Pennsylvania Route 863

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PA Route 863 marker

PA Route 863
Route information
Maintained by PennDOT
Length: 13.988 mi[2] (22.512 km)
Existed: 1963[1] – present
Major junctions
South end: US 222 in Upper Macungie Township
  I-78 / US 22 in Weisenberg Township
North end: PA 143 in Lynn Township
Counties: Lehigh
Highway system
PA 862 PA 864

Pennsylvania Route 863 (PA 863) is a state highway in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. The route runs from U.S. Route 222 in Upper Macungie Township north to Pennsylvania Route 143 in Lynn Township.

Route description[edit]

PA 863 heads northwest from U.S. Route 222 on Independent Road. The route crosses into Weisenberg Township, where it makes a right turn onto Golden Key Road. Shortly after, PA 863 features an interchange with Interstate 78/U.S. Route 22. The route continues northwest and enters Lynn Township. Near the northern terminus, PA 863 makes a right onto Allemaengel Road. The road swings to the north and Allemaengel Road splits from PA 863 by way of a right turn, and the final short stretch of PA 863 before the intersection with Pennsylvania Route 143 at Lynnport is known as Behler Road.

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Lehigh County.

Location Mile[2] km Destinations Notes
Upper Macungie Township 0.000 0.000 US 222 (Hamilton Boulevard) – Allentown, Reading
Weisenberg Township 3.444 5.543 I-78 / US 22 – Harrisburg, Allentown Exit 45 (I-78/US 22)
Lynn Township 13.988 22.512 PA 143 (Kings Highway) – Lenhartsville, New Tripoli
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Pennsylvania Highways - Pennsylvania Route 863[unreliable source]
  2. ^ a b Bureau of Maintenance and Operations (December 31, 2012). "Roadway Management System Straight Line Diagrams" (2013 ed.). Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Retrieved September 14, 2013. 

External links[edit]

Route map: Google / Bing