U.S. Route 19 in Pennsylvania

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U.S. Route 19 marker

U.S. Route 19
Route highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by PennDOT
Length 195 mi[1] (314 km)
Major junctions
South end US 19 near Mount Morris, PA
 

I-70 / I-79 in Washington
I-376 in Pittsburgh
I-76 / Penna Turnpike in Cranberry Township
US 422 near New Castle
I-80 near Mercer
US 62 in Mercer
US 6 / US 322 near Meadville

I-90 near Erie
North end US 20 in Erie
Location
Counties Greene, Washington, Allegheny, Butler, Lawrence, Mercer, Crawford, Erie
Highway system
PA 18PA 19

U.S. Route 19 in Pennsylvania closely parallels Interstate 79 for its entire length. US 19 enters Pennsylvania in Greene County near Mount Morris. Its northern terminus is in the city of Erie. Part is named for Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, hero of the Battle of Lake Erie.

Route description[edit]

In northern Washington County, U.S. Route 19 was modernized after the former Pittsburgh Railways Interurban (PRCo) trolley service was discontinued in August 1953. Initially Route 19 ran parallel to the trolley line, and later expanded over the tracks through part of Mt. Lebanon in southern Allegheny County.

US 19 then proceeds north through Pittsburgh's Northside, West View, Perrysville and Ross Township, McCandless Township and Wexford, where it is referred to as Perry Highway. In Cranberry Township, it connects with I-79, the Pennsylvania Turnpike, and PA 228. Continuing through Mercer and Crawford counties, the route terminates in the city of Erie.

A Truck 19 designation exists in Pittsburgh, running from Wexford, Pennsylvania to Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania. Although both of that route's termini are with the regular U.S. 19, the two routes also intersect near the Fort Pitt Tunnel on Pittsburgh's West End.[1]



History[edit]


Major intersections[edit]

CountyLocationmi[1]kmDestinationsNotes
GreenePerry Township0.00.0 US 19 south (Blue Horizon Drive) – MorgantownUS 19 enters Pennsylvania from West Virginia
Morrisville15.424.8 PA 21 east (Montgomery Street) to PA 188 / I-79Southern terminus of PA 21 concurrency
Waynesburg PA 218 south (Morgan Street)Northern terminus of PA 218
16.827.0 PA 21 west (High Street)Northern terminus of PA 21 concurrency
Washington Township21.935.2 PA 221 (Dunn Station Road/Lippencott Road) to I-79 north – Prosperity, JeffersonPA 221 provides access to I-79 north; I-79 exit 19
22.135.6 I-79 south – Waynesburg, MorgantownI-79 exit 19
WashingtonSouth Strabane Township33.654.1 I-79 – Washington, WaynesburgI-79 exit 30
37.059.5 US 40 east (Maiden Street)Southern terminus of US 40 concurrency
Washington39.062.8 US 40 west (Maiden Street)Northern terminus of US 40 concurrency
39.263.1 PA 136 (Beau Street)
South Strabane Township40.665.3 I-70 / I-79 – New Stanton, Morgantown, Wheeling, PittsburghI-70 exit 19
North Strabane Township45.573.2 PA 519 to I-79 – Canonsburg, Eighty FourInterchange
Peters TownshipValley Brook Road – LawrenceInterchange
AlleghenyUpper St. Clair55.689.5 Orange Belt (McLaughlin Run Road / McMurray Road) – Upper Saint Clair, BridgevilleInterchange
Mt. Lebanon57.692.7 Yellow Belt (Connor Road) to PA 88Southern terminus of Yellow Belt concurrency
58.193.5
US 19 Truck north (Washington Road)
Southern terminus of Truck US 19
59.195.1 PA 121 north / Yellow Belt (Cochran Road)Southern terminus of PA 121, northern terminus of Yellow Belt concurrency
Pittsburgh60.697.5 Blue Belt (Potomac Avenue)
62.8101.1
I-376 / US 22 / US 30 / US 19 Truck north (Penn-Lincoln Parkway) – Carnegie, Airport, West End, Monroeville

US 19 Truck south / PA 51 south (Saw Mill Run Boulevard) – Uniontown
I-376/US 22/US 30 exit 69, southern terminus of PA 51 concurrency
64.1103.2 PA 51 north – McKees Rocks, West End
PA 60 north – Crafton
PA 837 south (Carson Street) to I-376 east – Downtown
Interchange, northern terminus of PA 51 concurrency, northern terminus of PA 837, southern terminus of PA 60, West End Circle
Ohio RiverWest End Bridge
Pittsburgh64.6104.0
PA 65 south to US 19 Truck north / I-279 – Downtown, North Shore
Interchange, southern terminus of PA 65 concurrency
65.3105.1 PA 65 north (Ohio River Boulevard) / California AvenueInterchange, northern terminus of PA 65 concurrency
68.6110.4 Blue Belt (Bascom Avenue)Southern terminus of Blue Belt concurrency
69.0111.0 Blue Belt (Ivory Avebue) – MillvaleNorthern terminus of Blue Belt concurrency
69.4111.7 I-279 – Pittsburgh, ErieInterchange, I-279 exit 5 via Cemetery Lane
69.9112.5 I-279 southHOV Only
Ross Township73.0117.5 Green Belt (Three Degree Road) – Allison ParkSouthern terminus of Green Belt concurrency
73.0117.5 Green Belt (Sewickley Oakmont Road) to PA 65 – EmsworthNorthern terminus of Green Belt concurrency
McCandless Township75.6121.7 Yellow Belt (West Ingomar Road / Ingomar Road) to PA 65 – North Park
76.2122.6
US 19 Truck south (McKnight Road)
Northern terminus of Truck US 19, southbound access only
Franklin Park78.9127.0 PA 910 / Orange Belt (Wexford Road)Interchange
Marshall Township81.5131.2 Red Belt (Warrendale Bayne Road) to PA 8 / PA 65
82.2132.3 I-79 south – PittsburghSouthbound access only; I-79 exit 75
ButlerCranberry Township83.3134.1 I-76 / Penna Turnpike – Youngstown, OH, HarrisburgI-76 / Penna Turnpike exit 28 (Cranberry)
83.8134.9 PA 228 east (Mars-Criders Road) to I-79 – MarsWestern terminus of PA 228
Jackson Township88.8142.9 PA 528 north (Lindsay Road) to I-79 south – Pittsburgh, Evans CitySouthern terminus of PA 528
Zelienople90.2145.2 I-79 north – ErieNo southbound exit, I-79 exit 85
91.6147.4 PA 68 west (Beaver Street) – RochesterSouthern terminus of PA 68 concurrency
91.9147.9 PA 288 west / PA 588 west (New Castle Street) – Ellwood City, Beaver FallsEastern terminus of PA 288
92.0148.1 PA 68 east (Grandview Avenue) to I-79 south – Evans City, ButlerNorthern terminus of PA 68 concurrency
Portersville101.4163.2 PA 488 east (Portersville Road) to I-79 – ProspectEastern terminus of PA 488 concurrency
101.6163.5 PA 488 west (Portersville Road) – Ellwood CityWestern terminus of PA 488 concurrency
Muddy Creek Township104.7168.5 US 422 (New Castle Road) – New Castle, ButlerInterchange
LawrenceScott Township105.8170.3 PA 108 (Harlansburg Road) – New Castle, Slippery Rock
106.1170.8 PA 956 north – Neshannock Falls, New WilmingtonSouthern terminus of PA 956
MercerSpringfield Township112.5181.1 PA 208 west (Leesburg Volant Road) – Volant, New WilmingtonSouthern terminus of PA 208 concurrency
112.6181.2 PA 208 east (Leesburg Grove City Road) to I-79 – Grove CityNorthern terminus of PA 208 concurrency
Findley Township116.9188.1 I-80 – Sharon, ClarionI-80 exit 15
Mercer119.1191.7 PA 318 (Butler Street)
119.2191.8 PA 58 east / PA 258 south (South Diamond Street) – Grove CityOne-way eastbound, southern terminus of PA 58 eastbound/PA 258 southbound concurrency
119.21191.85 US 62 south / PA 258 north (West Market Street) – SharonNorthern terminus of PA 258 southbound concurrency, southern terminus of US 62/PA 258 northbound concurrency
119.22191.87 PA 58 west / PA 258 north (North Diamond Street)One-way westbound, northern terminus of PA 258 northbound concurrency, southern terminus of PA 58 westbound concurrency
119.4192.2 PA 58 west (Greenville Avenue) – GreenvilleNorthern terminus of PA 58 concurrency
119.8192.8 US 62 north (Franklin Road) to I-79 – FranklinNorthern terminus of US 62 concurrency
Perry Township131.2211.1 PA 358 (Hadley Road) – Greenville, Sandy Lake
CrawfordGreenwood Township141.4227.6 PA 285 to I-79
Meadville147.2236.9 US 6 / US 322 west (Conneaut Lake Road) – Conneaut Lake
PA 98 north – Fairview
Southern terminus of US 6/US 322 concurrency, southern terminus of PA 98
148.4238.8 I-79 – Pittsburgh, ErieI-79 exit 147
149.0239.8 PA 102 north (Pennsylvania Avenue)Southern terminus of PA 102
150.1241.6 US 322 east (Linden Street)Northern terminus of US 322 concurrency
Saegertown156.5251.9 PA 198 east (State Street)Southern terminus of PA 198 concurrency
157.2253.0 PA 198 west to I-79Northern terminus of PA 198 concurrency
Cambridge Springs165.2265.9 PA 86 south (Main Street) / PA 408 east (Church Street)Northern terminus of PA 86, western terminus of PA 408
165.4266.2 PA 99 north (McClellan Street)Southern terminus of PA 99
ErieMill Village171.4275.8 US 6 east / US 6N west – Corry, EdinboroEastern terminus of US 6N
Northern terminus of US 6 concurrency
Waterford175.2282.0 PA 97 southRoundabout, southern terminus of PA 97 concurrency
176.7284.4 PA 97 north (Perry Highway)Northern terminus of PA 97 concurrency
Summit Township184.8297.4 I-90 – Cleveland, BuffaloI-90 exit 24
Millcreek Township186.1299.5 PA 99 south (Interchange Road) to I-79 – EdinboroNorthern terminus of PA 99
Erie189.5305.0 US 20 (26th Street) – North East, Buffalo, Fairview, ClevelandNorthern terminus of US 19
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

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References[edit]

Route map: Google

KML is from Wikidata
  1. ^ a b c Google (2008-10-13). "US 19 in PA Overview" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2008-10-13. 


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