Pennsylvania Route 524

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PA Route 524 marker

PA Route 524
Route information
Maintained by PennDOT
Length: 4.733 mi[1] (7.617 km)
Existed: 1961 – present
Major junctions
West end: PA 407 in Lackawanna State Park
  I-81 in Scott Township
East end: PA 438 in Scott Township
Location
Counties: Lackawanna
Highway system
PA 523 PA 527

Pennsylvania Route 524 (designated by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation as SR 524) is a 4.75-mile-long (7.64 km) state highway located in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania. The western terminus is at Route 407 in Lackawanna State Park. The eastern terminus is at Route 438 in Scott Township.

Route description[edit]

Route 524 approaching the intersection with Route 347 in Scott Township

Route 524 begins at an intersection with Route 407 (North Abington Road) in the Carpenter Town area of North Abington Township. This intersection is within the boundaries of Lackawanna State Park. Route 524 heads to the northeast, paralleling Route 407 as Kennedy Creek Road through the park until the intersection with Rowland Road, where Route 524 heads eastward. A short distance after Rowlands Road, the highway leaves Lackawanna State Park. Route 524 winds through residences and fields south of East Benton, soon entering the hamlet of Craig. In Craig, there are a couple residences south of where Quadrant Route 4003 (Manning Road) terminates and Quadrant Route 4007 (Craig Road) begins. At Craig Road, Route 524 turns eastward out of Craig, crosses an intersection with Stone Road, and enters Scott Township. Just beyond the township line, the road reaches Exit 199 of Interstate 81. Crossing under Interstate 81, the highway heads uphill and intersects with Route 347 (Justus Boulevard), which terminates. Route 524 turns onto the right-of-way for Route 347 and heads northward paralleling Interstate 81 through Scott Township. Passing several residences, Route 524 terminates at an intersection with Route 438 (Montdale Road).[2]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Lackawanna County.

Location Mile[3] km Destinations Notes
North Abington Township 0.00 0.00 PA 407 (North Abington Road) Hamlet of Carpenter Town
Scott Township 3.14 5.05 I-81 – Scranton, Binghamton Exit 199 (I-81)
3.34 5.38 PA 347 (Justus Boulevard) Northern terminus of Route 347
4.75 7.64 PA 438 (Montdale Road)
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

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References[edit]

External links[edit]

Route map: Google / Bing

  • Kitsko, Jeffrey J. (2011). "PA 524". Pennsylvania Highways. Retrieved July 1, 2011. 
  • Prince, Adam J. (2002). "PA 524". State-Ends.com. Retrieved July 1, 2011.