U.S. Route 30 in Pennsylvania

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U.S. Route 30 marker

U.S. Route 30
LincolnHighwayMarker.svg Lincoln Highway
US 30 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by PennDOT, DRPA
Length333 mi[1] (536 km)
Existed1926 (1924 as PA 1; 1913 as the Lincoln Highway)–present
Exton Bypass Scenic Byway
Major junctions
West end US 30 near Chester, WV
  I-79 / I-376 / US 22 in Pittsburgh (concurrent with I-376 and US 22 from Robinson Township to Wilkinsburg)

I-76 / Penna Turnpike in North Huntingdon Township
I-99 / US 220 in Bedford
I-70 / I-76 / Penna Turnpike in Breezewood
I-81 in Chambersburg
I-83 in York
I-476 in Villanova
I-76 in Philadelphia (brief concurrency)

I-95 in Philadelphia
East end I-676 / US 30 at Ben Franklin Bridge to Camden, NJ (concurrency starting at I-76)
CountiesBeaver, Allegheny, Westmoreland, Somerset, Bedford, Fulton, Franklin, Adams, York, Lancaster, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, Philadelphia
Highway system
PA 29PA 31
US 1PA 1PA 2

In the U.S. state of Pennsylvania, U.S. Route 30 (US 30) runs east–west across the southern part of the state, passing through Pittsburgh and Philadelphia on its way from the West Virginia state line east to the Benjamin Franklin Bridge over the Delaware River into New Jersey. In Pennsylvania, US 30 runs along or near the transcontinental Lincoln Highway, which ran from San Francisco, California to New York City before the U.S. Routes were designated. (However, the Lincoln Highway turned northeast at Philadelphia, using present US 1 and its former alignments to cross the Delaware River into Trenton, New Jersey.)

Popular places along the route include the Gettysburg Battlefield, Dutch Wonderland, the Flight 93 National Memorial, Fort Ligonier, Westmoreland Mall, Jennerstown Speedway, Idlewild and Soak Zone, and Independence Mall of Independence National Historical Park.

Route description[edit]

West Virginia to Pittsburgh[edit]

US 30 presently crosses from West Virginia into Pennsylvania near Chester, West Virginia. It is a surface road from West Virginia to the U.S. Route 22 junction southeast of Imperial. There it joins the US 22 freeway, and then US 22/30 joins the Penn-Lincoln Parkway West (now part of extended Interstate 376) into downtown Pittsburgh.

Westbound US 30 on the Penn-Lincoln Parkway (also I-376 and US 22) in Pittsburgh

US 30 currently passes through Pittsburgh on the Penn-Lincoln Parkway, crossing the Monongahela River on the Fort Pitt Bridge. This freeway was built from 1953 to 1962 as a bypass for both the Lincoln Highway and the William Penn Highway (U.S. Route 22). Besides US 30, it also carries US 22 and Interstate 376.

At a point beyond the Squirrel Hill Tunnel, at the southern end of PA Route 8, US 30 leaves the Parkway (which continues as I-376/US 22 to Monroeville).

Pittsburgh to Lancaster[edit]

Much of this section of U.S. 30 (and the Lincoln Highway) has been supplanted by the Pennsylvania Turnpike (which is Interstate 76 between the Ohio border and the Valley Forge interchange). From the Pittsburgh area, US 30 heads east through Greensburg, where it intersects U.S. Route 119. It then heads into Somerset County, where it meets U.S. Route 219 east of Jennerstown.

U.S. Route 30 / the Lincoln Highway forms the border between Stonycreek & Shade Townships. On September 11, 2001, United Airlines Flight 93 crashed in an empty field approximately two miles (3 km) south of U.S. 30, in Stonycreek Township. The heroism of the passengers and crew apparently thwarted the hijackers' plan to crash into either the US Capitol Building or the White House in Washington D.C.. The entrance to the permanent Flight 93 National Memorial is along U.S. 30. The highway then runs through Buckstown & Reels Corner, intersecting with Pennsylvania Route 160 in Reels Corner. U.S. Route 30 then passes through the extreme northern tip of Allegheny Township as it exits Somerset County.

The route continues east into Bedford County, where it heads toward Bedford, the site of the route's intersection with U.S. Route 220 a short distance south of the southern beginning of Interstate 99 at the Pennsylvania Turnpike interchange. Past Bedford, the route is four-laned and closely follows the Pennsylvania Turnpike, passing through Everett. It then passes through the town of Breezewood, Pennsylvania, where Interstate 70 traffic must still use a short non-interstate section of U.S. 30 to go between the turnpike (which is I-70/76 to the west of Breezewood and to the east of New Stanton) and I-70 going to Maryland.

The route then narrows back to two lanes climbs through the Allegheny Mountains as it passes through Fulton County, intersecting U.S. Route 522 in McConnellsburg. It then enters the agricultural Cumberland Valley in Franklin County, where it passes through Chambersburg, crossing U.S. Route 11 and Interstate 81. The highway then crosses the South Mountain range through the Cashtown Gap and enters Adams County. West of Gettysburg, U.S. 30 follows much of the path of the old Chambersburg Turnpike (from Gettysburg to Cashtown), a route used by much of Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia during the Gettysburg Campaign. The route serves as the main east–west artery through Gettysburg, traversing the northwestern portion of the Gettysburg Battlefield and also intersecting U.S. Route 15. Past Gettysburg, Route 30 travels through Guldens and New Oxford before entering York County.

Just west of York, Route 30 branches off Lincoln Highway (which here picks up at the start of PA 462[2]) to bypass the downtown parts of the cities of York and Lancaster; it is briefly a freeway but then, continuing as 4-lane highway, reaches grade-level intersections in York. Several modifications to improve flow have been made in York but the route is still congested due to a series of traffic signals. It then becomes freeway again, and crosses the Susquehanna River on the Wright's Ferry Bridge into Lancaster County. Along the north side of Lancaster, US 30 intersects the eastern terminus of Pennsylvania Route 283, which heads to Harrisburg, and then shares a brief concurrency with U.S. Route 222. From 1997 to 2004 significant work was completed to the bypass around Lancaster. Just east of Lancaster, the freeway ends at the eastern end of PA 462; U.S. 30 goes back onto Lincoln Highway and continues on its way toward Philadelphia.

Lancaster to New Jersey[edit]

US 30 westbound in East Lampeter Township to the east of Lancaster

U.S. 30 follows the route of the Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike, the first long-distance, paved road built in the United States, between Lancaster and Philadelphia. Between the east end of the bypass around York and Lancaster and the west end of the Coatesville Downingtown Bypass in Chester County, there is a large freeway gap between these two segments that is frequently congested. PennDOT is under study to improve this last remaining section.[3] This section passes through Pennsylvania Dutch Country and is lined with many Amish tourist attractions.[4][5] Between Sadsbury Township and East Whiteland Township, US 30 follows the limited-access Coatesville Downingtown Bypass and Exton Bypass with U.S. Route 30 Business running along the former alignment through Coatesville, Downingtown, and Exton. Along the bypass, US 30 intersects U.S. Route 322 near Downingtown. At the east end of the bypass, it intersects U.S. Route 202 and heads east on Lancaster Avenue. The Exton Bypass portion of US 30 is designated the Exton Bypass Scenic Byway, a Pennsylvania Scenic Byway.[6]

Westbound US 30 past PA 252 in Paoli

It then heads through the Main Line suburbs of Philadelphia, so named as they were located along the Pennsylvania Railroad Main Line, which is now Amtrak's Keystone Corridor carrying Amtrak and SEPTA's Paoli/Thorndale Line trains. Within this area, the route passes through northern Delaware County, intersects with Interstate 476 and passes through Villanova University in Radnor Township, then crosses into Montgomery County in Lower Merion Township (except for a few hundred yards where the road briefly re-enters Delaware County in Haverford Township) before entering Philadelphia in Philadelphia County.

US 30 along Vine Street Expressway (also I-676) in Philadelphia

US 30 then crosses U.S. Route 1 (City Avenue) into Philadelphia. In the city, it makes a left turn onto Girard Avenue and meets U.S. Route 13 and Interstate 76 (Schuylkill Expressway) near the Philadelphia Zoo. US 30 then follows I-76 east and Interstate 676 (Vine Street Expressway) through Center City to the Ben Franklin Bridge, which carries I-676 and US 30 over the Delaware River into New Jersey.


The path of the Lincoln Highway was first laid out in September 1913; it was defined to run through Canton, Ohio, Beaver, Pittsburgh, Greensburg, Ligonier, Bedford, Chambersburg, Gettysburg, York, Lancaster and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Camden, New Jersey.[7] This bypassed Harrisburg to the south, and thus did not use the older main route across the state between Chambersburg and Lancaster. From Pittsburgh to Philadelphia, this incorporated a number of old turnpikes, some of which still collected tolls:[8]

This original 1913 path of the Lincoln Highway continued east from Philadelphia, crossing the Delaware River to Camden, New Jersey on the Market Street Ferry. The city of Philadelphia marked the route from the ferry landing west on Market Street through downtown and onto Lancaster Avenue to the Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike in early 1914.[9] By 1915[citation needed] Camden was dropped from the route, allowing the highway to cross the Delaware on a bridge at Trenton (initially the Calhoun Street Bridge, later the Bridge Street Bridge).

In 1924, the entire Lincoln Highway in Pennsylvania was designated Pennsylvania Route 1.[10] In late 1926 the route from West Virginia to Philadelphia (using the new route west of Pittsburgh) was assigned US 30, while the rest of the Lincoln Highway and PA 1 became part of U.S. Route 1. The PA 1 designation was gone by 1929,[11] but several branches from east to west - PA Route 101, PA Route 201, PA Route 301, PA Route 401, PA Route 501 and PA Route 601 - had been assigned by then. (PA Route 701 was assigned later as a branch of PA 101.)

Ohio to Downtown Pittsburgh[edit]

As defined in 1913, the Lincoln Highway ran east-northeast from Canton, Ohio to Alliance and east via Salem, crossing into Pennsylvania just east of East Palestine. From there it continued southeasterly to Beaver, crossing the Beaver River there and heading south along its left bank to Rochester and the Ohio River's right bank to Pittsburgh.[8]

By 1915, the highway had been realigned to the route it would follow until the end of 1927. It ran east from Canton, Ohio to Lisbon and then southeast to East Liverpool on the Ohio River. After crossing into Pennsylvania, it turned north away from the river at Smiths Ferry, taking an inland route to Beaver, where it rejoined the Ohio River. It crossed the Beaver River into Rochester, joining the 1913 alignment, and turned south with the Ohio to Pittsburgh.[8]

1915 route[edit]

This route entered Pennsylvania along PA Route 68. After crossing Little Beaver Creek, it turned south on Main Street, passing under the Cleveland and Pittsburgh Railroad (PRR) into Glasgow. After passing through that community on Liberty Street, the highway turned north and passed under the railroad again at Smiths Ferry, merging with Smiths Ferry Road.[8] This alignment through Glasgow carried the Lincoln Highway until ca. 1926, when the present PA 68 was built on the north side of the railroad.[12]

The Lincoln Highway left the banks of the Ohio River on Smiths Ferry Road, which includes an old stone bridge over Upper Dry Run. It turned east on Tuscarawas Road through Ohioville, entering Beaver on Fourth Street and turning south on Buffalo Street to reach Third Street (PA Route 68).[8] By 1929 this inland Glasgow-Beaver route was numbered PA Route 168, while the route along the river, never followed by the Lincoln Highway, was PA 68.[11]

Where PA 68 crosses the Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad from Beaver into Bridgewater along Third Street and then the Beaver River on the ca. 1963[12] Rochester-Bridgewater Bridge, the Lincoln Highway instead ran along Bridge Street, just to the north, and crossed the Old Rochester-Bridgewater Bridge into Rochester.[8]

Continuing through Rochester to Pittsburgh, the Lincoln Highway left the Old Rochester-Bridgewater Bridge on Madison Street, turning onto Brighton Avenue, and then crossing the Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne and Chicago Railway (PRR) on New York Avenue. After running alongside the Ohio River on Railroad Avenue, the highway crossed the railroad again in Freedom (about a block north of Third Street[13]), running through Freedom on Third Avenue.[8]

South of downtown Freedom, Third Avenue merges into the Ohio River Boulevard, also known as PA Route 65, which runs along the old Lincoln Highway into Conway. There the old highway went onto First Avenue and State Street, rejoining PA 65 in Baden. Further into Baden, the old highway left PA 65 again, onto State Street, becoming Duss Avenue in Harmony Township. At the Ambridge limits, this becomes PA Route 989, but the old highway turned west at 14th Street and then south on Merchant Street.[8]

Crossing Big Sewickley Creek from Ambridge, Beaver County into Leetsdale, Allegheny County, Merchant Street becomes Beaver Street, a brick road. Beaver Road and Beaver Street continues through Edgeworth, Sewickley, and Osborne, merging back into PA 65 at the border with Haysville. Sewickley officially changed the name of its piece to Lincoln Highway by an ordinance in January 1916, and Osborne, Edgeworth and Leetsdale soon followed suit, but that name is no longer used.[8]

In Glenfield, the highway crossed the Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne and Chicago Railway twice, once near the present overpass and again west of Toms Run Road.[14] The old road next to the Ohio River, Beaver Street, is still a yellow brick road but now used only by local traffic.[8]

The old road left PA 65 again in Emsworth as Beaver Road, becoming Brighton Road in Ben Avon before re-merging with PA 65. It splits yet again, also in Ben Avon, onto Brighton Road, another yellow brick road. In Avalon it is California Avenue, and in Bellevue it is Lincoln Avenue, coincidentally named after Lincoln soon after the U.S. Civil War.[8][15]

The highway crosses into Pittsburgh on a high concrete arch bridge over Jack's Run, built in 1924 to replace an earlier bridge built for a streetcar line, and returns to the California Avenue name.[15] It crosses Woods Run on a similar 1928 bridge next to a newer bridge built for the Ohio River Boulevard (PA Route 65).[16] Where California Avenue curves away from PA 65, the Lincoln Highway continued next to it on Chateau Street, turning east on Western Avenue and then south on Galveston Avenue onto the 1915 Manchester Bridge to the Point.[8]

During the time that the Lincoln Highway ran through Rochester, the Rochester-Pittsburgh segment was locally maintained. It was often foggy, and a July 1926 Lincoln Highway Association road report states that it was "paved city streets, mostly poor", in stark contrast to the good paving east of Pittsburgh. By 1924, reports recommended following an alternate on the other side of the river between Rochester and Pittsburgh.[8] The route west of Rochester had similar problems; it was a dirt road, despite being a state highway.[17] By 1922 an official detour was recommended via East Palestine, Ohio and Beaver, largely identical to the initial 1913 plan.

1927 route[edit]

Work began in the mid-1920s on a new route to the south of the existing route, passing through West Virginia and bypassing the problematic sections on both sides of Rochester; the Lincoln Highway was moved to it December 2, 1927.[8] This new route had already been numbered U.S. 30 in late 1926.[18]

The new Lincoln Highway bypassed the community of Imperial on a bypass built for it.[12] Just southeast of Imperial, the highway turned east on Steubenville Pike, joining what was U.S. Route 22 before the present U.S. 22/U.S. 30 freeway was built ca. 1964.[12] Steubenville Pike runs along the north side of the freeway, crossing to the south side and then merging with it just west of the I-376 interchange. From the late 1940s to 1982, the appropriately-named Penn-Lincoln Drive-In Theater operated on a stretch of the original Lincoln Highway in North Fayette, just east of Imperial. It reopened for one season in 1985 as the Super 30 West Drive-In. The site is now occupied by Penn-Lincoln Shopping Center.

US 22 and US 30 now join I-376 and turn southeast, but the Lincoln Highway (and US 22/30 before the nearby part of what is now I-376 opened in 1953) continued east with PA 60 through Robinson Township. In 1950, the Twin Hi-Way Drive-In Theater opened along the Robinson Township stretch, its name derived from the road's former designation of dual U.S. Route 22/30. Through Crafton, the highway used Steuben Street, Noble Avenue, Dinsmore Avenue, and Crafton Boulevard,[citation needed] now northbound PA 60. In Pittsburgh, the highway ran along Crafton Boulevard, Noblestown Road, and South Main Street, as PA 60 still does. It turned onto Carson Street (now PA Route 837) at the West End Circle, crossing the 1927 Point Bridge into the Point.[8]

Downtown Pittsburgh to North Huntingdon[edit]

Marker for Lincoln Highway along US 30 westbound at PA 655 in Licking Creek Township

From 1915 to late 1927, the Lincoln Highway crossed the Allegheny River on the Manchester Bridge to the Point, touching down at the foot of Penn Avenue after meeting the Point Bridge.[19] It made its way through downtown to Bigelow Boulevard (now PA Route 380), using Water Street, Liberty Avenue and Oliver Avenue.[20] It continued to follow present PA 380 onto Craig Street and Baum Boulevard to East Liberty. The highway left East Liberty and Pittsburgh on Penn Avenue, the old Pittsburgh and Greensburg Turnpike, also now part of PA 380, and further east part of PA Route 8. (PA 380 however bypasses the center of East Liberty.)[8]

The Boulevard of the Allies opened east from downtown Pittsburgh in 1923, and in 1924 it was designated as an alternate route.[21] By 1930, this bypass ran along the Boulevard of the Allies, Forbes Avenue, Beeler Street, Wilkins Avenue and Dallas Avenue, rejoining the Lincoln Highway at Penn Avenue, west of Wilkinsburg.[22]

Leaving the Pittsburgh area, the Lincoln Highway turned onto Ardmore Boulevard (now signed as PA 8 north of I-376, and U.S. 30 south of I-376). It then branched away from Ardmore Boulevard along Electric Avenue, turned northeast on Braddock Avenue, then east on Penn Avenue. The Lincoln Highway originally continued onto Airbrake Avenue and then turned south at 11th Street to cross Turtle Creek and the Pennsylvania Railroad main line over a bridge; a 1925 replacement bridge starts at the intersection of Airbrake Avenue, Penn Avenue, Monroeville Avenue, and Greensburg Pike.[23] The Lincoln Highway then followed Greensburg Pike up to current U.S. 30.

In 1932, a bypass of the grades into and out of Turtle Creek, including the George Westinghouse Bridge, was opened. It runs along current U.S. 30 from the interchange with Electric Avenue in Chalfant to the intersection with Greensburg Pike in North Versailles.

The borough of White Oak had named their main street Lincoln Way in an attempt to convince the Lincoln Highway Association to use it,[24] but instead the highway continued along Greensburg Pike through North Versailles.

Recent developments[edit]

A bypass of the section of US 30 in Gap, in Lancaster County, was first proposed in February 2012. In 2015, a PennDOT project began to build a bypass to the north of Gap for westbound US 30 between the PA 772 and PA 41 intersections to improve traffic flow and safety at the congested intersection of US 30 and PA 41. The bypass, which cost $10 million, was opened on August 4, 2016.[25]

On April 7, 2018, a section of US 30 in East Pittsburgh sank 40 feet (12 m) down a hill after a landslide. One apartment building was destroyed, another threatened and ultimately demolished.[26] The damaged road section reopened in late June 2018.[27]

Major intersections[edit]

BeaverGreene Township0.0000.000 US 30 west (Lincoln Highway) – East LiverpoolContinuation into West Virginia
2.3283.747 PA 168 – Hookstown, Washington
4.8837.858 PA 151 east (Bocktown Road)Western terminus of PA 151
Hanover Township7.73312.445 PA 18 (Frankfort Road) – Frankfort Springs, Monaca
AlleghenyFindlay Township17.530–
PA Turnpike 576 (Southern Beltway) – Pittsburgh International AirportExit 1C on PA 576.
North Fayette Township20.98133.766Western end of freeway
US 22 west (William Penn Highway) – Weirton
PA 978 south (Bateman Road) – Imperial
Western end of concurrency with US 22, northern terminus of PA 978
22.48636.188Hankey Farms
23.47537.779 Orange Belt – OakdaleWestbound exit and eastbound entrance; western end of concurrency with Orange Belt
24.49139.414Old Steubenville Pike / Bayer Road / Montour Church Road
Robinson Township24.93740.132 I-376 west (Airport Parkway) / Orange Belt – Pittsburgh International AirportEastern end of concurrency with Orange Belt; western end of concurrency with I-376; Exit 60A on I-376
60B PA 60 south / Yellow Belt – Crafton
25.83141.57161Ridge Road
township line
26.96643.39862 Yellow Belt (Campbells Run Road)Westbound exit and eastbound entrance
Robinson Township28.235–
64A I-79 – Washington, ErieExit 59 on I-79
Rosslyn Farms29.44847.39264BRosslyn FarmsWestbound exit and eastbound entrance
Carnegie29.88248.090Buses only (West Busway)Eastbound exit and westbound entrance
30.29048.74765 PA 50 – Carnegie, Heidelberg
Green Tree32.19251.80867 PA 121 / Blue Belt – Green Tree, Mount Lebanon, Crafton
Pittsburgh32.66652.57168Parkway Center DriveWestbound exit and eastbound entrance
33.33953.65469A US 19 south (Banksville Road) – Mt. Lebanon, UniontownWestbound exit and eastbound entrance; western end of concurrency with US 19
US 19 Truck south / PA 51 south – Uniontown
Eastbound exit and westbound entrance; western end of concurrency with US 19 Truck
33.85054.47669C US 19 north / PA 51 north – West EndEastbound exit and westbound entrance; eastern end of concurrency with US 19
Fort Pitt Tunnel under Mount Washington
34.67555.80469C PA 837 north to PA 51 – West EndWestbound exit and eastbound left entrance
Fort Pitt Bridge over the Monongahela River
70ABoulevard of the Allies, Liberty AvenuePPG Paints ArenaEastbound left exit and westbound entrance
70BFort Duquesne Boulevard – Convention Center, Strip DistrictEastbound left exit and westbound entrance
70C I-279 north / US 19 Truck north – Fort Duquesne Bridge, North ShoreLeft exit eastbound; eastern end of concurency with US 19 Truck, southern terminus of I-279
35.07556.44870DStanwix StreetNo eastbound exit; left exit and entrance westbound; left entrance eastbound
35.47557.09171AGrant StreetLeft exit and entrance
36.00357.94171BSecond AvenueWestbound exit only
36.92959.43172AForbes Avenue – OaklandEastbound exit and westbound entrance
37.05559.63472B To I-579 (Crosstown Blvd) / PA 885 north (Boulevard of the Allies) / Liberty BridgeWestbound exit and eastbound left entrance
37.70960.68773 PA 885 (Bates Street) – Glenwood, OaklandWestbound exit and eastbound entrance; signed as Exits 73A (south) and 73B (north)
39.33863.30874 Blue Belt – Squirrel Hill, Homestead
Squirrel Hill Tunnel under Squirrel Hill
Edgewood tripoint
41.52166.82277Edgewood, Swissvale
Forest Hills42.88769.020 I-376 east / US 22 east – MonroevilleEastern end of concurrency with I-376 / US 22; Exit 78A on I-376
PA 8 north – WilkinsburgExit 78B on I-376; southern terminus of PA 8
Eastern end of freeway
North BraddockChalfant line45.26572.847East Pittsburgh, Turtle CreekInterchange; eastbound exit and westbound entrance
East McKeesport48.05377.334 PA 148 south / Yellow Belt (5th Avenue)Northern terminus of PA 148
North Versailles Township49.98780.446 PA 48 / Orange Belt (Mosside Boulevard / Jacks Run Road) – Monroeville, McKeesport, White Oak
WestmorelandNorth Huntingdon Township56.85091.491
I-76 / Penna Turnpike – Pittsburgh, Harrisburg
Exit 67 (Irwin) on Penna Turnpike
Hempfield TownshipAdamsburg line58.15793.595Adamsburg, Penn, AronaInterchange
Hempfield Township61.43298.865 PA Turnpike 66 – New Stanton, DelmontExit 6 on PA 66
62.975101.348Western end of freeway
63.230101.759Pittsburgh StreetEastbound exit and westbound entrance
GreensburgHempfield Township line63.994102.988 PA 136 west – West NewtonEastern terminus of PA 136
Southwest Greensburg64.904104.453
US 119 / PA 66 Bus. / PA 819 to I-70 – Connellsville, Blairsville
Southern terminus of PA 66 Bus.
Hempfield Township65.337105.150Cedar Street
65.991106.202Greensburg, Mount Pleasant
66.778107.469 PA 130 (Pittsburgh Street) – Pleasant UnityEastbound exit and westbound entrance
67.328108.354Greensburg Business DistrictWestbound exit and eastbound entrance
Eastern end of freeway
Westmoreland MallInterchange
Unity Township74.051119.174 PA 981 (Clearview Drive) – Pleasant Unity, Latrobe
75.319121.214 PA 982 – Youngstown, Baggaley, Bradenville, New DerryInterchange
township line
76.880123.726 PA 217 north – DerrySouthern terminus of PA 217
Ligonier Township81.623131.359 PA 259 north – BolivarSouthern terminus of PA 259
Ligonier83.875134.984 PA 711 (Market Street) – Stahlstown, Oak Grove, Johnstown
Ligonier Township85.825138.122 PA 381 south – Rector, Linn Run State ParkNorthern terminus of PA 381
SomersetJennerstown95.113153.070 PA 985 (Somerset Pike) – Somerset, Johnstown
Jenner Township96.713155.644 PA 601 (Front Street / Penn Avenue) – Somerset, Boswell
US 219 – Somerset, JohnstownInterchange
Quemahoning Township103.100165.923 PA 281 south (Pine Avenue) – FriedensInterchange; northern terminus of PA 281
103.518166.596 PA 403 north (Triple S Road) – Kanter, HooversvilleSouthern terminus of PA 403
township line
110.444177.742 PA 160 (Huckleberry Highway / Rock Cut Road) – Berlin, Windber
BedfordSchellsburg121.637195.756 PA 96 (Market Street) – Manns Choice, Pleasantville
Napier Township126.386203.399 PA 31 west (Allegheny Road) – Manns Choice, Cumberland, SomersetEastern terminus of PA 31
Bedford Township126.972204.342 PA 56 west (Pensyl Hollow Road) – Altoona, JohnstownEastern terminus of PA 56
US 30 Bus. east – Bedford
Western terminus of US 30 Bus.
Western end of freeway
129.798208.890 US 220 south – Cumberland
US 220 north to I-99 north – Altoona
US 30 Bus. west – Bedford Business District
Westbound left exit and eastbound left entrance; eastern terminus of US 30 Bus.
Eastern end of freeway
Snake Spring Township132.226212.797 PA 326 south (Egolf Road) – RainsburgNorthern terminus of PA 326
134.493216.446Pennknoll Road / Upper Snake Spring Road – PennwoodInterchange; no westbound exit
135.173217.540Lutzville Road / Upper Snake Spring Road – PennwoodInterchange; no westbound entrance
Everett137.482221.256Western end of freeway

US 30 Bus. east to PA 26 south – Everett
Eastbound exit and westbound entrance; western terminus of US 30 Bus.
West Providence Township139.338224.243 To PA 26 north – Huntingdon, Raystown LakeRaystown Lake only appears on eastbound signage
Eastern end of freeway
US 30 Bus. west to PA 26 south – Everett
Eastern terminus of US 30 Bus.
East Providence Township147.243236.965 I-70 east – Washington, D.C., BaltimoreWestern end of concurrency with I-70
I-70 west to I-76 / Penna Turnpike – Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, New Stanton
Eastern end of concurrency with I-70; Exit 161 (Breezewood) on Penna Turnpike
FultonBrush Creek Township150.652242.451 PA 915 west (Crystal Springs Road) – Crystal SpringsWestern end of concurrency with PA 915
152.036244.678 PA 915 east (North Valley Road) – HopewellEastern end of concurrency with PA 915
Licking Creek Township158.300254.759 PA 655 (Pleasant Ridge Road) – Saltillo, Hancock
Todd Township164.745265.131 US 522 to PA 16 – McConnellsburg, Mount UnionInterchange
FranklinPeters Township172.541277.678 PA 75 (Fort Loudon Road / Path Valley Road) – Mercersburg, Fannettsburg, Willow Hill
St. Thomas Township177.517285.686 PA 416 south (Mercersburg Road) – Lemasters, MercersburgNorthern terminus of PA 416
Hamilton Township184.462296.863 PA 995 south (Warm Spring Road) – WilliamsonNorthern terminus of PA 995
Chambersburg186.273299.777 US 11 south (Main Street)
186.384299.956 US 11 north (2nd Street)
ChambersburgGuilford Township line187.766–
I-81 – Hagerstown, CarlisleExit 16 on I-81
Greene Township194.100312.374 PA 997 south (Anthony Highway) – Mont Alto, WaynesboroWestern end of concurrency with PA 997
194.215312.559 PA 997 north (Black Gap Road) – ScotlandEastern end of concurrency with PA 997
196.384316.049 PA 233 (Rocky Mountain Road) – Mont Alto, Newville
AdamsFranklin Township199.247320.657 PA 234 east (Buchanan Valley Road) – Arendtsville, BiglervilleWestern terminus of PA 234
US 15 Bus. / PA 116 west (Carlisle Street / Baltimore Street) to PA 97 / PA 34
Traffic circle; western end of concurrency with PA 116
211.314340.077 PA 116 east (Hanover Street) – HanoverEastern end of concurrency with PA 116
Straban Township213.288343.254 US 15 – Frederick, HarrisburgInterchange
Berwick township tripoint
222.530358.127 PA 94 (Carlisle Pike) – Harrisburg, Hanover
Abbottstown225.074362.221 PA 194 (Queen Street)Roundabout
YorkWest Manchester Township234.387377.209 PA 116 west (Hanover Road)Eastern terminus of PA 116
235.247378.593 PA 616 south (Trinity Road) – New SalemNorthern terminus of PA 616
235.859379.578Western end of freeway
PA 462 east – YorkWestern terminus of PA 462
238.494383.819 PA 74 (Carlisle Avenue) – Dover, West York
Eastern end of freeway
Manchester Township241.023387.889 I‑83 Bus. / PA 181 north (North George Street) to I-83 north – Harrisburg, Emigsville, YorkSouthern terminus of PA 181
241.277388.298 I-83 – Baltimore, HarrisburgNo eastbound exit to I-83 north; no westbound entrance from I-83 south; Exit 21 on I-83
Springettsbury Township243.169391.343Western end of freeway
243.749392.276Memory Lane – East YorkNo westbound exit; no westbound entrance from southbound Memory Lane
244.663393.747 PA 24 (Mt. Zion Road)
Hellam Township247.700398.635 To PA 462 – Hallam
251.473404.707 To PA 462 – Wrightsville
Susquehanna River252.677406.644Wright's Ferry Bridge
LancasterWest Hempfield TownshipColumbia line253.903408.617 PA 441 – Columbia, Marietta
West Hempfield Township256.997413.597Prospect Road
East Hempfield Township260.276418.874Centerville Road
262.393422.281 PA 741 – Millersville, Rohrerstown
Manheim TownshipLancaster line263.486424.040Harrisburg Pike
Manheim Township264.100425.028 PA 72 (Manheim Pike)Eastbound exit and westbound entrance
264.423425.548 PA 283 west – Harrisburg, Downtown LancasterEastbound access to Downtown Lancaster and Fruitville Pike; eastern terminus of PA 283
PA 501 (Lititz Pike) / PA 272 (Oregon Pike) / US 222 southEastbound signage
PA 501 / US 222 south (Lititz Pike) / Fruitville PikeWestbound signage; western end of concurrency with US 222
PA 272 north (Oregon Pike)Westbound signage
266.416428.755 US 222 north to I-76 – Ephrata, ReadingI-76 only appears on eastbound signage; Ephrata only appears on westbound signage; eastern end of concurrency with US 222
267.161429.954 PA 23 east (New Holland Avenue/Pike)Western end of concurrency with PA 23
LancasterEast Lampeter Township line267.771430.936 PA 23 west (Walnut Street)Eastern end of concurrency with PA 23
268.497432.104Greenfield Road
East Lampeter Township269.387433.536 PA 340 (Old Philadelphia Pike)No westbound exit
270.150434.764 PA 462 west (Lincoln Highway) – Downtown LancasterEastern terminus of PA 462
Eastern end of freeway
272.705438.876 PA 896 (Eastbrook Road / Hartman Bridge Road) – Strasburg
Salisbury Township281.639453.254 PA 772 west (Newport Road)Eastern terminus of PA 772
282.034453.890 PA 41 south (Gap Newport Pike) – Wilmington, DENorthern terminus of PA 41
282.313454.339 PA 897 north (White Horse Road)Southern terminus of PA 897
ChesterWest SadsburySadsbury
township line
286.823461.597 PA 10 (Octorara Trail) – Honey Brook, Parkesburg
Sadsbury Township287.555462.775Western end of freeway

US 30 Bus. east (Lincoln Highway)
Eastbound exit and westbound entrance; western terminus of US 30 Bus.
Valley Township290.087466.850Chester County AirportWestbound exit and eastbound entrance
292.916471.403 PA 82 – Coatesville
Caln Township294.673474.230Reeceville Road
297.056478.065 PA 340 – Thorndale
298.173479.863 US 322 (Manor Avenue)
Downingtown299.393481.826 PA 282 (Wallace Avenue)Westbound exit and eastbound entrance
East Caln Township299.933482.695 PA 113 (Uwchlan Avenue) to PA 100 – Downingtown, LionvilleEastbound exit and westbound entrance
US 30 Bus. (Lancaster Avenue)
West Whiteland Township303.841488.985 PA 100 to US 202 south – Exton, West ChesterUS 202 only appears on eastbound signage
West WhitelandEast Whiteland
township line
306.055492.548 US 202 – King of Prussia, West Chester

US 30 Bus. west (Lancaster Avenue) – Exton
Eastern terminus of US 30 Bus.
Eastern end of freeway
East Whiteland Township307.519494.904 PA 352 south (Sproul Road) – Chester, Immaculata UniversityNorthern terminus of PA 352
309.186497.587 PA 401 west (Conestoga Road) – ElversonSouthern terminus of PA 401
309.486498.069 PA 29 north (Morehall Road) to US 202Southern terminus of PA 29
Tredyffrin Township312.020502.148 PA 252 (Bear Hill Road / Leopard Road) – Valley Forge, Newtown Square
DelawareRadnor Township318.773–
I-476 (Mid-County Expressway) – Chester, Plymouth MeetingExit 13 on I-476
319.158513.635 PA 320 (North Spring Mill Road  / Sproul Road)
No major junctions
No major junctions
county line
Lower Merion TownshipPhiladelphia line325.258523.452 US 1 (City Avenue) – Upper Darby, Bala Cynwyd
PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia328.691528.977Western end of freeway
342 I-76 west (Schuylkill Expressway) – Valley Forge
US 13 (34th Street / Girard Avenue)
Western end of concurrency with I-76
343Spring Garden Street / Haverford AvenueEastbound exit and westbound entrance
329.8530.8344 I-76 east (Schuylkill Expressway) – International Airport
I-676 begins
Eastern end of concurrency with I-76; western terminus of I-676
Vine Street Expressway Bridge over the Schuylkill River
330.2531.4Ben Franklin Parkway / 23rd Street
330.8532.4 PA 611 (Broad Street) – Central Philadelphia
331.2533.08th Street south – Chinatown, Market EastAt-grade intersection westbound
331.3533.2 I-95 – Chester, Philadelphia International Airport, New YorkExit 22 on I-95; to Penn's Landing
To PA 611 / Vine Street – Pennsylvania Convention CenterWestbound exit and eastbound entrance
331.7533.86th Street south – Independence Hall, Penn's LandingAt-grade intersection
5th StreetWestbound exit and eastbound entrance
Delaware River332.0534.3Benjamin Franklin Bridge
(Westbound toll, cash or E-ZPass)
334.6538.5 I-676 south / US 30 east – Camden, Cherry HillContinuation into New Jersey
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Google (June 21, 2014). "U.S. Route 30 in Pennsylvania" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved June 21, 2014.
  2. ^ Smith, Stephen H. (March 27, 2013). "Haines Shoe House will be a June 23rd Lunch Stop on 100th Anniversary Lincoln Highway Auto Tour". York Daily Record. Retrieved February 9, 2016. From The York Dispatch issue of Fri. Nov. 24, 1972 back page: With the opening of the full 20-miles extending from a point near Thomasville to Columbia on the Lancaster County side of the river, the new artery now becomes officially designated as U.S. 30... the hard-traveled highway now becomes Pennsylvania Traffic Route 462 but retains its nationwide identity as the Lincoln Highway.
  3. ^ "車の総合情報〜納得の車選び〜". Route30corridor.com. Archived from the original on 2009-02-05. Retrieved 2012-08-17.
  4. ^ "Interactive Map of Lancaster County". Discover Lancaster. Retrieved October 9, 2017.
  5. ^ "Amish & PA Dutch Countryside". Discover Lancaster. Retrieved October 9, 2017.
  6. ^ "Exton Bypass". VisitPA.com. Retrieved March 27, 2012.
  7. ^ Lincoln Highway Association, Proclamation of the Route of the Lincoln Highway, September 14, 1913
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p Brian Butko, The Lincoln Highway: Pennsylvania Traveler's Guide, ISBN 978-0-8117-2497-5
  9. ^ How "Lincoln Way" Project Now Stands, New York Times April 5, 1914
  10. ^ "U.S. 22 - The William Penn Highway". Federal Highway Administration. Retrieved 9 October 2014.
  11. ^ a b 1929 Map of Pennsylvania (Map). Pennsylvania Department of Highways. Archived from the original on 2012-02-04.
  12. ^ a b c d National Bridge Inventory
  13. ^ "1904 USGS Beaver quadrangle". Archived from the original on 2006-04-18. Retrieved 2006-07-18.
  14. ^ "1908 USGS Sewickley quadrangle". Archived from the original on 2006-06-14. Retrieved 2006-07-19.
  15. ^ a b Bridges and Tunnels of Allegheny County and Pittsburgh, PA, California Av over Jacks Run
  16. ^ Bridges and Tunnels of Allegheny County and Pittsburgh, PA, California Av over Woods Run
  17. ^ 1911 state map[permanent dead link]
  18. ^ Bureau of Public Roads & American Association of State Highway Officials (November 11, 1926). United States System of Highways Adopted for Uniform Marking by the American Association of State Highway Officials (Map). 1:7,000,000. Washington, DC: U.S. Geological Survey. OCLC 32889555. Retrieved November 7, 2013 – via University of North Texas Libraries.
  19. ^ 1923 plat map, Central Pittsburgh
  20. ^ Butko, Brian (May 30, 2005). Greetings from the Lincoln Highway. Stackpole Books. p. 74.
  21. ^ Lincoln Highway Resource Guide, Appendix A - Lincoln Highway Chronology Archived 2007-08-10 at the Wayback Machine
  22. ^ 1930 Pennsylvania Transportation Map, back side[permanent dead link]
  23. ^ Bridges and Tunnels of Allegheny County and Pittsburgh, PA, Greensburg Pike over Turtle Creek
  24. ^ Bridges and Tunnels of Allegheny County and Pittsburgh, PA, Field Notes: "Mosside Bridge, the Great Valley and PA48"
  25. ^ Blest, Lindsey (August 5, 2016). "New bypass for routes 30 and 41 Gap bottleneck project now open to traffic". LancasterOnline. Retrieved December 23, 2016.
  26. ^ Clift, Theresa (April 7, 2018). "Route 30 collapses in East Pittsburgh landslide, will be closed for months". TribLive. Retrieved May 11, 2018.
  27. ^ Signorini, Renatta; Rittmeyer, Brian C. (June 27, 2018). "Collapsed stretch of Route 30 reopens in East Pittsburgh". Tribune-Review. Retrieved September 5, 2018.
  28. ^ "Video Log". Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Retrieved June 9, 2016.
  29. ^ Bureau of Maintenance and Operations (January 2016). Roadway Management System Straight Line Diagrams (Report) (2015 ed.). Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Retrieved June 12, 2016.

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