Central Scranton Expressway

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Central Scranton Expressway
Route information
Maintained by PennDOT
Length: 0.9 mi[1] (1.4 km)
Existed: 1964 – present
Major junctions
West end: US 11 / PA 307 in Scranton
East end: I-81 in Scranton
Highway system

The Central Scranton Expressway is a short freeway southeast of downtown Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, United States. It runs from U.S. Route 11 (US 11) and Pennsylvania Route 307 (PA 307) at the Spruce Street Bridge over Roaring Brook near downtown east to Interstate 81 (I-81). It carries unsigned State Route 3022.

The expressway was built in 1964, using a portion of the former Lackawanna and Wyoming Valley Railroad right-of-way passing beneath the Harrison Avenue Bridge.[2]

Route description[edit]

The Central Scranton Expressway begins at an interchange with US 11, PA 307, and Cedar Avenue in Scranton, heading to the southeast on a four-lane freeway. The road runs between residential neighborhoods to the southwest and Roaring Brook to the northeast. The freeway passes under Harrison Avenue before ending at an interchange with I-81.[1]

Exit list[edit]

The entire route is in Scranton, Lackawanna County.

mi[1] km Destinations Notes
0.0 0.0 US 11 / PA 307 north – Central City, The Mall At Steamtown
0.0 0.0 Cedar Avenue
0.9 1.4 I-81 south – Wilkes-Barre
0.9 1.4 I-81 north to I-84 / I-380 – Binghamton
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ a b c Google (2010-12-24). "overview of Central Scranton Expressway" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2010-12-24. 
  2. ^ Henwood, James N. J.; Muncie, John G. (1986). Laurel Line: An Anthracite Region Railway. Glendale, California: Interurban Press. p. 186. ISBN 0916374726. 

See also[edit]

Route map: Bing / Google