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Pennsylvania Route 505

PA Route 505 marker

PA Route 505
Route information
Maintained by PennDOT
Length: 2.86 mi[1] (4.60 km)
Existed: 1932 – present
Major junctions
South end: PA 97 in Millcreek Township
North end: US 20 in Erie
Highway system
PA 504 PA 507

Pennsylvania Route 505 (PA 505) is a 2.86-mile-long (4.60 km) state highway located in northwest Pennsylvania. The route is a continuation of Pennsylvania Route 97 along the Perry Highway and ends at U.S. Route 20 in Erie as Glenwood Park Avenue.

Contents

  • Route description 1
  • History 2
  • Major intersections 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Route description

PA 505 is a continuation of the Perry Highway from PA 97 in Millcreek Township. The road heads In the suburbs of Erie, PA 505 runs northward as Perry Highway (named for Oliver Hazard Perry, hero of the Battle of Lake Erie) and Glenwood Park Avenue through residential areas, between PA 97 and US 19. In Glenwood Park, the route passes by the Erie Zoo, running towards downtown Erie. North of the park, the highway runs through residential areas and ends in the downtown district of the city, at an intersection with US 20.[2]

History

PA 505 was formed in the late 1920s along what is now the northernmost segment of Pennsylvania Route 97. By 1940, the route was moved to its current designation.[3][4]

Major intersections

The entire route is in Erie County.
Location Mile[1] km Destinations Notes
Millcreek Township 0.00 0.00 PA 97 (Perry Highway/Old French Road) Former designation of US 6.
Erie 2.86 4.60 US 20 (26th Street)
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also

References

  1. ^ a b DeLorme Street Atlas USA 2007 software, Toogle Measure Tool
  2. ^ Google Maps. Pennsylvania Route 505 Map (Map). http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&source=s_d&saddr=PA+97+and+PA+505&daddr=US+20+and+PA+505&hl=en&geocode=FQoWggIdW4A6-ykz7jSeqoEyiDGmCJ3xznAlCA%3BFZ6TggIdqCw6-ylDrmPcIoAyiDGN7F6kNq0vRg&mra=ls&sll=41.645142,-80.31191&sspn=0.01456,0.042272&ie=UTF8&ll=42.096057,-80.064068&spn=0.057319,0.169086&t=h&z=13. Retrieved March 2, 2011.
  3. ^ Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (1930). Highway Map of Pennsylvania (front side) (Map). ftp://ftp.dot.state.pa.us/public/pdf/BPR_pdf_files/Maps/Statewide/Historic_OTMs/1930fr.pdf. Retrieved 2007-09-13.
  4. ^ Pennsylvania Department of Highways (1940). Highway Map of Pennsylvania (front side) (Map). ftp://ftp.dot.state.pa.us/public/pdf/BPR_pdf_files/Maps/Statewide/Historic_OTMs/1940fr.pdf. Retrieved 2007-09-13.

External links

  • Pennsylvania Highways: PA 501 - 550
  • PA Routes 501-510 - Central PA/MD Roads
  • PA State Route 505 Ends
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