List of tunnels in Pennsylvania

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The following is a list of tunnels in Pennsylvania.

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Rail tunnels[edit]

Road tunnels[edit]

Name Location Carries Crosses Length Opened Notes
26th Street Tunnel Philadelphia PA 291 Intersection of Passyunk and Oregon Avenues just south of interchange with Schuylkill Expressway [49]
Allegheny Mountain Tunnel Somerset County I-70 / I-76 (Pennsylvania Turnpike) Eastern Continental Divide 6,070 feet (1,850 m) 1939, 1965 [50]
Armstrong Tunnel Pittsburgh Duquesne University 1,320 feet (400 m) 1927
Blue Mountain Tunnel Lurgan Township, northern Franklin County I-76 (Pennsylvania Turnpike) 4,339 feet (1,323 m) [51]
Fort Pitt Tunnel Pittsburgh I-376 Mount Washington 3,614 feet (1,102 m) 1960
"Ghost Tunnel" Curtisville Dawson Road Bessemer & Lake Erie Railroad
Penn's Landing Tunnel Philadelphia I-95 1979
Kittatinny Mountain Tunnel Lurgan and Fannett Townships, northern Franklin County I-76 (Pennsylvania Turnpike) 4,727 feet (1,441 m) [52]
Laurel Hill Tunnel Pennsylvania Turnpike (abandoned) 4,541 feet (1,384 m) 1940 [53]
Lehigh Tunnel Lehigh and Carbon counties I-476 (Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike) Blue Mountain 4,400 feet (1,300 m) 1957, 1991 [54]
Liberty Tunnel Pittsburgh Mount Washington 5,889 feet (1,795 m) 1924
Mount Washington Transit Tunnel Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Light Rail and Port Authority of Allegheny County buses Mount Washington 3,500 feet (1,100 m) 1904
Negro Mountain Tunnel Somerset County South Pennsylvania Railroad Never used and omitted from the Pennsylvania Turnpike [55]
Rays Hill Tunnel Pennsylvania Turnpike (abandoned) Rays Hill 3,532 feet (1,077 m) 1940 [56]
Sideling Hill Tunnel Pennsylvania Turnpike (abandoned) Sideling Hill 6,782 feet (2,067 m) 1940 [57]
Squirrel Hill Tunnel Pittsburgh I-376 Squirrel Hill 4,225 feet (1,288 m) 1953
Tuscarora Mountain Tunnel Franklin and Huntingdon counties I-76 (Pennsylvania Turnpike) Tuscarora Mountain 5,326 feet (1,623 m) [58]
Twin Tunnels Downingtown Valley Creek Road [59]
University City Tunnel Philadelphia I-76 (Schuylkill Expressway) 30th Street Station and several blocks of streets with the University of Pennsylvania on the west and openings toward the Schuylkill River on the east [60]

Other transportation tunnels[edit]