US 219
Pictures


Northbound
North of Meyersdale.  The while lines ahead on the hillside are the towers which 200
foot wind turbines sit upon in the Green Mountain Wind Farm located south of
Garrett.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the CSX railroad overpass north of Meyersdale.  (Jeff Kitsko)
After the US 30 interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the PA 601/Jerome interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the PA 403 interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the PA 56 east/Scalp Avenue interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
After the PA 756 interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the PA 56 west/Johnstown Expressway interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Nearing the PA 869 interchange.  It was in this valley where the flood waters of the
1889 flood were channeled into a concentrated flow that devastated the City of
Johnstown.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Crossing the South Fork of the Conemaugh River.  The remnants of the South Fork
Dam, the culprit of the devastating flood, can been seen off to the right of the
bridge.  (Jeff Kitsko)
After the PA 53 interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
On the newest section of the US 219 expressway, near the US 422 interchange.
(Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the end of the expressway north of Ebensburg.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the end of the expressway north of Ebensburg.  This end is just like the southern
end, with a piece of highway leading to nowhere now, but with the possibility of a
future extension.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching Owens Way, which used to be the beginning of the Bradford Bypass
until 2003.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching Elm Street with the Zippo lighter factory off to the left ahead.
(Jeff Kitsko)
At the Elm Street interchange in downtown Bradford.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the Kendall Avenue interchange in Bradford.  (Doug Kerr)
Approaching the New York state border and the end of the expressway.
(Jeff Kitsko)
At the state border with the "Welcome to New York - The Empire State" sign and
the end of US 219 in Pennsylvania.  (Jeff Kitsko)

Southbound
Near the Foster Brook interchange in Bradford after just crossing into Pennsylvania
from New York.  (Doug Kerr)
At the Foster Brook interchange in Bradford.  (Doug Kerr)
At the Kendall Avenue interchange in Bradford.  (Doug Kerr)

After the Owens Way interchange in Bradford.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the PA 770 intersection in Degolia, where the two routes begin their multiplex.
(Jeff Kitsko)
After the US 22 interchange in Ebensburg.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the PA 869 interchange.  One of the older sections of the expressway as you can
tell from the small median.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the Galleria Drive interchange, which was rebuilt in the early 1990s to
accommodate increased traffic from the opening of the Johnstown Galleria.
(Jeff Kitsko)
At the PA 56 west interchange.  PA 56 heads to downtown Johnstown as an
expressway.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the Elton/Geistown interchange.  Another section that was built before Interstate
Standards were used in expressway construction.  (Jeff Kitsko)
After the PA 56 east/Scalp Avenue interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At PA 601 in Jerome.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Through the rolling hills of the Alleghenies near the US 30 interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
After the interchange with US 30.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the PA 601 connector.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the PA 281 interchange and the end of the expressway in Somerset.
(Jeff Kitsko)
At the end of the expressway southeast of Somerset.  As per Pennsylvania
expressway construction protocol, the end leads one to believe that it will be
extended at some point in the future.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the beginning of the Meyersdale Bypass.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the CSX railroad overpass north of Meyersdale.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the only interchange on the Meyersdale Bypass, which is for Meyersdale.
(Jeff Kitsko)

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Page updated January 14, 2006.
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