I-70/76 - Pennsylvania Turnpike West

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Interstate 70 Interstate 76 Pennsylvania Turnpike West
I-70/76 overlap 86 miles west from Breezewood to New Stanton. The two meet U.S. 220 Business at Exit 146 north of Bedford and east of I-99 north and U.S. 220. 10/15/04
The 36 mile exit less stretch west from Bedford to Somerset includes the Allegheny Tunnel. Vehicles transporting hazardous materials are directed off the Pennsylvania Turnpike at Exit 146. 10/15/04
U.S. 220 bypasses the borough of Bedford to the west along a freeway south toward Cumberland, Maryland. Interstate 99 commences at the trumpet interchange with the access road linking U.S. 220 with U.S. 22 Business north of Exit 146. 10/15/04
I-99/U.S. 220 travel 30 miles north to Hollidaysburg outside of Altoona. Johnstown lies 32 miles to the northwest from I-99 at Exit 3 along PA 56. 10/15/04
I-70/76 advances 20 miles west from Kegg in Juniata township to the Somerset Service Plaza. 10/15/04
I-70/76 enters Somerset County just ahead of the borough of New Baltimore, where Findley Street spans the Pennsylvania Turnpike south to St. John's Church. 10/15/04
A flight of stairs remain along both directions of the Pennsylvania Turnpike for St. John's Church. 10/15/04
The roadways along the Pennsylvania Turnpike previously separated west across Three Lick Run and adjacent to Wambaugh Run in Allegheny township. 10/15/04
A truck climbing lane accompanies I-70/76 westbound leading toward the Allegheny Tunnel. 10/15/04
The Allegheny Tunnel is the longest tunnel along the Pennsylvania Turnpike system at 6,070 feet in length.1 10/15/04
I-70/76 emerges from the Allegheny Tunnel in Stony Creek township near Downey. The ensuing five miles were the first along the Pennsylvania Turnpike rebuilt to modern standards. 10/15/04
U.S. 219 spans the Pennsylvania Turnpike along a freeway just east of the Somerset Service Plaza. 10/15/04
Exit 110 connects I-70/76 with Turnpike Road south to PA 601 (N Center Avenue) at N Pleasant Avenue (SR 4055) in the borough of Somerset. PA 601 follows the pre-freeway alignment of U.S. 219 north to Boswell and Jerome. 10/15/04
U.S. 219 travels along a freeway south to Meyersdale and north to Johnstown and Ebensburg. A 2.5 mile long Breezewood style connection links Exit 110 with U.S. 219 via Turnpike Road, Pleasant Avenue and PA 281 (Stoystown Road). 10/15/04
I-70/76 continues from Somerset 19 miles to the borough of Donegal at Exit 91. 10/15/04
I-70/76 traverses Laurel Hill into Westmoreland County leading west to the Donegal Interchange (Exit 91) with PA 31 (Chestnut Ridge Road). PA 31 parallels the Pennsylvania Turnpike between Bedford and Mount Pleasant. 10/15/04
PA 31/711 overlap southeast along Chestnut Ridge Road for 1.8 miles to PA 381 near Jones Mills. PA 31 bypasses Donegal west to the borough of Mount Pleasant. 10/15/04
PA 711 travels north from Donegal 4.5 miles to Stahlstown and 13 miles to U.S. 30 at Ligonier. Uniontown lies southwest of Mt. Pleasant along U.S. 119. 10/15/04
I-70 splits with I-76 (Pennsylvania Turnpike) at Exit 58 in the borough of New Stanton. Interstate 70 travels west to Washington, Wheeling, West Virginia and Columbus, Ohio while I-76 continues northwest to Pittsburgh and the Ohio Turnpike ahead of Youngstown. 10/15/04
The New Stanton Interchange (Exit 75) links I-70/76 with SR 3091 (New Stanton Youngwood Road), a limited access connector to U.S. 119 and PA Turnpike 66 (Amos K. Hutchinson Bypass). 10/15/04
U.S. 119 follows a freeway south to Mount Pleasant and an at-grade expressway to Connellsville. Delmont lies beyond the north end of the tolled Amos. K. Hutchinson Bypass (PA 66). 10/15/04
The Pennsylvania Turnpike northwest to the Ohio Turnpike leads to Cleveland, Ohio. I-76 branches west from I-80 near Youngstown to Akron, Ohio. I-70 west overlaps with I-79 at Washington and meets I-77 at Cambridge, Ohio. 10/15/04
Exit 75 departs I-76 west for the continuation of Interstate 70 and SR 3091 east to U.S. 119 and the neighboring borough of Youngwood. U.S. 119 heads northeast to the Westmoreland County seat of Greensburg. 10/15/04


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10/15/04 by AARoads

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Page Updated 01-13-2021.

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