Interstate 79 is an Interstate Highway in the United States. It goes from Charleston, West Virginia north to Erie, Pennsylvania. The route is 343.24 miles (552.39 km) long. It is a primary thoroughfare through western Pennsylvania and West Virginia. It is also an important corridor to Buffalo, New York, and the Canadian border. From Sutton north, Interstate 79 generally parallels the path of U.S. Route 19. With the exception of the area between Washington and Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania, I-79 functionally replaces U.S. Route 19.
|Length||343.24 mi (552.39 km)|
|South end||I‑77 in Charleston, WV|
| I‑68 near Morgantown, WV|
I-70 near Washington, PA
I-76 / Penna Turnpike near Pittsburgh, PA
I-80 near Mercer, PA
I-90 near Erie, PA
|North end||PA 5 / PA 290 east in Erie, PA|
In West Virginia, Interstate 79 is called the Jennings Randolph Expressway. In the three most northern counties it is part of the "High Tech Corridor". Through most of Pennsylvania, it is called the Raymond P. Shafer Highway.
- "Route Log and Finder List - Interstate System - table 1". Federal Highway Administration. 2002-10-31. Retrieved 2007-07-09.
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