Pennsylvania Route 117

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PA Route 117 marker

PA Route 117
Route information
Maintained by PennDOT
Length: 12.576 mi[1] (20.239 km)
Major junctions
South end: US 322 / PA 72 in Cornwall
North end: US 422 in Palmyra
Location
Counties: Lebanon
Highway system
PA 116 PA 118
PA 819 PA-820 (1926).svg PA 821
PA 852 PA-853 (1926).svg PA 854

Pennsylvania Route 117 (PA 117) is a 12.6-mile-long (20.3 km) route starting at its southern terminus at US 322 and PA 72 in Cornwall. Its northern terminus is at US 422 in Palmyra.

The route is known as Iron Master Road, Main Street, Lancaster Road, and Forge Road and completely travels through Lebanon County. One section is concurrent with Pennsylvania Route 241 in Colebrook. PA 117 was signed in 1928.[citation needed]

Route description[edit]

PA 117 heads west from an interchange with US 322 and PA 72 into West Cornwall Township on Mount Gretna Road. It then angles to the southwest, passing through the borough of Mount Gretna, before entering South Londonderry Township. It heads west to the village of Colebrook, where it turns north onto Mount Wilson Road. It then forms a brief concurrency with Pennsylvania Route 241 before splitting from Mount Wilson Road, which carries PA 241 to the north, and heading to the northwest onto South Forge Road. It then heads to the north and crosses U.S. Route 322 in Campbelltown before heading north into North Londondery Township and into the borough of Palmyra, where it ends at U.S. Route 422.

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Lebanon County.

Location Mile[1] km Destinations Notes
West Cornwall Township 0.000–
0.345
0.000–
0.555
US 322 / PA 72 Interchange
South Londonderry Township 5.517 8.879 PA 241 south (Elizabethtown Road) – Lawn, Elizabethtown South end of PA 241 concurrency
6.009 9.671 PA 241 north (Mount Wilson Road) – Lebanon North end of PA 241 concurrency
10.090 16.238 US 322 (Horseshoe Pike) – Hershey, Cornwall
Palmyra 12.576 20.239 US 422 (East Main Street) – Hershey, Lebanon
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Route map: Google / Bing

  1. ^ a b "Pennsylvania state roads". Pennsylvania Spatial Data Access. Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. 2013. Retrieved March 14, 2013.