Pennsylvania Route 780
|Maintained by PennDOT|
|Length:||8.49 mi (13.66 km)|
|Existed:||1936 – present|
|West end:||PA 56 / PA 366 in New Kensington|
|East end:||PA 380 in Washington Township|
Pennsylvania Route 780 (PA 780) is an 8.49-mile-long (13.66 km) state highway located in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. The western terminus is at PA 56/PA 366 in New Kensington. The eastern terminus is at PA 380 in Washington Township.
PA 780 begins at an intersection with PA 56/PA 366 in New Kensington, heading east on two-lane undivided Powers Drive. The route passes through wooded areas with some residential and commercial development, turning northeast onto 7th Street. The road winds east through more woodland with development, crossing into Lower Burrell and becoming 7th Street Road. PA 780 heads east past more wooded areas of homes before winding south through a mix of fields and woods with some residences. The route curves east and enters Upper Burrell Township, passing by Penn State New Kensington before continuing through forested areas with occasional residential development. The road curves southeast and runs near the Alcoa Technical Center before passing through the community of Alcoa Center. PA 780 passes through more forests as it heads into Washington Township and becomes North Washington Road, reaching its eastern terminus at PA 380.
The entire route is in Westmoreland County.
|New Kensington||0.00||0.00||PA 56 / PA 366 (Stevenson Boulevard) – New Kensington, Vandergrift|
|Washington Township||8.49||13.66||PA 380 – Camp Jo-Ann, North Washington|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi
- Pennsylvania State Roads -2010. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania Department of Tranpsortation. 2010.
- Google Inc. "overview of Pennsylvania Route 780". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&source=s_d&saddr=PA+56+and+PA+780&daddr=PA+380+and+PA+780&hl=en&geocode=Fen5agIdUgk_-ylptOTo7JU0iDH89MRlhgoXPA%3BFdRyagIdgvpA-yk9ruN14Lg0iDF3KfyhKCi0iA&mra=ls&sll=40.550331,-79.646072&sspn=0.11713,0.338173&ie=UTF8&t=h&z=13. Retrieved May 30, 2011.
- PennDOT (2011). Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Highway Map (Map). ftp://ftp.dot.state.pa.us/public/pdf/BPR_pdf_files/Maps/GHS/Roadnames/westmoreland_GHSN.PDF. Retrieved May 30, 2011.