Interstate 76 (east) facts for kids

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Interstate 76
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Route information
Length: 434.87 mi (699.86 km)
Existed: 1964 – present
Major junctions
West end: I-71 / US 224 near Westfield Center, OH
  I-77 in Akron, OH
I-80 / Ohio Tpk. near Youngstown, OH
I-79 near Pittsburgh, PA
I-70 in New Stanton, PA
US 219 in Somerset, PA
I-99 near Bedford, PA
I-81 near Carlisle, PA
I-83 near Harrisburg, PA
I-95 in Philadelphia, PA
East end: I-295 / Route 42 near Camden, NJ
Highway system

Main route of the Interstate Highway System
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← PA 75 PA PA 76 →
← Route 75 NJ Route 76 →
← Route 76 76C Route 77 →

Interstate 76 is an Interstate Highway in the United States. It goes from Westfield Center, Ohio east to Bellmawr, New Jersey. The route is 434.36 miles (699.03 km) long.

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. It passes near Pittsburgh and Harrisburg before leaving the Turnpike to enter Philadelphia. It is called the Schuylkill Expressway in Philadelphia. It 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.

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