List of tunnels in Pennsylvania

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The following is a list of tunnels in Pennsylvania.

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Rail tunnels[edit]

Road tunnels[edit]

Name Location Carries Crosses Length Opened Notes
26th Street Tunnel Philadelphia PA 291 Intersection of Passyunk and Oregon Avenues just south of interchange with Schuylkill Expressway [49]
Allegheny Mountain Tunnel Somerset County I-70 / I-76 (Pennsylvania Turnpike) Eastern Continental Divide 6,070 feet (1,850 m) 1939, 1965 [50]
Armstrong Tunnel Pittsburgh Duquesne University 1,320 feet (400 m) 1927
Blue Mountain Tunnel Lurgan Township, northern Franklin County I-76 4,339 feet (1,323 m) [51]
Fort Pitt Tunnel Pittsburgh I-376 Mount Washington 3,614 feet (1,102 m) 1960
"Ghost Tunnel" Curtisville Dawson Road Bessemer & Lake Erie Railroad
Penn's Landing Tunnel Philadelphia I-95 1979
Kittatinny Mountain Tunnel Lurgan and Fannett Townships, northern Franklin County I-76 (Pennsylvania Turnpike) 4,727 feet (1,441 m) [52]
Laurel Hill Tunnel Pennsylvania Turnpike (abandoned) 4,541 feet (1,384 m) 1940 [53]
Lehigh Tunnel Lehigh and Carbon counties I-476 (Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike) Blue Mountain 4,400 feet (1,300 m) 1957, 1991 [54]
Liberty Tunnel Pittsburgh Mount Washington 5,889 feet (1,795 m) 1924
Negro Mountain Tunnel Somerset County South Pennsylvania Railroad Never used and omitted from the Pennsylvania Turnpike [55]
Rays Hill Tunnel Pennsylvania Turnpike (abandoned) Rays Hill 3,532 feet (1,077 m) 1940 [56]
Sideling Hill Tunnel Pennsylvania Turnpike (abandoned) Sideling Hill 6,782 feet (2,067 m) 1940 [57]
Squirrel Hill Tunnel Pittsburgh I-376 Squirrel Hill 4,225 feet (1,288 m) 1953
Tuscarora Mountain Tunnel Franklin and Huntingdon counties I-76 (Pennsylvania Turnpike) Tuscarora Mountain 5,326 feet (1,623 m) [58]
Twin Tunnels Downingtown Valley Creek Road [59]
University City Tunnel Philadelphia I-76 (Schuylkill Expressway) 30th Street Station and several blocks of streets with the University of Pennsylvania on the west and openings toward the Schuylkill River on the east [60]

Other transportation tunnels[edit]