Route 940

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PA 940 serves the Poconos Region in Northeastern Pennsylvania along a 43.0 mile long course from the city of Hazleton east to Paradise Valley in Monroe County. The state route branches east from PA 309 (Church Street) along Hazleton Freeland Highway from the north Hazleton city line to Harleigh. PA 940 turns northeast to the borough of Freeland and Interstate 80 at Exit 273 and White Haven.

Crossing into Carbon County, PA 940 parallels I-80 to the north through Kidder township. PA 940 meets the Pennsylvania Turnpike Northeastern Extension (I-476) at the Pocono Interchange opposite I-80 at Exit 277. Continuing east into Tobyhanna township, PA 940 heads to Lake Naomi, Pocono Pines and Interstate 380 at Pocono Summit. Pocono Summit Road leads PA 940 east to PA 611 in the borough of Mount Pocono.

Pennsylvania Route 940 East
PA 940 enters a commercialized intersection linking access roads from I-80 at Exit 277 to the south with the Pocono Interchange (Exit 95) on the Pennsylvania Turnpike Northeastern Extension to the north. 12/19/16
Interstate 80 parallels PA 940 to the south from White Haven east to Lake Harmony. 12/19/16
Interstate 80 continues from the Pocono Mountains to Stroudsburg and Delaware Water Gap. I-476 runs north to Wilkes-Barre and Scranton. 12/19/16
Interstate 476 overlays the Northeastern Extension between Clarks Summit at I-81/U.S. 6 and Plymouth Meeting at I-276 (Pennsylvania Turnpike). 12/19/16
Former button copy signs at the trumpet interchange with Interstate 80 at Kidder township. 07/21/00
Toll booths on the access road connecting PA 940 with the Pocono Interchange. 12/19/16
Interstate 476 heads north to the Bear Mountain Interchange with PA 115 and south to the Lehighton Interchange with U.S. 209. 12/19/16
Pennsylvania Route 940 West
Confirming marker posted west of the access roads to both I-476 (Pennsylvania Turnpike) and I-80 in Kidder township. Treetops Drive spurs north from the adjacent intersection to Mountain Laurel Resort. 12/19/16

Photo Credits:

07/21/00, 12/19/16 by AARoads

Connect with:
Interstate 80
Interstate 380
Interstate 476
Route 309
Route 611

Page Updated 01-27-2021.

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