PA 41 provides a primary route between U.S. 30 at Gap and northern Delaware between Kaolin and Hockessin. Carrying just two lanes overall, the 22.2 mile highway doubles as a truck route for freight headed west along U.S. 30 to Lancaster and Harrisburg and south to Newport and Interstate 95 in Delaware. PA 41 forms a multi state route with SR 41 south to Delaware Route 2 at Prices Corner.

Pennsylvania Route 41 North
PA 41 enters the southern wedge of Kennett township just across the Delaware state line. 12/20/16
An SR 7 trailblazer was formerly posted ahead of the off-ramp to Limestone Road along PA 41 (Gap Newport Road) north. It was replaced with a New Garden Township sign by 2007.
SR 7 extends south from the state line into the Pike Creek Valley in northern Delaware. 04/23/04
An antiquated parclo interchange joins PA 41 (Gap Newport Pike) with Limestone Road south and Kaolin Road north at Kaolin. 12/20/16
Limestone Road (SR 3013) heads south 0.9 miles from PA 41 to become SR 7 at the state line. Kaolin Road extends SR 3013 north to Five Points and Kennett Square. 12/20/16
PA 41 (Gap Newport Pike) continues north from the exchange with Limestone Road (SR 3013) through New Garden Township. Several mushroom farms are located in the area. 04/23/04
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Newark Road (SR 3033) extends north from Little Baltimore Road in Delaware to Landerburg Road (SR 3024) and PA 41 (Gap-Newport Pike) at New Garden. 12/26/18
Penn Green Road (SR 3009) parallels Newark Road (SR 3033) to the west from Landenburg north to Baltimore Pike (SR 3046) near Toughkenamon. 12/26/18
Reassurance marker posted north of Penn Green Road (SR 3009). 12/26/18
PA 41 (Gap-Newport Pike) converges with Baltimore Pike (old U.S. 1) adjacent to the East Penn Railroad. 12/26/18
Baltimore Pike (SR 3046) runs east from Avondale to Toughkenamon and the borough of Kennett Square. 12/26/18
PA 41 (Pennsylvania Avenue) north at W State Street and 1st Street in the borough of Avondale. 12/26/18
The former route of U.S. 1, Baltimore Pike (SR 3026) branches west from PA 41 (Pennsylvania Avenue) to West Grove, Jennersville and Oxford. 12/26/18
A traffic light was added at the split with Baltimore Pike (SR 3026) by 2008. PA 41 (Gap Newport Pike) proceeds north along a commercialized stretch to U.S. 1. 12/26/18
Development since 2004 expanded PA 41 north from Baltimore Pike into a three lane arterial with the addition of retail along the west side. This reassurance marker was also removed. 04/23/04
A traffic light operates at Hepburn Road for adjacent London Grove Village shopping center. 12/26/18
U.S. 1 follows the Kennett-Oxford Bypass, a freeway measuring 22 miles from Baltimore Pike in Kennett township to Ridge Road in West Nottingham township. 12/26/18
The freeway along U.S. 1 opened from PA 41 to Kennett Square northward in 1966 and from PA 41 southward in the 1970s.1 12/26/18
An alternate truck route for PA 82 accompanies PA 41 north from U.S. 1 to PA 10 at Cochranville. 12/26/18
A diamond interchange connects PA 41 (Gap Newport Pike) and U.S. 1 near the community of Baker. U.S. 1 leads east to Kennett Square, Chadds Ford and Media. 12/26/18
The intersections at the Kennett Oxford Bypass ramps remained unsignalized until 2008, when a traffic light was added at the southbound ramps with U.S. 1. 12/26/18
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PA 41 (Gap Newport Pike) advances northwest from U.S. 1 to the village of Chatham. 12/26/18, 12/20/16
PA 841 crosses paths with PA 41 (Gap Newport Pike) at Chatham. 12/26/18
PA 841 follows London Grove Road west from PA 41 to Chatham Road south en route to West Grove and MD 213 at Lewisville. 12/26/18
North from Chatham, PA 841 follows Coatesville Road 5.5 miles to PA 82 at Doe Run. 12/26/18
The PA 41 confirming marker posted north of PA 841 in Chatham was removed after 2008. 04/23/04
PA 926 (Street Road) crosses PA 41 east of Daleville. The state route runs west to PA 10 (Limestone Road) at Russellville and east to Longwood where it meets PA 52 (Lenape Road). 12/26/18
PA 926 (Street Road) travels 26 miles east from PA 10 to PA 3 at Willistown. 12/26/18
Continuing northwest from PA 926 (Street Road) on PA 41 in Londonberry township. 12/26/18
0.6 miles north from PA 926 (Street Road), PA 41 meets PA 796 (Jennersville Road). A 5.8 mile long route, PA 796 heads south to U.S. 1 at Jennersville and PA 896 near New London. 12/26/18
Derry Meeting Road (SR 3041) extends northward from PA 796 (Jennersville Road) and PA 41 (Newport Gap Pike) to White Horse School Road. 12/26/18
Proceeding north from PA 796 (Jennersville Road) on PA 41. 12/26/18
PA 41 (Gap Newport Pike) climbs to an elevation of 600 feet above sea level at the intersection with Fernwood Road. 06/24/12
PA 41 (Gap Newport Pike) north at S Honeycroft Boulevard, one of two entrances to the suburban Honeycroft Village neighborhood, and George Fox Friends School. 12/26/18
PA 41 converges with PA 10 (Limestone Road) at the community of Cochranville in West Fallowfield township. 12/26/18
Until 1956, PA 10 between Morgantown and Oxford was a part of U.S. 122. U.S. 122 was truncated to Morgantown then and ultimately decommissioned by 1963. 12/26/18
Truck traffic also favors PA 10 north from PA 41. The state route links PA 41 with Interstate 176 and the city of Reading. Additionally connections via I-176 to U.S. 222/422 and PA 61 give truckers a link to the I-78 corridor south of Pottsville. 12/26/18
PA 10 travels seven miles south to Oxford and five miles north to Parkesburg (PA 372). 12/26/18
PA 10 begins in Downtown Oxford at PA 472 (Market Street) 8.5 miles to the south. Continuing north of PA 41, PA 10 reaches U.S. 30 in 7.2 miles, U.S. 322 and Honey Brook in 16.1 miles, and I-176/PA 23 at Morgantown in 21 miles. 12/26/18
Cochran Street just west of PA 41 through Cochranville represents the former alignment of the state route. 12/26/18
PA 41 parallels the Highland township line north to the borough of Atglen. 12/26/18
Friendship Church Road (SR 3056) stems east from PA 41 (Gap Newport Pike) to PA 10 (Limestone Road) and Gum Tree. 12/26/18
PA 41 intersects Highland Road by Octorara High, Intermediate and Elementary Schools. 12/26/18
PA 41 lowers into Chester Valley north of Glen Run Road. 12/26/18
Entering Atglen, PA 41 spans Valley Creek ahead of PA 372 (Lower Valley Road). 12/26/18
A 34 mile long route, PA 372 (Lower Valley Road) begins at PA 74 (Delta Road) in York County and ends at PA 82 (Strode Avenue) in Coatesville. The state route is the only Susquehanna River crossing between U.S. 1 near Conowingo, Maryland and PA 462 at Columbia. 12/26/18
West from PA 41 (Gap Newport Pike), PA 372 dog legs north along Main Street (old PA 41) to Valley Avenue at Atglen borough hall. 12/26/18
PA 41 bypasses the Atglen street grid to the east. 12/26/18
PA 41 spans AMTRAK and Swan Road (SR 3066) across a bridge built in 1954. 12/26/18
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Curving west ahead of Christiana, PA 41 crosses Pine Creek into Sadsbury township and Lancaster County. 12/26/18
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Sadsbury Avenue (SR 2027) leads west from PA 41 (Newport Pike) and Simmontown Road south to Newport Avenue (SR 2025) and Lions Park in the borough of Christiana. 12/26/18
Pine Creek Road arcs northeast from adjacent Newport Avenue (SR 2025) to Simmontown Road (SR 2027). 12/26/18
Strasburg Road (SR 2028) ties into PA 41 (Newport Pike) north of this reassurance marker at Gap. 12/26/18
PA 41 (Newport Pike) runs alongside AMTRAK to PA 741 (Bridge Street) in the unincorporated community of Gap. 12/26/18
PA 741 follows Strasburg Road from Gap westward eight miles to PA 896 and the borough of Strasburg. 12/26/18
PA 41 (Newport Pike) intersects the east end of PA 741 (Bridge Street) adjacent to the Gap Town Clock. 12/26/18
PA 41 lowers toward U.S. 30 (Lincoln Highway) along a commercialized stretch beyond PA 741 (Bridge Street). 12/26/18
U.S. 30 travels 11.7 miles west from PA 41 to Lancaster and a freeway bypass of the city. Eastward the U.S. 30 upgrades to the Coatesville Downingtown Bypass in five miles beyond PA 10 (Octorara Trail). 12/26/18
PA 41 expands to a five lane boulevard leading into the intersection with U.S. 30 (Lincoln Highway). 12/26/18
U.S. 30 is a heavily traveled arterial route between Lancaster and Sadsbury township in Chester County. Within Southeastern Pennsylvania, U.S. 30 travels east to Philadelphia and west to York and Gettysburg. 12/26/18
Improving safety and traffic flow, a $10 million construction project in 2015/16 built a new two lane roadway for U.S. 30 westbound from PA 41 (Newport Pike) to PA 772.2 12/26/18
The new westbound roadway for U.S. 30 at Gap opened to traffic on August 5, 2016.2 12/26/18
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PA 41 (Gap Newport Pike) south at S Honeycroft Boulevard.
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PA 41 (Gap Newport Pike) advances south to Kaolin where a parclo interchange connects with Limestone Road (SR 3013).
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Limestone Road (SR 3013) becomes SR 7 when it crosses the state line 0.9 miles south of PA 41.
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Delaware State Route 7 runs through Pike Creek Valley south to Stanton, SR 1 at Churchmans Crossing and I-95.
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The grade separation along PA 41 at Limestone Road dates back to 1941.
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PA 41 (Gap Newport Pike) transitions to SR 41 (Lancaster Pike) at the Delaware state line.
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Pennsylvania Route 41 scenes
Limestone Road (SR 3013) meets PA 41 (Gap Newport Road) at an antiquated parclo interchange just north of the Delaware state line near Kaolin. SR 3013 becomes Kaolin Road east of PA 41 en route to Union Street in Kennett Square. 12/24/18
Kaolin Road turns west to Sheehan Road as Limestone Road begins south toward PA 41 (Gap Newport Road). 12/23/12
The interchange at Limestone Road is the only along PA 41. The state route continues north four miles to Avondale. 12/23/12
A Delaware Route 7 trailblazer appears ahead of the southbound entrance ramp. The state route follows Limestone Road south to Stanton. 12/23/12
A loop ramp joins PA 41 (Gap Newport Road) south to Hockessin. Wilmington, Delaware is a nine mile drive via MSR 41 and Delaware Route 48. 12/23/12

Sources:
  1. Pennsylvania Highways: US 1.
  2. "New Westbound Alignment for Route 30 to Open at Gap." Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), news release. August 3, 2016.


Photo Credits:

12/23/12, 12/24/18 by AARoads

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Page Updated 02-03-2021.

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