Pennsylvania Route 555

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PA Route 555 marker

PA Route 555
Route information
Maintained by PennDOT
Length: 26.332 mi[1] (42.377 km)
Major junctions
West end: PA 255 in Jay Township
East end: PA 120 in Driftwood
Location
Counties: Elk, Cameron
Highway system
PA 554 PA 562

Pennsylvania Route 555 (PA 555) is a 26.3-mile-long (42.3 km) state highway located in Elk and Cameron Counties in Pennsylvania. The western terminus is at PA 255 in Jay Township community of Weedville. The eastern terminus is at PA 120 in Driftwood.

Route description[edit]

PA 555 begins at an intersection with PA 255 in Jay Township, Elk County, heading northeast on two-lane undivided River Road. The road heads through rural residential areas, passing through the community of Weedville and turning to the east. The route winds through forested areas, running to the north of the Bennett Branch Sinnemahoning Creek and a Buffalo and Pittsburgh Railroad line. PA 555 passes through Caledonia and heads through more wooded areas with occasional fields, crossing into Benezette Township and becomes an unnamed road, curving to the northeast. The road runs through Medix Run and continues through forests, heading northwest before turning east and coming to Benezette. The route winds east-northeast through more rural areas, passing through Grant and Dents Run.[2][3]

PA 555 enters Gibson Township in Cameron County and becomes Low Grade Road, passing through the community of Hicks Run before winding southeast through the Elk State Forest. The road turns to the east and leaves the state forest, continuing through more wooded areas. The route turns northeast and passes through Castle Garden before crossing into Driftwood and becoming Bridge Street. Here, PA 555 runs through woodland with some homes, crossing the Sinnemahoning Creek and turning east-southeast onto Driftwood Avenue. The route curves north-northeast past a few residences and crosses Norfolk Southern's Buffalo Line. PA 555 turns west onto 2nd Street and north onto Chestnut Street, ending at PA 120.[2][4]

Major intersections[edit]

County Location mi[2] km Destinations Notes
Elk Jay Township 0.000 0.000 PA 255 (Bennetts Valley Highway) – St. Marys, DuBois
Cameron Driftwood 26.332 42.377 PA 120 (3rd Street) – Emporium, Renovo
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Route map: Google

KML is from Wikidata
  1. ^ "Pennsylvania state roads". Pennsylvania Spatial Data Access. Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. 2013. Retrieved March 14, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c Google (July 21, 2011). "overview of Pennsylvania Route 555" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved July 21, 2011. 
  3. ^ Elk County, Pennsylvania Highway Map (PDF) (Map). PennDOT. 2011. Retrieved July 21, 2011. 
  4. ^ Cameron County, Pennsylvania Highway Map (PDF) (Map). PennDOT. 2011. Retrieved July 21, 2011.