Battlefield, Dutch Wonderland, the Flight 93 National Memorial, Fort Ligonier, Westmoreland Mall, Jennerstown Speedway, and Idlewild and Soak Zone.

Route description

West Virginia to Pittsburgh

US 30 presently crosses from West Virginia into Pennsylvania near Chester, West Virginia. It is a surface road from West Virginia to the U.S. Route 22 junction southeast of Imperial. There it joins the US 22 freeway, and then US 22/30 joins the Penn-Lincoln Parkway West (now part of extended Interstate 376) into downtown Pittsburgh.

Through Pittsburgh

Westbound US 30 on the Penn-Lincoln Parkway (also I-376 and US 22) in Pittsburgh.

US 30 currently passes through Pittsburgh on the Penn-Lincoln Parkway, crossing the Monongahela River on the Fort Pitt Bridge. This freeway was built from 1953 to 1962 as a bypass for both the Lincoln Highway and the William Penn Highway (U.S. Route 22). Besides US 30, it also carries US 22 and Interstate 376.

At a point beyond the Squirrel Hill Tunnel, at the southern end of PA Route 8, US 30 leaves the Parkway (which continues as I-376/US 22 to Monroeville).

Pittsburgh to Lancaster

Much of this section of U.S. 30 (and the Lincoln Highway) has been supplanted by the Pennsylvania Turnpike (which is Interstate 76 between the Ohio border and the Valley Forge exit). From the Pittsburgh area, US 30 heads east through Greensburg, where it intersects U.S. Route 119. It then heads into Somerset County, where it meets U.S. Route 219 east of Jennerstown.

On September 11, 2001, United Airlines Flight 93 crashed in an empty field approximately two miles (3 km) south of U.S. 30, in Stonycreek Township in Somerset County. The heroism of the passengers and crew apparently thwarted the hijackers' plan to crash into either the US Capitol Building or the White House in Washington D.C.. The entrance to the permanent Flight 93 National Memorial is along U.S. 30.

The route continues east into Bedford County, where it heads toward Bedford, the site of the route's intersection with U.S. Route 220 a short distance south of the southern beginning of Interstate 99 at the Pennsylvania Turnpike interchange. Past Bedford, the route is four-laned and closely follows the Pennsylvania Turnpike, passing through Everett. It then passes through the town of Breezewood, Pennsylvania, where Interstate 70 traffic must still use a short non-interstate section of U.S. 30 to go between the turnpike (which is I-70/76 to the west of Breezewood and to the east of New Stanton) and I-70 going to Maryland.

The route then narrows back to two lanes climbs through the Allegheny Mountains as it passes through Fulton County, intersecting U.S. Route 522 in McConnellsburg. It then enters the scenic Cumberland Valley in Franklin County, where it passes through Chambersburg, crossing U.S. Route 11 and Interstate 81. The highway then crosses the South Mountain range through the Cashtown Gap and enters Adams County. West of Gettysburg, U.S. 30 follows much of the path of the old Chambersburg Turnpike (from Gettysburg to Cashtown), a route used by much of Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia during the Gettysburg Campaign. The route serves as the main east-west artery through Gettysburg, traversing the northwestern portion of the Gettysburg Battlefield and also intersecting U.S. Route 15. Past Gettysburg, Route 30 travels through Guldens and New Oxford before entering York County.

Just west of York, Route 30 branches off Lincoln Highway (which here picks up at the start of PA 462[2]) to bypass the downtown parts of the cities of York and Lancaster; it is briefly a freeway but then, continuing as 4-lane highway, reaches grade-level intersections in York. Several modifications to improve flow have been made in York but the route is still congested due to a series of traffic signals. It then becomes freeway again, and crosses the Susquehanna River on the Wright's Ferry Bridge into Lancaster County. Along the north side of Lancaster, US 30 intersects the eastern terminus of Pennsylvania Route 283, which heads to Harrisburg, and then shares a brief concurrency with U.S. Route 222. From 1997 to 2004 significant work was completed to the bypass around Lancaster. Just east of Lancaster, the freeway ends at the eastern end of PA 462; U.S. 30 goes back onto Lincoln Highway and continues on its way toward Philadelphia.

Lancaster to Philadelphia

Westbound US 30 descending a hill in Lancaster County.

U.S. 30 follows the route of the Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike, the first long-distance, paved road built in the United States, between Lancaster and Philadelphia. Between the east end of the bypass around York and Lancaster and the west end of the Coatesville Bypass in Chester County, there is a large freeway gap between these two segments that is frequently congested. PennDOT is under study to improve this last remaining section.[3] This section passes through Pennsylvania Dutch Country and is lined with many Amish tourist attractions.[4][5] Between Sadsbury Township and East Whiteland Township, US 30 follows the limited-access Coatesville Bypass with U.S. Route 30 Business running along the former alignment through Coatesville, Downingtown, and Exton. Along the bypass, US 30 intersects U.S. Route 322 near Downingtown. At the east end of the bypass, it intersects U.S. Route 202 and heads east on Lancaster Avenue. The Exton Bypass portion of US 30 is designated the Exton Bypass Scenic Byway, a Pennsylvania Scenic Byway.[6]

Eastbound US 30 in Paoli.

It then heads through the Main Line suburbs of Philadelphia, so named as they were located along the Pennsylvania Railroad Main Line. Within this area, the route passes through northern Delaware County, intersects with Interstate 476 and passes through Villanova University in Radnor Township, then crosses into Montgomery County in Lower Merion Township (except for a few hundred yards where the road briefly re-enters Delaware County in Haverford Township) before entering Philadelphia.

Through Philadelphia

US 30 along Vine Street Expressway (also I-676 in Philadelphia.

US 30 then crosses U.S. Route 1 (City Avenue) into Philadelphia. In the city, it makes a left turn onto Girard Avenue and meets U.S. Route 13 and Interstate 76 (Schuylkill Expressway) near the Philadelphia Zoo. US 30 then follows I-76 east and Interstate 676 (Vine Street Expressway) through Center City to the Ben Franklin Bridge, which carries I-676 and US 30 over the Delaware River into New Jersey.

History

The path of the Lincoln Highway was first laid out in September 1913; it was defined to run through Canton, Ohio, Beaver, Pittsburgh, Greensburg, Ligonier, Bedford, Chambersburg, Gettysburg, York, Lancaster and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Camden, New Jersey.[7] This bypassed Harrisburg to the south, and thus did not use the older main route across the state between Chambersburg and Lancaster. From Pittsburgh to Philadelphia, this incorporated a number of old turnpikes, some of which still collected tolls:[8]

This original 1913 path of the Lincoln Highway continued east from Philadelphia, crossing the Delaware River to Camden, New Jersey on the Market Street Ferry. The city of Philadelphia marked the route from the ferry landing west on Market Street through downtown and onto Lancaster Avenue to the Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike in early 1914.[9] By 1915[] Camden was dropped from the route, allowing the highway to cross the Delaware on a bridge at Trenton (initially the Calhoun Street Bridge, later the Bridge Street Bridge).

In 1924, the entire Lincoln Highway in Pennsylvania was designated Pennsylvania Route 1.[10] In late 1926 the route from West Virginia to Philadelphia (using the new route west of Pittsburgh) was assigned U.S. Route 30, while the rest of the Lincoln Highway and PA 1 became part of U.S. Route 1. The PA 1 designation was gone by 1929,[11] but several branches from east to west - PA Route 101, PA Route 201, PA Route 301, PA Route 401, PA Route 501 and PA Route 601 - had been assigned by then. (PA Route 701 was assigned later as a branch of PA 101.)

Ohio to Downtown Pittsburgh

As defined in 1913, the Lincoln Highway ran east-northeast from Canton, Ohio to Alliance and east via Salem, crossing into Pennsylvania just east of East Palestine. From there it continued southeasterly to Beaver, crossing the Beaver River there and heading south along its left bank to Rochester and the Ohio River's right bank to Pittsburgh.[8]

By 1915, the highway had been realigned to the route it would follow until the end of 1927. It ran east from Canton, Ohio to Lisbon and then southeast to East Liverpool on the Ohio River. After crossing into Pennsylvania, it turned north away from the river at Smiths Ferry, taking an inland route to Beaver, where it rejoined the Ohio River. It crossed the Beaver River into Rochester, joining the 1913 alignment, and turned south with the Ohio to Pittsburgh.[8]

1915 Route

This route entered Pennsylvania along PA Route 68. After crossing Little Beaver Creek, it turned south on Main Street, passing under the Cleveland and Pittsburgh Railroad (PRR) into Glasgow. After passing through that community on Liberty Street, the highway turned north and passed under the railroad again at Smiths Ferry, merging with Smiths Ferry Road.[8] This alignment through Glasgow carried the Lincoln Highway until ca. 1926, when the present PA 68 was built on the north side of the railroad.[12]

The Lincoln Highway left the banks of the Ohio River on Smiths Ferry Road, which includes an old stone bridge over Upper Dry Run. It turned east on Tuscarawas Road through Ohioville, entering Beaver on Fourth Street and turning south on Buffalo Street to reach Third Street (PA Route 68).[8] By 1929 this inland Glasgow-Beaver route was numbered PA Route 168, while the route along the river, never followed by the Lincoln Highway, was PA 68.[11]

Where PA 68 crosses the Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad from Beaver into Bridgewater along Third Street and then the Beaver River on the ca. 1963[12]Rochester-Bridgewater Bridge, the Lincoln Highway instead ran along Bridge Street, just to the north, and crossed the Old Rochester-Bridgewater Bridge into Rochester.[8]

Continuing through Rochester to Pittsburgh, the Lincoln Highway left the Old Rochester-Bridgewater Bridge on Madison Street, turning onto Brighton Avenue, and then crossing the Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne and Chicago Railway (PRR) on New York Avenue. After running alongside the Ohio River on Railroad Avenue, the highway crossed the railroad again in Freedom (about a block north of Third Street[13]), running through Freedom on Third Avenue.[8]

South of downtown Freedom, Third Avenue merges into the Ohio River Boulevard, also known as PA Route 65, which runs along the old Lincoln Highway into Conway. There the old highway went onto First Avenue and State Street, rejoining PA 65 in Baden. Further into Baden, the old highway left PA 65 again, onto State Street, becoming Duss Avenue in Harmony Township. At the Ambridge limits, this becomes PA Route 989, but the old highway turned west at 14th Street and then south on Merchant Street.[8]

Crossing Big Sewickley Creek from Ambridge, Beaver County into Leetsdale, Allegheny County, Merchant Street becomes Beaver Street, a brick road. Beaver Road and Beaver Street continues through Edgeworth, Sewickley, and Osborne, merging back into PA 65 at the border with Haysville. Sewickley officially changed the name of its piece to Lincoln Highway by an ordinance in January 1916, and Osborne, Edgeworth and Leetsdale soon followed suit, but that name is no longer used.[8]

In Glenfield, the highway crossed the Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne and Chicago Railway twice, once near the present overpass and again west of Toms Run Road.[14] The old road next to the Ohio River, Beaver Street, is still a yellow brick road but now used only by local traffic.[8]

The old road left PA 65 again in Emsworth as Beaver Road, becoming Brighton Road in Ben Avon before re-merging with PA 65. It splits yet again, also in Ben Avon, onto Brighton Road, another yellow brick road. In Avalon it is California Avenue, and in Bellevue it is Lincoln Avenue, coincidentally named after Lincoln soon after the U.S. Civil War.[8][15]

The highway crosses into Pittsburgh on a high concrete arch bridge over Jack's Run, built in 1924 to replace an earlier bridge built for a streetcar line, and returns to the California Avenue name.[15] It crosses Woods Run on a similar 1928 bridge next to a newer bridge built for the Ohio River Boulevard (PA Route 65).[16] Where California Avenue curves away from PA 65, the Lincoln Highway continued next to it on Chateau Street, turning east on Western Avenue and then south on Galveston Avenue onto the 1915 Manchester Bridge to the Point.[8]

During the time that the Lincoln Highway ran through Rochester, the Rochester-Pittsburgh segment was locally maintained. It was often foggy, and a July 1926 Lincoln Highway Association road report states that it was "paved city streets, mostly poor", in stark contrast to the good paving east of Pittsburgh. By 1924, reports recommended following an alternate on the other side of the river between Rochester and Pittsburgh.[8] The route west of Rochester had similar problems; it was a dirt road, despite being a state highway.[17] By 1922 an official detour was recommended via East Palestine, Ohio and Beaver, largely identical to the initial 1913 plan.

1927 Route

Work began in the mid-1920s on a new route to the south of the existing route, passing through West Virginia and bypassing the problematic sections on both sides of Rochester; the Lincoln Highway was moved to it December 2, 1927.[8] This new route had already been numbered U.S. 30 in late 1926.[18]

The new Lincoln Highway bypassed the community of Imperial on a bypass built for it.[12] Just southeast of Imperial, the highway turned east on Steubenville Pike, joining what was U.S. Route 22 before the present U.S. 22/U.S. 30 freeway was built ca. 1964.[12] Steubenville Pike runs along the north side of the freeway, crossing to the south side and then merging with it just west of the I-376 interchange. From the late 1940s to 1982, the appropriately-named Penn-Lincoln Drive-In Theater operated on a stretch of the original Lincoln Highway in North Fayette, just east of Imperial. It reopened for one season in 1985 as the Super 30 West Drive-In. The site is now occupied by Penn-Lincoln Shopping Center.

US 22 and US 30 joins I-376 and turns southeast, but the Lincoln Highway (and US 22/30 before the current I-376 opened in 1953) continued east with PA 60 through Robinson Township. In 1950, the Twin Hi-Way Drive-In Theater opened along the Robinson Township stretch, its name derived from the road's former designation of dual U.S. Route 22/30. Through Crafton, the highway used Steuben Street, Noble Avenue, Dinsmore Avenue, and Crafton Boulevard,[] now northbound PA 60. In Pittsburgh, the highway ran along Crafton Boulevard, Noblestown Road, and South Main Street, as PA 60 still does. It turned onto Carson Street (now PA Route 837) at the West End Circle, crossing the 1927 Point Bridge into the Point.[8]

Downtown Pittsburgh to North Huntingdon

From 1915 to late 1927, the Lincoln Highway crossed the Allegheny River on the Manchester Bridge to the Point, touching down at the foot of Penn Avenue after meeting the Point Bridge.[19] It made its way through downtown to Bigelow Boulevard (now PA Route 380), using Water Street, Liberty Avenue and Oliver Avenue.[20] It continued to follow present PA 380 onto Craig Street and Baum Boulevard to East Liberty. The highway left East Liberty and Pittsburgh on Penn Avenue, the old Pittsburgh and Greensburg Turnpike, also now part of PA 380, and further east part of PA Route 8. (PA 380 however bypasses the center of East Liberty.)[8]

The Boulevard of the Allies opened east from downtown Pittsburgh in 1923, and in 1924 it was designated as an alternate route.[21] By 1930, this bypass ran along the Boulevard of the Allies, Forbes Avenue, Beeler Street, Wilkins Avenue and Dallas Avenue, rejoining the Lincoln Highway at Penn Avenue, west of Wilkinsburg.[22]

Leaving the Pittsburgh area, the Lincoln Highway turned onto Ardmore Boulevard (now signed as PA 8 north of I-376, and U.S. 30 south of I-376). It then branched away from Ardmore Boulevard along Electric Avenue, turned northeast on Braddock Avenue, then east on Penn Avenue. The Lincoln Highway originally continued onto Airbrake Avenue and then turned south at 11th Street to cross Turtle Creek and the Pennsylvania Railroad main line over a bridge; a 1925 replacement bridge starts at the intersection of Airbrake Avenue, Penn Avenue, Monroeville Avenue, and Greensburg Pike.[23] The Lincoln Highway then followed Greensburg Pike up to current U.S. 30.

In 1932, a bypass of the grades into and out of Turtle Creek, including the George Westinghouse Bridge, was opened. It runs along current U.S. 30 from the interchange with Electric Avenue in Chalfant to the intersection with Greensburg Pike in North Versailles.

The borough of White Oak had named their main street Lincoln Way in an attempt to convince the Lincoln Highway Association to use it,[24] but instead the highway continued along Greensburg Pike through North Versailles.

A bypass of the section of US 30 in Gap was first proposed in February 2012. In 2015, a PennDOT project began to build a bypass to the north of Gap for westbound US 30 between the PA 772 and PA 41 intersections to improve traffic flow and safety at the congested intersection of US 30 and PA 41. The bypass, which cost $10 million, was opened on August 4, 2016.[25]

Major intersections

County Location[26] mi[27] km Exit Destinations Notes
Beaver Greene Township 0.000 0.000 west (Lincoln Highway) - East Liverpool Continuation into West Virginia
2.328 3.747  - Hookstown, Washington
4.883 7.858 east (Bocktown Road) Western terminus of PA 151
Hanover Township 7.733 12.445 (Frankfort Road) - Frankfort Springs, Monaca
Allegheny Findlay Township 17.530-
17.643
28.212-
28.394
(Southern Beltway) - Pittsburgh International Airport Exit 2 on PA 576
North Fayette Township 20.981 33.766 west (William Penn Highway) - Weirton
south (Bateman Road) - Imperial
Western end of concurrency with US 22
Western end of freeway
22.486 36.188 Hankey Farms
23.475 37.779  - Oakdale Westbound exit and eastbound entrance; western end of concurrency with Orange Belt
24.491 39.414 Old Steubenville Pike / Bayer Road / Montour Church Road
Robinson Township 24.937 40.132 west (Airport Parkway) /  - Pittsburgh International Airport Eastern end of concurrency with Orange Belt; western end of concurrency with I-376; Exit 60A on I-376
south /  - Crafton Exit 60B on I-376
25.831 41.571 61 Ridge Road
Robinson-Collier
township line
26.966 43.398 62 (Campbells Run Road) Westbound exit and eastbound entrance
Robinson Township 28.235-
29.144
45.440-
46.903
64A  - Washington, Erie Exit 59 on I-79
Rosslyn Farms 29.448 47.392 64B Rosslyn Farms Westbound exit and eastbound entrance
Carnegie 29.882 48.090 Buses only (West Busway) Eastbound exit and westbound entrance
30.290 48.747 65  - Carnegie, Heidelberg Heidelberg only appears on westbound signage
Green Tree 32.192 51.808 67 /  - Green Tree, Mount Lebanon, Crafton
Pittsburgh 32.666 52.571 68 Parkway Center Drive Westbound exit and eastbound entrance
33.339 53.654 69A south (Banksville Road) - Mt. Lebanon, Uniontown Westbound exit and eastbound entrance; western end of concurrency with US 19
33.775 54.356 69B
south / south - Uniontown
Eastbound exit and westbound entrance; western end of concurrency with US 19 Truck
33.850 54.476 69C north / north - West End Eastbound exit and westbound entrance; eastern end of concurrency with US 19
33.920-
34.611
54.589-
55.701
Fort Pitt Tunnel under Mount Washington
34.675 55.804 69C north to  - West End Westbound exit and eastbound left entrance
34.611-
34.840
55.701-
56.070
Fort Pitt Bridge over the Monongahela River
34.840-
34.996
56.070-
56.321
70A Boulevard of the Allies, Liberty Avenue - PPG Paints Arena Eastbound left exit and westbound entrance
70B Fort Duquesne Boulevard - Convention Center, Strip District Eastbound left exit and westbound entrance
70C north / north - Fort Duquesne Bridge, North Shore Left exit eastbound; eastern end of concurency with US 19 Truck
35.075 56.448 70D Stanwix Street No eastbound exit; left exit and entrance westbound; left entrance eastbound
35.475 57.091 71A Grant Street Left exit and entrance
36.003 57.941 71B Second Avenue Westbound exit only
36.929 59.431 72A Forbes Avenue - Oakland Eastbound exit and westbound entrance
37.055 59.634 72B To (Crosstown Blvd) / north (Boulevard of the Allies) / Liberty Bridge Westbound exit and eastbound left entrance
37.709 60.687 73 (Bates Street) - Glenwood, Oakland Westbound exit and eastbound entrance; signed as Exits 73A (south) and 73B (north)
39.338 63.308 74  - Squirrel Hill, Homestead
39.585-
40.589
63.706-
65.322
Squirrel Hill Tunnel under Squirrel Hill
Pittsburgh-Swissvale-
Edgewood tripoint
41.521 66.822 77 Edgewood, Swissvale
Wilkinsburg 42.887 69.020 Eastern end of freeway
east / east - Monroeville Eastern end of concurrency with I-376 / US 22; Exit 78A on I-376
north - Wilkinsburg Exit 78B on I-376; southern terminus of PA 8
North Braddock-Chalfant line 45.265 72.847 East Pittsburgh, Turtle Creek Interchange; eastbound exit and westbound entrance
East McKeesport 48.053 77.334 south / (5th Avenue) Northern terminus of PA 148
North Versailles Township 49.987 80.446 / (Mosside Boulevard / Jacks Run Road) - Monroeville, McKeesport, White Oak
Westmoreland North Huntingdon Township 56.850 91.491 / Exit 67 (Irwin) on Penna Turnpike
Hempfield Township-Adamsburg line 58.157 93.595 Adamsburg, Penn, Arona Interchange
Hempfield Township 61.432 98.865  - New Stanton, Delmont Exit 6 on PA 66
62.975 101.348 Western end of freeway
63.230 101.759 Pittsburgh Street Eastbound exit and westbound entrance
Greensburg-Hempfield Township line 63.994 102.988 west - West Newton Eastern terminus of PA 136
Southwest Greensburg 64.904 104.453
/ / to  - Connellsville, Blairsville
Southern terminus of PA 66 Bus.
Hempfield Township 65.337 105.150 Cedar Street
65.991 106.202 Greensburg, Mount Pleasant
66.778 107.469 (Pittsburgh Street) - Pleasant Unity Eastbound exit and westbound entrance
67.328 108.354 Greensburg Business District Westbound exit and eastbound entrance
Westmoreland Mall
Eastern end of freeway
Unity Township 74.051 119.174 (Clearview Drive) - Pleasant Unity, Latrobe
75.319 121.214  - Youngstown, Baggaley, Bradenville, New Derry Interchange
Unity-Derry
township line
76.880 123.726 north - Derry Southern terminus of PA 217
Ligonier Township 81.623 131.359 north - Bolivar Southern terminus of PA 259
Ligonier 83.875 134.984 (Market Street) - Stahlstown, Oak Grove, Johnstown
Ligonier Township 85.825 138.122 south - Rector, Linn Run State Park Northern terminus of PA 381
Somerset Jennerstown 95.113 153.070 (Somerset Pike) - Somerset, Johnstown
Jenner Township 96.713 155.644 (Front Street / Penn Avenue) - Somerset, Boswell
98.360-
98.449
158.295-
158.438
 - Somerset, Johnstown Interchange
Quemahoning Township 103.100 165.923 south (Pine Avenue) - Friedens Interchange; northern terminus of PA 281
103.518 166.596 north (Triple S Road) - Kanter, Hooversville Southern terminus of PA 403
Stonycreek-Shade
township line
110.444 177.742 (Huckleberry Highway / Rock Cut Road) - Berlin, Windber
Bedford Schellsburg 121.637 195.756 (Market Street) - Manns Choice, Pleasantville
Napier Township 126.386 203.399 west (Allegheny Road) - Manns Choice, Cumberland, Somerset Eastern terminus of PA 31
Bedford Township 126.972 204.342 west (Pensyl Hollow Road) - Altoona, Johnstown Eastern terminus of PA 56
128.890 207.428
east - Bedford
Western terminus of US 30 Bus.
129.798 208.890 south - Cumberland
north to north - Altoona
Interchange
131.979 212.400
west - Bedford Business District
Interchange; westbound left exit and eastbound left entrance; eastern terminus of US 30 Bus.
Snake Spring Township 132.226 212.797 south (Egolf Road) - Rainsburg Northern terminus of PA 326
134.493 216.446 Pennknoll Road / Upper Snake Spring Road - Pennwood Interchange; no westbound exit
135.173 217.540 Lutzville Road / Upper Snake Spring Road - Pennwood Interchange; no westbound entrance
Everett 137.482 221.256
east to south - Everett
Interchange; eastbound exit and westbound entrance; western terminus of US 30 Bus.
West Providence Township 139.338 224.243 To north - Huntingdon, Raystown Lake Interchange; Raystown Lake only appears on eastbound signage
140.319 225.822
west to south - Everett
Eastern terminus of US 30 Bus.
East Providence Township 147.243 236.965 east - Washington, D.C., Baltimore Western end of concurrency with I-70
147.537 237.438 west to /  - Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, New Stanton Eastern end of concurrency with I-70; Exit 161 (Breezewood) on Penna Turnpike
Fulton Brush Creek Township 150.652 242.451 west (Crystal Springs Road) - Crystal Springs Western end of concurrency with PA 915
152.036 244.678 east (North Valley Road) - Hopewell Eastern end of concurrency with PA 915
Licking Creek Township 158.300 254.759 (Pleasant Ridge Road) - Saltillo, Hancock
Todd Township 164.745 265.131 to  - McConnellsburg, Mount Union Interchange
Franklin Peters Township 172.541 277.678 (Fort Loudon Road / Path Valley Road) - Mercersburg, Fannettsburg, Willow Hill
St. Thomas Township 177.517 285.686 south (Mercersburg Road) - Lemasters, Mercersburg Northern terminus of PA 416
Hamilton Township 184.462 296.863 south (Warm Spring Road) - Williamson Northern terminus of PA 995
Chambersburg 186.273 299.777 south (Main Street)
186.384 299.956 north (2nd Street)
Chambersburg-Guilford Township line 187.766-
187.786
302.180-
302.212
 - Hagerstown, Carlisle Exit 16 on I-81
Greene Township 194.100 312.374 south (Anthony Highway) - Mont Alto, Waynesboro Western end of concurrency with PA 997
194.215 312.559 north (Black Gap Road) - Scotland Eastern end of concurrency with PA 997
196.384 316.049 (Rocky Mountain Road) - Mont Alto, Newville
Adams Franklin Township 199.247 320.657 east (Buchanan Valley Road) - Arendtsville, Biglerville Western terminus of PA 234
Gettysburg 211.075 339.692
/ west (Carlisle Street / Baltimore Street) to /
Traffic circle; western end of concurrency with PA 116
211.314 340.077 east (Hanover Street) - Hanover Eastern end of concurrency with PA 116
Straban Township 213.288 343.254  - Frederick, Harrisburg Interchange
Oxford-Hamilton-
Berwick township tripoint
222.530 358.127 (Carlisle Street) - Hanover, Harrisburg
Abbottstown 225.074 362.221 (Queen Street) Roundabout
York West Manchester Township 234.387 377.209 west (Hanover Road) Eastern terminus of PA 116
235.247 378.593 south (Trinity Road) - New Salem Northern terminus of PA 616
235.859 379.578 east - York Interchange; western terminus of PA 462
238.494 383.819 (Carlisle Avenue) - Dover, West York Interchange
Manchester Township 241.023 387.889 south / north (North George Street) to north - Harrisburg, Emigsville, York
241.277 388.298  - Baltimore, Harrisburg No eastbound exit to I-83 north; no westbound entrance from I-83 south; Exit 21 on I-83
Springettsbury Township 243.169 391.343 Western end of freeway
243.749 392.276 Memory Lane - East York No westbound exit; no westbound entrance from southbound Memory Lane
244.663 393.747 (Mt. Zion Road)
Hellam Township 247.700 398.635 To  - Hallam
251.473 404.707 To  - Wrightsville
Susquehanna River 252.677 406.644 Wright's Ferry Bridge
Lancaster West Hempfield Township-Columbia line 253.903 408.617  - Columbia, Marietta
West Hempfield Township 256.997 413.597 Prospect Road
258.812 416.518 Mountville
East Hempfield Township 260.276 418.874 Centerville Road
262.393 422.281  - Millersville, Rohrerstown
Manheim Township-Lancaster line 263.486 424.040 Harrisburg Pike
Manheim Township 264.100 425.028 (Manheim Pike) Eastbound exit and westbound entrance
264.423 425.548 west - Harrisburg, Downtown Lancaster Eastbound access to Downtown Lancaster and Fruitville Pike; eastern terminus of PA 283
265.034-
265.757
426.531-
427.694
(Lititz Pike) / (Oregon Pike) / south Eastbound signage
/ south (Lititz Pike) / Fruitville Pike Westbound signage; western end of concurrency with US 222
north (Oregon Pike) Westbound signage
266.416 428.755 north to  - Reading, Ephrata I-76 only appears on eastbound signage; Ephrata only appears on westbound signage; eastern end of concurrency with US 222
267.161 429.954 east (New Holland Avenue/Pike) Western end of concurrency with PA 23
Lancaster-East Lampeter Township line 267.771 430.936 west (Walnut Street) Eastern end of concurrency with PA 23
268.497 432.104 Greenfield Road
East Lampeter Township 269.387 433.536 (Old Philadelphia Pike) No westbound exit
270.150 434.764 Eastern end of freeway
west (Lincoln Highway) - Downtown Lancaster Eastern terminus of PA 462
272.705 438.876 (Eastbrook Road / Hartman Bridge Road) - Strasburg
Salisbury Township 281.639 453.254 west (Newport Road)
282.034 453.890 south (Newport Pike) - Wilmington, DE Northern terminus of PA 41
282.313 454.339 north (White Horse Road) Southern terminus of PA 897
Chester Sadsbury Township 286.823 461.597 (Octorara Trail) - Parkesburg, Honey Brook
287.555 462.775
east (Lincoln Highway)
Eastbound exit and westbound entrance; western terminus of US 30 Bus.
Western end of freeway
Valley Township 290.087 466.850 Chester County Airport Westbound exit and eastbound entrance
292.916 471.403  - Coatesville
Caln Township 294.673 474.230 Reeceville Road
297.056 478.065  - Thorndale
298.173 479.863 (Manor Avenue)
Downingtown 299.393 481.826 (Wallace Avenue) Westbound exit and eastbound entrance
East Caln Township 299.933 482.695 (Uwchlan Avenue) to  - Downingtown, Lionville Eastbound exit and westbound entrance
300.913 484.273
(Lancaster Avenue)
West Whiteland Township 303.841 488.985 to south - Exton, West Chester US 202 only appears on eastbound signage
West Whiteland-East Whiteland
township line
306.055 492.548 Eastern end of freeway
 - King of Prussia, West Chester

west (Lancaster Avenue) - Exton
Eastern terminus of US 30 Bus.
East Whiteland Township 307.519 494.904 south (Sproul Road) - Chester, Immaculata University Northern terminus of PA 352
309.186 497.587 west (Conestoga Road) - Elverson Southern terminus of PA 401
309.486 498.069 north (Morehall Road) to Southern terminus of PA 29
Tredyffrin Township 312.020 502.148 (Bear Hill Road / Leopard Road) - Valley Forge, Newtown Square
Delaware Radnor Township 318.773-
318.902
513.015-
513.223
(Blue Route) - Chester, Plymouth Meeting Exit 13 on I-476
319.158 513.635 (Sproul Road / Spring Mill Road)
Montgomery
No major junctions
Delaware
No major junctions
Montgomery-Philadelphia
county line
Lower Merion Township-Philadelphia line 325.258 523.452 (City Avenue) - Upper Darby, Bala Cynwyd
Philadelphia Philadelphia 328.691 528.977 342 west (Schuylkill Expressway) - Valley Forge
(34th Street / Girard Avenue)
Western end of concurrency with I-76
Western end of freeway
343 Spring Garden Street / Haverford Avenue Eastbound exit and westbound entrance
329.8 530.8 344 east (Schuylkill Expressway) - International Airport
begins
Eastern end of concurrency with I-76; western terminus of I-676
Vine Street Expressway Bridge over the Schuylkill River
330.2 531.4 - Ben Franklin Parkway / 23rd Street
330.8 532.4 - (Broad Street) - Central Philadelphia
331.2 533.0 - 8th Street south - Chinatown, Market East At-grade intersection westbound
331.3 533.2 -  - Chester, Philadelphia International Airport, Trenton Exit 22 on I-95; to Penn's Landing
- To / Vine Street - Pennsylvania Convention Center Westbound exit and eastbound entrance
331.7 533.8 - 6th Street south - Independence Hall, Penn's Landing At-grade intersection
- 5th Street Westbound exit and eastbound entrance
Delaware River 332.0 534.3 Benjamin Franklin Bridge
(Westbound toll, cash or E-ZPass)
334.6 538.5 south / east - Camden, Cherry Hill Continuation into New Jersey
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also

References

  1. ^ Google (June 21, 2014). "U.S. Route 30 in Pennsylvania" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014. 
  2. ^ Smith, Stephen H. (March 27, 2013). "Haines Shoe House will be a June 23rd Lunch Stop on 100th Anniversary Lincoln Highway Auto Tour". York Daily Record. Retrieved 2016. From The York Dispatch issue of Fri. Nov. 24, 1972 back page: With the opening of the full 20-miles extending from a point near Thomasville to Columbia on the Lancaster County side of the river, the new artery now becomes officially designated as U.S. 30... the hard-traveled highway now becomes Pennsylvania Traffic Route 462 but retains its nationwide identity as the Lincoln Highway. 
  3. ^ "". Route30corridor.com. Retrieved . 
  4. ^ "Interactive Map of Lancaster County". Discover Lancaster. Retrieved 2017. 
  5. ^ "Amish & PA Dutch Countryside". Discover Lancaster. Retrieved 2017. 
  6. ^ "Exton Bypass". VisitPA.com. Retrieved 2012. 
  7. ^ Lincoln Highway Association, Proclamation of the Route of the Lincoln Highway, September 14, 1913
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p Brian Butko, The Lincoln Highway: Pennsylvania Traveler's Guide, ISBN 978-0-8117-2497-5
  9. ^ How "Lincoln Way" Project Now Stands, New York Times April 5, 1914
  10. ^ "U.S. 22 - The William Penn Highway". Federal Highway Administration. Retrieved 2014. 
  11. ^ a b 1929 Map of Pennsylvania (Map). Pennsylvania Department of Highways. 
  12. ^ a b c d National Bridge Inventory
  13. ^ 1904 USGS Beaver quadrangle
  14. ^ 1908 USGS Sewickley quadrangle
  15. ^ a b Bridges and Tunnels of Allegheny County and Pittsburgh, PA, California Av over Jacks Run
  16. ^ Bridges and Tunnels of Allegheny County and Pittsburgh, PA, California Av over Woods Run
  17. ^ 1911 state map
  18. ^ Bureau of Public Roads & American Association of State Highway Officials (November 11, 1926). United States System of Highways Adopted for Uniform Marking by the American Association of State Highway Officials (Map). 1:7,000,000. Washington, DC: U.S. Geological Survey. OCLC 32889555. Retrieved 2013 - via University of North Texas Libraries. 
  19. ^ 1923 plat map, Central Pittsburgh
  20. ^ Butko, Brian (May 30, 2005). Greetings from the Lincoln Highway. Stackpole Books. p. 74. 
  21. ^ Lincoln Highway Resource Guide, Appendix A - Lincoln Highway Chronology
  22. ^ 1930 Pennsylvania Transportation Map, back side
  23. ^ Bridges and Tunnels of Allegheny County and Pittsburgh, PA, Greensburg Pike over Turtle Creek
  24. ^ Bridges and Tunnels of Allegheny County and Pittsburgh, PA, Field Notes: "Mosside Bridge, the Great Valley and PA48"
  25. ^ Blest, Lindsey (August 5, 2016). "New bypass for routes 30 and 41 Gap bottleneck project now open to traffic". LancasterOnline. Retrieved 2016. 
  26. ^ "Video Log". Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2016. 
  27. ^ Bureau of Maintenance and Operations (January 2016). Roadway Management System Straight Line Diagrams (Report) (2015 ed.). Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2016. 

External links

Route map: Google

KML is from Wikidata


U.S. Route 30
Previous state:
West Virginia
Pennsylvania Next state:
New Jersey
Lincoln Highway
Previous state:
West Virginia
Pennsylvania Next state:
New Jersey

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