Pennsylvania Route 285

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

PA Route 285 marker

PA Route 285
Route information
Maintained by PennDOT
Length: 27.1 mi[1] (43.6 km)
Existed: 1936 – present
Major junctions
West end: SR 85 at the Ohio state line on Lake Pymatuning
  US 6 / US 322 / PA 18 in Conneaut Lake
US 19 in Greenwood Township
I-79 in Greenwood Township
East end: PA 173 in Cochranton
Location
Counties: Crawford
Highway system
PA 284 PA 286

Pennsylvania Route 285 (PA 285) is an 27.1-mile-long (43.6 km), east–west state highway located in Crawford county in Pennsylvania, United States. The western terminus is the Ohio state line on Lake Pymatuning. The eastern terminus is at PA 173 in Cochranton.

Route description[edit]

PA 285 goes by many names along its route. The names along its route includes Steele's Court, Third Street, Brooks Crossing Road, and Townhouse Court.

The route begins on the Ohio state line over Lake Pymatuning in North Shenango Township, at the terminus of OH 85. The route heads east, going in and out of Pymatuning State Park before short concurrencies with US 6, and US 322/PA 18 in the town of Conneaut Lake. After exiting the town to the south, the route winds southeast to the intersections of US 19 and I-79 in Greenwood Township. The route continues east for several miles before terminating in the town of Cochranton, at an intersection with PA 173.

History[edit]

First signed in 1936,[2] the route would be signed in different areas along the route. In the early 1970s, the route was moved from its old alignment from Hartstown Road to Conneaut Lake, where it previously had a concurrency with US 322 into the town. Also in the early 1970s, the route's eastern terminus was moved from US 62 to its current terminus on PA 173.[3][4]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Crawford County.

Location mi[1] km Destinations Notes
North Shenango Township 0.0 0.0 SR 85 west Ohio state line
Conneaut Lake 10.7 17.2 US 6 west (Water Street) – Linesville Western terminus of US 6 concurrency
11.2 18.0 US 322 west / PA 18 south (4th Street) Western terminus of US 322 / PA 18 concurrencies
11.2 18.0 US 6 east / US 322 east / PA 18 north (Water Street) / 3rd Street – Meadville Eastern terminus of US 6 / US 322 / PA 18 concurrencies
Greenwood Township 19.6 31.5 US 19 (Perry Highway) – Meadville, Mercer
19.8 31.9 I-79 – Pittsburgh, Erie Exit 141 (I-79)
Fairfield Township 27.1 43.6 PA 173 – Cochranton, Sandy Lake
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Route map: Bing