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Interstate 80

Interstate 80 East
Eastbound on Interstate 80 at the north end of the Pennsylvania 60 freeway (Exit 4A/B). Pennsylvania 60 travels southward to the city of New Castle and ultimately Pittsburgh International Airport via a segment of the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Photo taken 10/07/01.
Eastbound Interstate 80 approaching the eastern terminus of Interstate 380. The signage marks Interstate 380 as east-west as an aid to New York destined traffic to and from Scranton, and the more east/west geographic orientation as pertaining to New Yorkers. Note the button copy, non-reflective signage used at this interchange. Photo taken 07/21/00.
Detail of the Interstate 80/380 button copy overheads in the above photograph. Note that the Interstate 380 shield retains the state name. With the mileage based exit numbers implemented throughout the Commonwealth, this interchange is now signed as Exit 293. In addition to this change, Interstate 380 has also been redefined in that it is now a north/south interstate. As far as the button copy signs themselves, they still stand as of February 2002. Interstate 380 overall links the city of Scranton and Pocono Mountains with the Interstate 80 corridor near Stroudsburg. Photo taken 07/21/00.
Interstate 80 West
Interstate 80 reaches its highest point east of the Mississippi River at the Exit 111 partial-cloverleaf interchange with Pennsylvania 153. The button copy sign indicates that Interstate 80 travels 2,250 feet above sea level here in northern Clearfield County. Photo taken 10/09/01.
Interstate 80 westbound at the Exit 4A/B full-cloverleaf interchange with Pennsylvania 60 south of Sharon and Hermitage. Pennsylvania 60 constitutes a freeway between Interstate 80 and the city of New Castle. Pennsylvania 60 Toll links the New Castle Bypass with Interstate 76 (Pennsylvania Turnpike) and West Mayfield to the south. Photo taken 10/07/01.
Scenes Pertaining to Interstate 80
There is no direct connection between Interstate 476 (Pennsylvania Turnpike Northeastern Extension) and Interstate 80 at Leonardsville in northeastern Pennsylvania. Instead a pair of trumpet interchanges join access roads from both highways to Pennsylvania 940. A traffic light governs the intersection of the access roads and Pennsylvania 940 midway between the respective on-ramps to Interstate 80 and 476. Pictured here are button copy overheads for the Interstate 80 on-ramps from Pennsylvania 940 and Interstate 476. Photo taken 07/21/00.
Southbound U.S. 209 Business (Main Street) at Interstate 80 in Stroudsburg. A half-cloverleaf interchange joins Interstate 80 & U.S. 209 above with Main Street below at Exit 305. The freeway itself is narrow with four lanes and a 50 mph speed limit from Stroudsberg eastward to the Delaware Water Gap. At the Delaware Water Gap, Interstate 80 crosses the scenic Delaware River via a tolled bridge into the Garden State. The bridge carries a $1 toll for all passenger vehicles traveling in the westbound direction. Photo taken 07/28/00.
Detailed look at an Interstate 80 Pennsylvania & U.S. 209 shield assembly affixed to the guide sign on the U.S. 209 Business (Main Street) southbound on-ramp to the eastbound freeway. U.S. 209 Business parallels U.S. 209 through downtown Stroudsburg between Sciota and Marshalls Creek. U.S. 209 and Interstate 80 overlap between Exits 302 and 309. Photo taken 07/28/00.

Page Updated February 25, 2005.