Pennsylvania Route 286

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Pennsylvania Route 286

Route information
Maintained by PennDOT
Length68.8 mi[1] (110.7 km)
Major junctions
West end US 22 in Monroeville
Major intersections PA 66 (via Mamont Drive) near Murrysville
US 422 near Indiana
US 119 in Indiana
East end US 219 near Burnside
CountryUnited States
CountiesAllegheny, Westmoreland, Indiana, Clearfield
Highway system
PA 285 PA 287

Pennsylvania Route 286 (PA 286) is a 69-mile-long (111 km), east–west state highway located in Allegheny, Westmoreland, Indiana, and Clearfield counties in Pennsylvania.

The western terminus is at U.S. Route 22 (US 22) in Monroeville. The eastern terminus is at US 219 near Burnside.

Route description

PA 286 eastbound past PA 240 in Commodore

PA 286 is designated by multiple names along its route, including the Golden Mile Highway, Saltsburg Road, Washington Street, Salt Street, Main Street, Oakland Avenue, Philadelphia Street, and Franklin Street. Alhough it is signed east–west, the route takes a more northeast-southwest direction, especially in Indiana and Clearfield counties.

Allegheny County

The route starts at an interchange at US 22 in a rural portion of the municipality of Monroeville and continues into Plum Borough. The route spends only a little over four miles in Allegheny County before crossing the Allegheny/Westmoreland county line.

Westmoreland County

The route continues north before turning east at the intersection of PA 380, where the two routes exchange the Golden Mile Highway and Saltsburg Road in the town of Murrysville. The route continues east in Westmoreland County, where it crosses over PA 66 in the village of Mamont (accessible by Pfeffer Road southbound or Mamont Road).

It then intersects PA 819 in Bell Township, and PA 380 in the village of Wakena, where it terminates. The route then has a short concurrency with PA 981 before crossing the Kiskiminetas River and entering the town of Saltsburg, Indiana County, after covering roughly 15.5 miles in Westmoreland County.

Indiana County

PA 286 in Indiana

The route starts going northeast after exiting the town of Saltsburg. Before entering the borough of Indiana, the route has an intersection with PA 217 outside of the village of Jacksonville, where it terminates. It also connects with an interchange with US 422/PA 56 and intersects with US 422 Business, both just outside Indiana.

The route enters the borough from the southwest, and has a short concurrency with PA 954 in downtown. After passing under US 119, the route continues northeast.

Following a short concurrency with PA 403 in Clymer, and an intersection with PA 240 in the village of Commodore, the route continues northeast, passing through Glen Campbell It then crosses the Clearfield county line after spending about 50 miles in Indiana County.

Clearfield County

The route continues northeast for a short distance before terminating at an intersection with US 219 in Burnside Township


Some of the route before its designation in 1961 included PA 13 from Saltsburg to Indiana, and PA 80 from PA 380 to US 219 and US 22 to PA 380.[2] Since its establishment, the route has stayed on the same roads.

Major intersections

AlleghenyMonroeville0.00.0 US 22 (William Penn Highway) – Pittsburgh, MurrysvilleInterchange; western terminus of PA 286
WestmorelandMurrysville4.97.9 PA 380 (Saltsburg Road/Fairview Drive) – Penn Hills, New KensingtonInterchange
Washington Township10.717.2
Mamont Drive to PA 66
Bell Township14.222.9 PA 819 – Salina, Slickville
PA 380 west
Eastern terminus of PA 380
PA 981 north (Harvat Road) – Avonmore, Salina
Western terminus of PA 981 concurrency
PA 981 south (Harvat Road)
Eastern terminus of PA 981 concurrency
IndianaBlacklick Township31.450.5
PA 217 south
Northern terminus of PA 217
White Township36.658.9
US 422 / PA 56 / PA 286 Truck (Ben Franklin Highway) – Kittanning, Shelocta, Ebensburg, Homer City
Western terminus of PA 286 Truck
US 422 Bus. (Indian Springs Road)
PA 954 north (North 9th Street)
Western terminus of PA 954 concurrency
PA 954 south (South 6th Street)
Eastern terminus of PA 954 concurrency

PA 286 Truck to US 119 – Punxsutawney, Blairsville
Interchange; eastern terminus of PA 286 Truck
PA 403 north (6th Street) – Dixonville, Marion Center
Western terminus of PA 403 concurrency
PA 403 south (2nd Street) – Kenwood, Heilwood
Eastern terminus of PA 403 concurrency
Green Township57.492.4
PA 240 east
Western terminus of PA 240
ClearfieldBurnside Township71.1114.4 US 219Eastern terminus of PA 286
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

PA 286 Truck

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Pennsylvania Route 286 Truck

LocationIndiana, Pennsylvania
PA 286 Truck exiting US 422 and PA 56 onto mainline PA 286 near Indiana.

Pennsylvania Route 286 Truck is a 7-mile-long (11 km) truck route in Indiana County, Pennsylvania.[3] The route starts at the interchange of PA 286 on US 422/PA 56.

After a short distance, the route heads north on US 119. The route eventually goes west, and eventually meets up again with PA 286 just east of Indiana.


  1. ^ Google (June 24, 2013). "Pennsylvania Route 286" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved June 24, 2013.
  2. ^ Official Map of Pennsylvania (PDF) (Map). Pennsylvania Department of Highways. 1960. Retrieved December 15, 2020.
  3. ^ Google (June 24, 2013). "Overview of PA 286 Truck" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved June 24, 2013.

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