US 13
Auxiliary Routes

By-Pass
US 13
Southern Entrance: Delaware state line one mile south of Linwood.
Northern Terminus: US 13 in Chester.
Length: 3 miles
Names: Ridge Avenue and Ninth Street
County: Delaware
Expressway: None
Former Designation: PA 891  (1935 - 1946)
Decommissioned: 1967
Replaced By: None
History: Signed in 1946.

By-Pass
US 13
Southern Terminus: US 13 in Chester.
Northern Terminus: US 13 in Darby.
Length: 8 miles
Names: Edgemont Avenue, Providence Avenue, 22nd Street, and McDade Boulevard
County: Delaware
Expressway: None
Former Designation: PA 520  (1928 - 1946)
Decommissioned: 1967
Replaced By: None
History: Signed in 1946.

By-Pass
US 13
Southern Terminus: US 13 in Darby.
Northern Terminus: US 13/US 1 in Philadelphia.
Length: 13 miles
Names: Main Street, Landsdowne Avenue, Township Line Road, City Line Avenue, Schuylkill Expressway, and Roosevelt Expressway
Counties: Delaware and Philadelphia
Expressway: City Line Avenue to Broad Street
Former Designation: PA 1  (1925 - 1930):  Lancaster Avenue to the Schuylkill Expressway
Decommissioned: 1967
Replaced By: None
History: Signed in 1935.  In 1940, the highway was widened from Landsdowne Avenue to Philadelphia.  In 1949, the highway was widened from Baltimore Pike to State Road.  In 1954, the northern terminus was moved from Broad Street to Ridge Avenue.  In 1955, construction began on the section of Schuylkill Expressway that contained the multiplex, and was completed in 1959.  Construction began in 1958 on the Roosevelt Expressway which opened in 1961.  A year later, the designation was moved onto the Schuylkill Expressway and Roosevelt Expressway to end near where it originally ended at Broad Street.
Links:
Interstate 76
Interstate 80S
US 1

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