Interstate 81
Pictures


Northbound
Crossing into Pennsylvania from Maryland and at the PA 163 interchange which sits
on the Mason-Dixon Line.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the PA 114 interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the PA 114 interchange south of Wertzville.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the PA 581 interchange which marks the western terminus of that route.
(Jeff Kitsko)
At the PA 944 interchange west of Enola.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the US 11/US 15 interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the US 11/US 15 interchange which is the last before crossing the Susquehanna
River.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Crossing the Susquehanna River on the George N. Wade Bridge and approaching
the Front Street interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the Front Street interchange and approaching the US 22/US 322 interchange.
This was the US 22/US 322 interchange prior to the construction of the expressway
along the Susquehanna River which carries those designations.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the US 22/US 322 stack interchange which is where US 322 joins the Interstate
for a short multiplex.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the Progress Avenue interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the Progress Avenue interchange north of Harrisburg.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the Interstate 83 interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the Interstate 83 interchange which marks the northern terminus of that route, as
well as the end of the US 322 multiplex.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the Paxonia/Linglestown interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the Paxonia/Linglestown interchange in Paxonia.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the PA 39 interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the PA 39 interchange which connects to the "chocolate capital of the world," Hershey.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the Grantville/Hershey interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the Grantville/Hershey interchange which leads traffic to PA 743 that ends at US
22 just to the south.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the PA 934 interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the PA 934 interchange which marks the northern terminus of that route.
(Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the Interstate 78 interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the interchange with Interstate 78, which heads eastward to the
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton area and eventually to New York City.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the PA 72 interchange, which is the last in Lebanon County.
(Jeff Kitsko) 
Approaching the PA 443 interchange near Swatara State Park.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the PA 25 interchange near Donaldson.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the PA 25 interchange west of Hegins.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Just north of the interchange with Interstate 80.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At Exit 165 in Wilkes-Barre, where the Interstate 81/PA 309 multiplex begins.
(Doug Kerr)
After Exit 165 with the City of Wilkes-Barre in the background.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At Exit 170 where the Interstate 81/PA 309 multiplex ends.  (Doug Kerr)
At the Moosic interchange near the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport.
(Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the massive I-84/I-380/US 6 in Scranton.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the interchange I-84/I-380/US 6 in Scranton.  (Chris Jordan)
The massive I-84/I-380/US 6 Interchange in Scranton looking northbound.  It was
expanded in the 1990s for the connection of the Governor Robert P. Casey
Highway.  (Doug Kerr)
Approaching the Main Avenue/Dickson City interchange.  (Doug Kerr)
At the Main Avenue/Dickson City interchange and approaching the Business US 6
interchange.  (Doug Kerr)
At Exit 191 in Scranton.  This interchange connects to the North Scranton
Expressway to the west and Business US 6 to the east.  (Doug Kerr)
Approaching Exit 194 in Clarks Summit, which is the last interchange on the
Pennsylvania Turnpike - Northeast Extension, also known as I-476.  (Doug Kerr)
At the I-476/US 6 west/US 11 interchange, where the US 6 multiplex ends.
(Doug Kerr)
At Exit 199 which is southwest of Scott.  (Doug Kerr)
Just north of the Lenox interchange, which northbound connects to PA 106 and
southbound connects to PA 92.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Just north of the PA 492 interchange in New Milford.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the final interchange in Pennsylvania, which is for PA 171 in Great
Bend.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the New York state line with the welcome sign on the right and the standard
border crossover in the median.  (Jeff Kitsko)

Southbound
Crossing into Pennsylvania from New York.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the rest area/welcome center just after the border.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the first interchange in the Commonwealth at PA 171.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the first interchange in Pennsylvania at PA 171 in Hallstead.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Between the PA 171 and PA 492 interchanges.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the PA 492 interchange in New Milford.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the PA 848 interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the PA 848 interchange northwest of Gibson.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the PA 547 interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the PA 547 interchange in Harford.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the PA 92 interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the PA 92 interchange northeast of Lenox.  The northbound interchange connects
to PA 106 instead of PA 92.  (Doug Kerr)
Approaching the PA 374 interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the PA 374 interchange north of the Lackawanna County line.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the PA 107 interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the PA 107 interchange west of Tomkinsville.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the PA 438 interchange west of East Benton.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the PA 524 interchange southwest of Scott.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the PA 632 interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the PA 632 interchange east of Waverly.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the I-476/US 6 West/US 11 interchange, where the Interstate 81/US 6 multiplex
begins.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the North Scranton Expressway interchange.
(Jeff Kitsko)
At the North Scranton Expressway interchange in northeastern Scranton.
(Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the Main Avenue/Dickson City interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the Main Avenue/Dickson City interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the PA 347 interchange with the I-84/I-380/US interchange just ahead.
(Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the Central Scranton Expressway interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the Central Scranton Expressway interchange and approaching the PA 307
interchange in Scranton.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the Davis Street/Montage Mountain Road interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the Davis Street/Montage Mountain Road interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the US 11 interchange in Moosic.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport interchange.  The
airport is located on the southern side of the Interstate.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the PA 315 interchange, which also allows travelers to connect to the
Pennsylvania Turnpike's Northeast Extension.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At milemarker 173 just south of the PA 315 interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the PA 115/PA 309 interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the PA 309 North interchange, which is where PA 309 joins Interstate 81 from
crossing the Susquehanna Valley via the Crossvalley Expressway.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the Highland Park Boulevard interchange which accesses Wachovia Arena at
Casey Plaza, home to the farm team of the Pittsburgh Penguins, the
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the PA 309 South interchange where the multiplex with Interstate 81 ends.
(Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the PA 29 interchange, which is the southern terminus for the northern
section of that route.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the Nuangola interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the Nuangola interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the Dorrance interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the Interstate 80 cloverleaf.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the Interstate 80 cloverleaf north of Hazleton.  (Jeff Kitsko)
After the cloverleaf with I-80 and ahead a nice view of the countryside of Luzerne
County.  (Jeff Kitsko)
In the Hazleton area.  (Jeff Kitsko) 
At Exit 131B which is for Mahanoy City and PA 54 westbound.  (Jeff Kitsko) 
Approaching Exit 119.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching Exit 104.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At Exit 104 for Ravine and connects to PA 125.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Between Exit 104 and Exit 100.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At Exit 89 which is the interchange for I-78 and marks the western terminus of that
Interstate.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching Exit 85, which is the northern terminus for PA 934.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching Exit 80 in Grantsville.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the interchange with Interstate 83 northeast of Harrisburg.
(Jeff Kitsko)
At the Interstate 83 interchange with is a directional T.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the Progress Avenue interchange north of Harrisburg.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the massive interchange with US 22/US 322 north of Harrisburg.  One of the
many stack interchanges along the Interstate.  (Alex Nitzman)

Crossing the George N. Wade Bridge which spans the Susquehanna River, the
longest unnavigable river in the United States.  Also it marks the boundary between
Dauphin and Cumberland Counties.  (Alex Nitzman)
At the PA 581 interchange west of Camp Hill.  This exit marks the western terminus
of that route.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching Exit 52 near Middlesex, which is how an Interstate 81-to-Turnpike
connection is made as there is no direct connection.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the College Street interchange in Carlisle.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the US 11/Molly Pitcher Highway interchange near Greencastle.
(Jeff Kitsko)

Links:
Interstate 81
I-81 Stack Interchanges - Alex Nitzman


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Page updated July 29, 2006.
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