Pennsylvania Route 711

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Pennsylvania Route 711

Route information
Maintained by PennDOT
Length55 mi[1] (89 km)
Laurel Highlands Scenic Byway
Major junctions
South end
Major intersections
North end PA 403 in East Wheatfield Township
CountryUnited States
CountiesFayette, Westmoreland, Indiana
Highway system
US 711 PA 712

Pennsylvania Route 711 (PA 711) is a 55-mile-long (89 km), north–south state highway located in Fayette, Westmoreland, and Indiana counties in Pennsylvania. The southern terminus is at U.S. Route 119 (US 119)/PA 201 in Connellsville. The northern terminus is at PA 403 in East Wheatfield Township.

Route description

PA 711 southbound in Connellsville

PA 711 goes by many names along its route. The names include Crawford Avenue, Snyder Street, Springfield Pike, Main Street, Ligonier Street, Stahlstown-Ligonier Road, Market Street, Market Street Extension, 13th Street, Second Street, Charles Road, and Indian Creek Valley Road.

Even though its signed north–south along its route, the route in Fayette County takes a more east–west direction, and most of the rest of the route in Westmoreland and Indiana counties goes more of a southwest-northeast direction.

Fayette County

The route begins at an intersection of US 119 and PA 201 in the western part of the city of Connellsville. The route goes east from the city to PA 381 in the village of Normalville, and begins a concurrency that spans for a 8 miles (13 km) before the route enters Westmoreland County.

Westmoreland County

The route continues its concurrency with PA 381 for another 2 miles (3.2 km) until it splits at Jones Mills. As soon as the concurrency ends, the route has another short concurrency with PA 31 from Jones Mills to the town of Donegal. Continuing on PA 31 provides access to the Pennsylvania Turnpike, where the Donegal Exit (Exit 91) lies very close to PA 711 (Signage on the Turnpike shows this as a route to PA 711). After PA 711 itself passes over the Pennsylvania Turnpike, the route passes through Donegal, and heads northeast to the village of Stahlstown, where it has an intersection with PA 130. The route continues northeast to the borough of Ligonier, where it intersects with US 30. After passing through town, the route continues northeast to PA 271 in the village of Oak Grove. The route heads north to the village of West Fairfield, where the route starts to parallel the Conemaugh River, and pass through the boroughs of New Florence and Seward. In the borough of Seward, the route has a concurrency with PA 56, where it continues to Indiana County.

Indiana County

The route continues with PA 56 for a short distance to the village of Robindale Heights, where PA 56 splits from the route, and PA 711 heads east. It continues east to the village of Cramer, where the route terminates at PA 403.


PA 711 has a long history of changes and news along its route. The route was first signed in 1928,[2] but construction along the route did not get completed until the early 1930s. In the 1950s, the routes southern terminus was moved from Pleasant Grove to PA 71 at the intersection at I-70 in the town of Belle Vernon.[3] In the 1960s, the southern terminus was moved yet again to its current location.

Major intersections


US 119 / PA 711 Truck north (8th Street/9th Street)

PA 201 north (Vanderbilt Road)
Southern termini of PA 711 and PA 201

PA 711 Truck south (East Crawford Avenue)
Springfield Township9.014.5
PA 381 south (Whites Bridge Road) – Mill Run, Ohiopyle
Southern terminus of PA 381 concurrency
WestmorelandDonegal Township18.629.9

PA 31 east / PA 381 north
Northern terminus of PA 381 concurrency, southern terminus of PA 31 concurrency

PA 31 west to I-70 / I-76 / Penna Turnpike – Mount Pleasant
Northern terminus of PA 31 concurrency
Donegal Township24.940.1 PA 130 (Main Street) – Lycippus, Kregar
Ligonier33.253.4 US 30 (Lincoln Highway) – Greensburg, Laughlintown, Jennerstown
Ligonier Township36.057.9
PA 271 north (Menoher Highway) – Johnstown
Southern terminus of PA 271
PA 56 east – Johnstown
Southern terminus of PA 56 concurrency
IndianaEast Wheatfield Township52.584.5
PA 56 west
Northern terminus of PA 56 concurrency
54.587.7 PA 403 (Cramer Pike)Northern terminus of PA 711
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

PA 711 Truck

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Pennsylvania Route 711 Truck

Length3 mi[1] (4.8 km)

Pennsylvania Route 711 Truck (PA 711 Truck) is a 3-mile-long (4.8 km) truck route located in Fayette County. The route begins at US 119, PA 201, and PA 711 west of Connellsville and follows US 119 around the northwestern edge of the city on Memorial Boulevard to Crawford Avenue Extension. Here, PA 711 Truck turns southward and follows the extension and Crawford Avenue back to PA 711 in the eastern portion of Connellsville.


  1. ^ a b Pennsylvania Highways - Pennsylvania Route 711
  2. ^ Tourist Map of Pennsylvania (PDF) (Map). Pennsylvania Department of Highways. 1930. Retrieved June 24, 2010.
  3. ^ General Highway Map Westmoreland County Pennsylvania (PDF) (Map). Pennsylvania Department of Highways. 1960. p. Sheet 2. Retrieved April 17, 2024.
  4. ^ Google (2008-10-13). "PA 711 Overview" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2008-10-13.

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