Interstate 76 (east)

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Interstate 76 East
File:Interstate 76 E map.png
Length- 435 miles
Existed- 1964- present
West end- Westfield Center, OH
East end- Camden, NJ
States served- OH, PA, NJ

Interstate 76 (I-76) is an Interstate Highway in the United States, running 435 miles (700 km) from an interchange with Interstate 71 west of Akron, Ohio, east to Interstate 295 in Gloucester City, New Jersey.

Just west of Youngstown, I-76 joins the Ohio Turnpike and heads around the south side of Youngstown. In Pennsylvania, I-76 runs across most of the state on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, passing near Pittsburgh and Harrisburg before leaving the Turnpike to enter Philadelphia on the Schuylkill Expressway, crossing the Walt Whitman Bridge into New Jersey. After Interstate 76 reaches its eastern terminus, the freeway continues as Route 42 and the Atlantic City Expressway to Atlantic City.

Major junctions
West end:I-71 / US 224 near Westfield Center, OH
 I-77 in Akron, OH
I-80 near Youngstown, OH
I-79 in Cranberry, PA
I-70 in New Stanton, PA
I-99 in Bedford, PA
I-70 / US 30 in Breezewood, PA
I-81 near Carlisle, PA
I-83 near Harrisburg, PA
I-476 in Conshohocken
I-95 in Philadelphia, PA
East end: I‑295 / Route 42 near Camden, NJ

Auxiliary routes

  • Interstate 176 runs north from I-76 at Morgantown, Pennsylvania to U.S. Route 422 outside of Reading.
  • Interstate 276 runs east from I-76 at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania along the Pennsylvania Turnpike to the Delaware River-Turnpike Toll Bridge, where it currently ends at the state line. Interstate 95 continues north along the New Jersey Turnpike. It will be truncated by several miles at its east end when thePennsylvania Turnpike/Interstate 95 Interchange Project is completed and I-95 is connected.
  • Interstate 376 runs west from I-76 at Monroeville, Pennsylvania through Pittsburgh, becomes a toll road northwest of the airport, intersects I-76 again, and terminates at I-80 in Sharon.
  • Interstate 476 begins at Interstate 95 near Chester, Pennsylvania and heads north, crossing I-76 near Conshohocken and I-276 near Plymouth Meeting. From there it continues north on the Pennsylvania Turnpike Northeast Extension to Interstate 81 at Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, north of Scranton. I-476 is the longest three-digit Interstate.
  • Pennsylvania Route 576 is a planned southern bypass of Pittsburgh, though it could become Interstate 576.
  • Interstate 676 is a loop through downtown Philadelphia and Camden, New Jersey, crossing the Ben Franklin Bridge. It runs through several traffic signals in Philadelphia, in violation of Interstate standards.
  • Interstate 876 was the number for present Interstate 579 in Pittsburgh in the early 1970s.