Pennsylvania Route 257

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Pennsylvania Route 257

Route information
Maintained by PennDOT
Length5.12 mi[1] (8.24 km)
Major junctions
South end US 322 in Cranberry Township
North end US 62 in Oil City
CountryUnited States
Highway system
PA 256 PA 258

Pennsylvania Route 257 (PA 257) is a 5.12-mile-long (8.24 km) state highway located in Venango County in Pennsylvania. The southern terminus is at U.S. Route 322 (US 322) in Cranberry Township. The northern terminus is at US 62 in Oil City.

Route description

PA 257 northbound past US 322 in Cranberry Township

PA 257 begins at an intersection with US 322 in Cranberry Township, heading north on a three-lane undivided road with a center left-turn lane. The route passes through a mix of farmland and woodland with residential and commercial development, heading east of the Cranberry Mall past the US 322 intersection and running west of UPMC Northwest hospital. PA 257 continues past homes and businesses in the community of Seneca before heading into wooded areas with residences. The route passes to the east of Woodland Heights through forests as a three-lane road with one northbound lane and two southbound lanes. PA 257 curves northeast and comes to its northern terminus at US 62 on the border of Cranberry Township and the city of Oil City.[2][3]

Major intersections

The entire route is in Venango County.

Cranberry Township0.000.00 US 322 (Twenty-Eighth Division Highway) – Franklin, ClarionSouthern terminus
Oil City5.128.24 US 62 (East 2nd Street/Riverside Drive) – Franklin, TionestaNorthern 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. 2012. Retrieved December 25, 2012.
  2. ^ Google (May 23, 2011). "overview of Pennsylvania Route 257" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved May 23, 2011.
  3. ^ Venango County, Pennsylvania Highway Map (PDF) (Map). PennDOT. 2011. Retrieved May 23, 2011.

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