Pennsylvania Route 980

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PA Route 980 marker

PA Route 980
Route information
Maintained by PennDOT
Length: 17.00 mi[1] (27.36 km)
Major junctions
South end: PA 519 in North Strabane
  PA 50 in Cecil Township
North end: US 22 in North Fayette Township
Location
Counties: Washington, Allegheny
Highway system
PA 979 PA 981

Pennsylvania Route 980 (PA 980) is a north–south 17-mile-long (27 km) state highway located in Washington and Allegheny Ccounties in Pennsylvania. The highway begins at PA 519 south of Canonsburg. The northern terminus is at an interchange with US 22 in North Fayette Township. PA 980 passes through the towns of Canonsburg, Venice, and McDonald. From West Pike Street in Canonsburg to US 22, PA 980 runs concurrently with BicyclePA Route A.[2]

Route description[edit]

Pennsylvania Route 980 begins at US 22 in North Fayette Township. From North Fayette Township, it runs south to Venice where it meets PA 50. Route 980 then turns southeast towards Canonsburg. While passing through Cannonsburg, the road intersects Weavertown Road, which provides access to Exit 45 of I-79. After passing through Canonsburg, Route 980 abruptly ends at PA 519.

History[edit]

PA 980 was signed in 1928. However, it wasn't until 1932 until it was paved from Imperial to Carnot. In 1936, the route was moved from Imperial to Carnot, to its current location. That route is now currently Pennsylvania Route 978. In 1951, its northern terminus was moved from US 30, the Lincoln Highway in Clinton to the William Penn Highway. In 1965, its northern terminus was moved from the William Penn Highway to its current location at the junction with US 22.

Major intersections[edit]

County Location Mile[1] km Destinations Notes
Washington North Strabane Township 0.0 0.0 PA 519 to I-79 / US 19 – Eighty Four, Houston
Cecil Township 7.3 11.7 PA 50 – Cecil, Hickory Short concurrency with PA 50
Allegheny North Fayette Township 17.0 27.4 US 22 – Pittsburgh, Weirton Interchange
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

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Route map: Google / Bing