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US 11(N-S)/PA 147(S-N) Duplex


11 147

US 11 and PA 147 join for a wrong-way duplex for two blocks through Northumberland in Northumberland County.


Timothy Reichard 4/27/02

US 11 and PA 147 share this street, Water Street, in Northumberland. The northern split is ahead at the traffic signal, where PA 147 veers off to the right.

 


Timothy Reichard 8/6/02

US 11 northbound/PA 147 southbound traffic splits into two lanes, one for each route, at the northern split.

 


Timothy Reichard 8/6/02

PA 147 turns onto King Street. US 11 northbound continues straight ahead. US 11 southbound enters from the left on King Street and turns onto Water Street, heading behind the camera.

 


Timothy Reichard 4/27/02

Here is the northern split as seen from US 11 southbound/King Street. PA 147 southbound continues ahead across the bridge over part of the North Branch Susquehanna River to Packers Island. To the right, US 11 heads south with PA 147 signed in the opposite direction on Water Street.

 


Timothy Reichard 8/6/02

Another view of the northern split, this time along PA 147 northbound/King Street.

 


Timothy Reichard 8/6/02

Reassurance shields southbound on Water Street.

 


Timothy Reichard 8/6/02

Three blocks ahead, US 11 and PA 147 split again.

 


Timothy Reichard 8/6/02

A few miles to the north, PA 147 becomes a super-two expressway before ending at I-80 & I-180 near Milton. The expressway is being upgraded to a four-lane freeway in 2002-2004. US 11 southbound passes under a railroad overpass and crosses the West Branch Susquehanna River, which merges with the North Branch Susquehanna River just south of Northumberland.

 


Timothy Reichard 8/6/02

The intersection of Water Street and Duke Street. US 11 continues ahead while PA 147 turns right.

 


Timothy Reichard 8/6/02

The view along PA 147 southbound at the southern split. Joseph Priestley, discoverer of oxygen, lived in Northumberland.

 


Timothy Reichard 8/6/02

Traffic signals and signs at the southern split. Here PA 147 turns left onto Water Street to join US 11. Each town on the gree mileage sign at the left has a duplex: PA 61/PA 147 in Sunbury, US 11/PA 487 in Bloomsburg, and US 11/US 15 in Selinsgrove.

 


Timothy Reichard 8/6/02

The view along US 11 northbound.

 


Timothy Reichard 8/6/02

Reassurance shields and a little white sign at the southern split.

 

US 11(N-S)/Future PA 405(S-N) Duplex

FUTURE
11
405

As part of the Shamokin Dam Bypass project, PA 147 through Northumberland is planned to be renumbered as a southern extension of PA 405 once the new highway is completed (2008?).

 

Local Names

North
11

Water Street

South
147

King Street
Bridge Avenue

Duplex
11
147

Water Street

South
11

Water Street

North
147

Duke Street

 

Terraserver Imagery

 

Adjacent Multiplexes

11
42

North to Fernville

11
15

South to Shamokin Dam

61
147

West to Hickory

 

 

 

 

 
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