Route 216

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Pennsylvania 216 constitutes a mainly rural route from Blooming Grove, just outside Hanover, to Codorus State Park, Glenville, Glen Rock, Exit 8 of Interstate 83, and Winterstown.

Pennsylvania 216 east
Just east of the beginning at Pennsylvania 116 (York Street), Pennsylvania 216 (Blooming Grove Road) intersects Grandview Road at this traffic light. Grandview Road provides an eastern bypass of Hanover from Pennsylvania 94 at Parkville to Pennsylvania 116 at York Road. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Leading away from Grandview Road, drivers along Blooming Grove Road pass by a PA 216 shield assembly. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Pennsylvania 216 leaves Blooming Grove and enters Codorus State Park, a 3,452-acre preserve surrounding Lake Marburg in southern York County. The park provides opportunities for water sports, fishing, hunting, hiking along 19 miles of trails, and bird watching. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Crossing Lake Marburg, which is formed by a dam along the West Branch of Codorus Creek, Pennsylvania 216 (Blooming Grove Road) nips the corner of West Manheim Township. Photo taken 06/05/05.
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Pennsylvania 216 lowers from Baumgardner Road toward a second bridge over Lake Marburg. Photos taken 06/05/05.
South from Sinsheim Road, Pennsylvania 216 (Blooming Grove Road) hugs the shoreline of Lake Marburg, which flooded the path of Long Run. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Turning east again after the intersection with Allison Mill Road south, Pennsylvania 216 approaches the settlement of Brodbecks through eastern Manheim Township. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Manheim Road leads south across Beecher Hill to Hokes ahead of this eastbound reassurance marker. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Pennsylvania 216 drops from 863 feet in elevation at Manheim Road to 649 feet above sea level at Brodbecks. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Smoketown Road arcs east from Sinsheim Road and Lake Marburg to Pentland and south along Codorus Creek to end at Pennsylvania 216 (Blooming Grove Road). Photo taken 06/05/05.
Glenville Road leads southwest from Pennsylvania 216 along side Beecher Hill to Carroll County, Maryland ahead of the next shield. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Leaving the community of Glenville, Pennsylvania 216 (Blooming Grove Road) travels six miles to Glen Rock and 16 miles to Winterstown. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Pennsylvania 216 winds eastward through a gap in Dug Hill Ridge to meet Pennsylvania 516 (Jefferson Road north / Steltz Road south). Photo taken 06/05/05.
Pennsylvania 516 totals 12.5 miles from Lineboro, Maryland (MD-86) to Spring Grove and Pennsylvania 116. Maryland 86 continues the roadway four miles to Maryland 30 near Manchester. Photo taken 06/05/05.
A four-way stop sign lies at the crossroads of Pennsylvania 216 and 516 at Sticks. Pennsylvania 516 meets the west end of Pennsylvania 851 (Steltz Road) nearby. The 32-mile route straddles the Maryland state line east to New freedom, Stewartstown and Fawn Grove. Photo taken 06/05/05.
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East from Sticks, Pennsylvania 216 enters a valley between Dug Hill and Rocky Ridges to Pierceville. Photos taken 06/05/05.
Traveling through Pierceville along Pennsylvania 216 (Sticks Road) east. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Farmland covers the hill side north of Pennsylvania 216 ahead of Fissels Church Road. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Fissels Church Road loops east from Pennsylvania 216 (Sticks Road) through a gap in Rocky Ridge to Pennsylvania 616 (Pleasant Valley Road) south of Glen Rock. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Pennsylvania 216 reaches the borough of Glen Rock. The state route follows Manchester Street into the town center. Photo taken 06/05/05.
A narrow stretch of Manchester Street carries Pennsylvania 216 to Pennsylvania 616 (Baltimore Street). Photo taken 06/05/05.
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Pennsylvania 616 south connects Glen Rock with the boroughs of Railroad and Shrewsbury. Seitzland lies along Baltimore Street, east of Pennsylvania 616 (Pleasant Valley Road), outside of Glen Rock. Photos taken 06/05/05.
Older traffic lights, including a one-piece four way, in operation at Pennsylvania 216 east at Pennsylvania 616 (Baltimore Street) south. Overall Pennsylvania 616 stretches 14.9 miles from Pennsylvania 851 at Railroad to U.S. 30 outside York. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Pennsylvania 216 east & 616 north
Pennsylvania 216 & 616 share 0.7 miles of Main Street north from Baltimore Street to Centerville. The pair span the South Branch of Codorus Creek across from Baltimore Street. Photo taken 06/05/05.



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06/05/05 by AARoads

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Page Updated 05-20-2013.