Pennsylvania Route 240

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Pennsylvania Route 240

Route information
Maintained by PennDOT
Length8.504 mi[1] (13.686 km)
Major junctions
West end PA 286 in Commodore
East end US 219 near Cherry Tree
CountryUnited States
CountiesIndiana, Cambria
Highway system
PA 239 PA 241

Pennsylvania Route 240 (PA 240) is an 8.5-mile-long (13.7 km) state highway located in Indiana and Cambria counties in Pennsylvania. The western terminus is at PA 286 in Commodore. The eastern terminus is at U.S. Route 219 (US 219) near Cherry Tree.

Route description

PA 240 eastbound past PA 580 in Green Township

PA 240 begins at an intersection with PA 286 in Green Township, Indiana County, heading southeast on a two-lane undivided road. The route heads through wooded areas and crosses a R.J. Corman Railroad line, curving east into a mix of farmland and woodland with some homes. The road heads through open farmland and turns southeast, passing through the residential community of Cookport. PA 240 turns northeast into more rural areas of farms and woods with some residences, heading east again. Farther east, the route comes to an intersection with PA 580 in the community of Uniontown. Past this intersection, the road heads into wooded areas with some homes.[2][3] The route enters Susquehanna Township in Cambria County and becomes Peg Run Road, turning northeast and east through more forested areas of residences. PA 240 crosses the West Branch Susquehanna River and comes to its eastern terminus at an intersection with US 219.[2][4]

Major intersections

IndianaGreen Township0.0000.000 PA 286 – Clymer, MahaffeyWestern terminus
6.70710.794 PA 580 – Cherry Tree, Pine Flats
CambriaSusquehanna Township8.50413.686 US 219 (Shawna Road) – DuBois, Northern CambriaEastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ a b "Pennsylvania state roads". Pennsylvania Spatial Data Access. Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. 2013. Retrieved March 14, 2013.
  2. ^ a b Google (August 15, 2011). "overview of Pennsylvania Route 240" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved August 15, 2011.
  3. ^ Indiana County, Pennsylvania Highway Map (PDF) (Map). PennDOT. 2011. Retrieved May 29, 2011.
  4. ^ Cambria County, Pennsylvania Highway Map (PDF) (Map). PennDOT. 2011. Retrieved July 16, 2011.

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