Interstate 70
Pictures


Eastbound
At the West Virginia state line entering Pennsylvania.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the welcome center/rest area and Exit 6.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Between Exit 6 and Exit 11.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the Taylorstown interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the US 40/Chestnut Street interchange in Washington.  For as long as Interstate
70 and US 40 parallel each other, this is the only interchange between the two
routes in Pennsylvania.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the Jessop Place interchange in Washington.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the interchange where Interstate 79 joins Interstate 70 for the two interchange
multiplex.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the Murtland Avenue interchange in Washington.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the interchange where Interstate 79 leaves Interstate 70 to head to Morgantown, West Virginia.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the PA 519 interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Just after Exit 25.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the Dunningsville interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the PA Turnpike 43 interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the PA 88 interchange and crossing the Monongahela River in Speers.
(Jeff Kitsko)
In North Belle Vernon approaching the PA 201 interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the PA 201 interchange, which also connects to PA 837 via a river crossing near
Donora that was intended to be built as part of the Mon Valley Expressway project.
(Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the PA 51 interchange, which prior to the opening of PA Turnpike 43,
was the main connection between Monongahela River towns and Pittsburgh.
(Jeff Kitsko)
Crossing the Smithton High Level Bridge and the Youghiogheny River.  (Jeff Kitsko)
In Smithton, which is the birthplace of actress Shirley Jones.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the PA 31 interchange east of Smithton.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the Yukon interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching New Stanton.  (Jeff Kitsko)
In New Stanton approaching the interchange with the Turnpike.  (Jeff Kitsko)
On the former Turnpike alignment which takes Interstate 70 traffic from the toll
highway to the disjoined segment which is what is carried on the overpass
ahead.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the US 30 interchange, which was a trumpet interchange off the Turnpike before
the Rays Hill-Sideling Hill Tunnel bypass was built.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the South Breezewood interchange just after turning off US 30 in
Breezewood.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the South Breezewood interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the Fulton County line approaching the PA 915 interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the PA 915 interchange in Crystal Spring which is the southern terminus of that
route.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the PA 643 interchange after the rest area.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the PA 643 interchange north of Town Hill which is the northern terminus of that
route.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the PA 731 interchange at the Layton Road overpass east of
Buchanan State Park.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the PA 731 interchange which is the northern terminus of that route.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the US 522 north interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the US 522 north interchange in Warfordsburg.  This marks the beginning of the
Interstate 70/US 522 multiplex which continues into Maryland.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the Maryland state line south of Warfordsburg.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the Maryland state line, also known as the Mason-Dixon Line, south of
Warfordsburg.  (Jeff Kitsko)

Westbound
At the Maryland state line entering Pennsylvania.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the US 522 interchange, where that route leaves Interstate 70 to continue north to
end at Selinsgrove.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Between Exit 163 and Exit 156.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the PA 643 interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Just west of Exit 156.  Interstate 70 traverses the scenic valley between Tussey
Mountain to the west and Tuscarora Mountain to the east.  Both of which are a part
of valley-range system of Central Pennsylvania.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching Breezewood and the connection to the Pennsylvania Turnpike.  As a
matter of fact, the overpass behind the gantry is the actual Turnpike, but to get on it,
one must still travel through Breezewood.  (Jeff Kitsko) 
In Breezewood approaching the intersection with US 30.  To continue west on
Interstate 70, a right turn at the traffic signal has to be made.  (Jeff Kitsko)
In the "Town of Motels," called that because Breezewood's only industry is travelers'
services, and approaching the interchange with the Turnpike connector.
(Jeff Kitsko)
In New Stanton at the interchange with the Turnpike.  The ramp coming onto the
highway from the right is technically Interstate 70.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the Madison interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the PA 31 interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
In Smithton, a small borough located south of the Interstate.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Just past the interchange for the borough and approaching the Smithton High Level
Bridge.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Between Exit 46 and Exit 44.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the PA 201 interchange which has numerous restaurants and stores.
It is the main shopping destination for the mid-Monongahela Valley area.
(Jeff Kitsko)
In North Belle Vernon.  One of the reasons it is not easy to upgrade this section to Interstate Standards is that many homes are right against Interstate 70.
(Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the PA 906 interchange and the Monongahela River crossing.
(Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the PA Turnpike 43 interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the PA 481 interchange near Lover.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the Bentleyville interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the eastern Interstate 79 interchange where it joins Interstate 70 for a
two exit multiplex.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the eastern Interstate 79 interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the PA 136 interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the Murtland Avenue interchange in Washington.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the western Interstate 79 interchange where it leaves Interstate 70 to
continue north to end in Erie.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the Jessop Place interchange in Washington.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the Taylorsville interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the Claysville interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the West Alexander interchange, which is the last interchange within
Pennsylvania.  (Jeff Kitsko)
The end of Interstate 70's mileage in Pennsylvania, with the approaching West
Virginia border marked by the overhead sign.  (Jeff Kitsko)

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Page updated July 15, 2006.
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