Route 116

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Pennsylvania 116 follows a 40-mile route from Pennsylvania 16 at Carroll Valley in southwest Adams County to U.S. 30, west of York. The state route joins the borough of Hanover with Gettysburg to the west and York to the northeast.

Pennsylvania Route 116 East
Calvary Avenue loops from Pennsylvania 116 (Hanover Road) to Low Dutch Road through the East Cavalry Field area of Gettysburg National Park.
This guide sign was removed since this photo was taken. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Low Dutch Road heads north from Pennsylvania 97 to U.S. 30 (Lincoln Highway) at Guldens ahead of this reassurance marker. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Pennsylvania 116 (Hanover Street) enters the borough of Bonneauville and sees this shield posted after Cedar Street. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Pin Oak Drive ties into Pennsylvania 116 (Hanover Street) from Beck Road outside Bonneauville ahead the next eastbound shield. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Honda Road crosses paths with Pennsylvania 116 (Hanover Road) northeast of Whitehall and southwest of Centennial. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Approaching the South Branch of Conewago Creek after Pennsylvania 116 intersects Littlestown Road south to Littlestown and Bender Road north. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Entering Brushtown, Pennsylvania 116 (Hanover Road) intersects Sunday Drive north and Racehorse Road south. A number of suburban style subdivisions reside nearby, extending the growth of both Hanover and the borough of McSherrystown. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Centennial Road concludes its trek east from U.S. 30 at Guldens at Pennsylvania 116 in McSherrystown. Photo taken 06/05/05.
East from Centennial Road, Pennsylvania 116 (Hanover Road) heads across Plum Creek into the street grid of McSherrystown. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Older style homes line both sides of Pennsylvania 116 as the route follows Main Street through McSherrystown. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Pennsylvania 116 reassurance marker posted along Main Street at 2nd Street in McSherrystown. 2nd Street becomes Church Street north en route to Edgegrove. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Mt. Pleasant Road heads north from Mt. Pleasant to become 3rd Street through McSherrystown ahead of this shield. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Continuing east along Pennsylvania 116 (Main Street) toward 4th Street. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Pennsylvania 116 turns from Main Street onto Oxford Avenue at the forthcoming traffic light. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Elm Avenue stems east from the Main Street end to Midway while Oxford Avenue north leads to Edgegrove. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Oxford Avenue carries Pennsylvania 116 southeast to 3rd Street east. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Pennsylvania 116 (3rd Street) enters both York County and the borough of Hanover between Loot Avenue and Filbert Street. This reassurance marker resides just east of the county line. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Pennsylvania 116 branches southward from 3rd Street onto High Street just four blocks into Hanover. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Approaching Pennsylvania 194, which follows a one-way couplet through downtown Hanover. The state route joins Hanover with Mount Pleasant, Littlestown and Taneytown, Maryland as a multi-state route. Photo taken 06/05/05.
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Pennsylvania 194 south follows Chestnut Street to Forney Avenue before joining the northbound direction along Frederick Street. PA 194 travels southwest ten miles to become Maryland 194. MD-194 continues the route 23.87 miles to Ceresville and MD-26. Photos taken 06/05/05.
High Street carries Pennsylvania 116 another two blocks to Frederick Street, where the route combines with Pennsylvania 194 north into downtown Hanover. Photo taken 06/05/05.
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Pennsylvania 194 follows Frederick Street north to Broadway through Hanover. Pennsylvania 116 combines with the northbound PA 194 to York Street. Photos taken 06/05/05.
Pennsylvania Route 116 East Pennsylvania Route 194 North
Shields for the 0.2-mile overlap between Pennsylvania 116 east & 194 north immediately face drivers after the intersection of High and Frederick Streets. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Pennsylvania 116 east & 194 follow Center Square north through downtown Hanover, where they meet Pennsylvania 94 (Baltimore Street). Photo taken 06/05/05.
A trailblazer for Pennsylvania 116 directs motorists onto Broadway beyond PA-94 for the route's continuation onto York Street. This sign is erroneous in that motorists are already on the state route. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Pennsylvania 94 constitutes a 29-mile route from Maryland 30 near West Manheim northward to Pennsylvania 34 near Mount Holly Springs. Along with MD-30, the route joins Hanover with Reisterstown and Baltimore, Maryland (via Interstate 795). Photo taken 06/05/05.
Pedestrian signals lie opposite both sides of the Pennsylvania 94 (Carlisle Street north / Baltimore Street south) intersection along Pennsylvania 116 & 194. Photo taken 06/05/05.
A five-way intersection at Railroad Street sees Pennsylvania 116 part ways with Pennsylvania 194 (Broadway) for York Street east. PA-116 exits Hanover for Spring Grove while PA-194 turns northward to Abbottstown. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Pennsylvania Route 116 East
Two blocks removed from Pennsylvania 194 (Broadway), Pennsylvania 116 (York Street) intersects Middle Street at the next traffic light. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Eastbound reassurance marker for Pennsylvania 116 posted on York Street east at Hanover Street. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Traffic signals govern the movements of York and Pleasant Streets. Pleasant Street travels a short distance south to Pennsylvania 94 (Baltimore Street). Photo taken 06/05/05.
Pennsylvania 116 (York Street) leaves the borough of Hanover and enters Penn Township ahead of John Street. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Pennsylvania 116 splits with the eastbound beginning of Pennsylvania 216 (Blooming Grove Road) just east of Hanover. Pennsylvania 216 lies wholly within York County along a 26-mile course eastward to Glenville, Glen Rock and Winterstown. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Pennsylvania 116 provides the most direct route to York by way of Spring Grove, eight miles to the east of PA-216. PA 216 heads through Blooming Grove nearby to Lake Marburg and Codorus State Park. Photo taken 06/05/05.

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06/05/05 by AARoads

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Page Updated 05-20-2013.