Pennsylvania Road Network
The Pennsylvania Road Map offers a vivid illustration of the extensive spread of road routes in the state.
The northern part of the state is easily accessible from the southern part of Pennsylvania by the Interstate Highways of 79, 81 and 83.
The US Highways of 219, 6, 19, 322, 11, 522, 119, 422, 222, 209, 30 and 220 are some of the important roads of the state that connect all the prominent cities in Pennsylvania. The King’s Highway is one of the oldest roads of Pennsylvania that connects Philadelphia with Delaware beginning in the year 1677.
The Queen’s Road was constructed in the year 1706, and helped establisheasy communication between Philadelphia and Chester. The state had 119,642 miles of total roads in 2000, which consisted of 85,392 miles of rural roads and 34,250 miles of urban roads.
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation looks after the maintenance of the old roads and builds new roads. The well maintained roads of Pennsylvania help in the intra and inter-state connectivity.
The Pennsylvania State Map prominently marks the several state and national highways running through the state.