PA Route 208

Route information

Maintained by PennDOT

Length:
75 mi[1] (121 km)

Major junctions

West end:
US 422 in Pulaski Township

 
I-376 near New Wilmington
PA 18 near New Wilmington
US 19 in Springfield Township
I-79 near Grove City
PA 8 in Barkeyville
I-80 near Emlenton
US 322 in Shippenville

East end:
PA 36 in Washington Township

Location

Counties:
Lawrence, Mercer, Venango, Clarion

Highway system

Pennsylvania State Route System

Interstate
US
State
Scenic Byways
Legislative

← US 206

US 209 →

← PA 277
PA 278
I-279 →

Pennsylvania Route 208 (PA 208) is located in Western Pennsylvania; its western terminus just west of the village of New Bedford in Lawrence County (11½ miles northwest of New Castle) at US 422 and the Ohio state line. It runs nearly 75 miles (121 km) to its eastern terminus in the village of Frills Corners in Clarion County (22 miles east of Oil City) at PA Route 36.

Contents

1 Route description
2 History
3 Major intersections
4 PA 208 Truck
5 See also
6 References
7 External links

Route description[edit]
The route begins in Lawrence County where US Route 422 meets the Ohio state line; PA 208 heads east-northeastward to the village of New Bedford about a mile from the state line. The route junctions with the former PA Route 932 in the village and was the former alignment of US 422 from the state line to this point, where the old alignment turned southeast; PA 208 continues eastward here. About 3.5 miles (5.6 km) later, it is joined by PA Route 551 and the concurrency turns northward for about 0.5 miles (0.80 km) before turning east again as it crosses the Shenango River and enters the village of Pulaski. The concurrency ends 0.3 miles (0.48 km) later, and PA 208 continues another 0.3 miles (0.48 km) to its interchange with I-376, and then continues another 3.6 miles (5.8 km) east, where it junctions with PA Route 18 about 1.4 miles (2.3 km) west of the borough of New Wilmington, which the route enters shortly thereafter. In the borough, PA Route 158 joins briefly, and then leaves the route at the northern terminus of PA Route 956. PA 208 passes north of Westminster College before it leaves the borough and continues eastward about 3 miles (4.8 km) to the borough of Volant, where, at the east end of the borough, the route intersects with the northern te