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Encyclopedia > U.S. Highway 22
Signs for U-turn ramps on US 22 in Union County, New Jersey
Signs for U-turn ramps on US 22 in Union County, New Jersey

United States Highway 22, an east-west route, is one of the original United States highways of 1926. It originally ran from Cambridge, Ohio in the west to Elizabeth, New Jersey in the east; today, it runs from Cincinnati, Ohio to Newark, New Jersey near the Newark Liberty International Airport. Route marker sign: U.S. Highway 22 File links The following pages link to this file: U.S. Highway 22 Categories: Public domain images ... Download high resolution version (461x666, 61 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Download high resolution version (461x666, 61 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Signs for U-turn ramps on US 22 in Union County, New Jersey A U-turn in driving refers to performing a 180 degree rotation in order to reverse your direction. ... Union County is a county located in the state of New Jersey. ... Current U.S. Highway shield The United States Highway System is an integrated system of roads in the United States numbered within a nationwide grid. ... Cambridge is a city located in Guernsey County, Ohio, which is in the Appalachian Plateau of the Appalachian Mountains. ... Elizabeth, as seen from Bayonne, New Jersey across Newark Bay. ... Cincinnati, Ohio viewed from the SW, across the Ohio River from Kentucky. ... Newark, nicknamed The Brick City, is the largest city in New Jersey and the county seat of urban Essex County. ... Newark Liberty International Airport (formerly Newark International Airport) (IATA: EWR, ICAO: KEWR) is an international airport within the city limits of both Newark and Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States. ...


Highway 22 is also referred to as William Penn Highway throughout most of Pennsylvania. In Southwestern Ohio, it runs with State Route 3 and is familiarly known as the 3C Highway, "22 and 3", and Montgomery Road. For the British admiral, see William Penn (admiral). ... State nickname: The Keystone State Other U.S. States Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Governor Ed Rendell (D) Official languages None Area 119,283 km² (33rd)  - Land 116,074 km²  - Water 3,208 km² (2. ... The 3C Highway is an Ohio highway that links Cincinnati, Chillicothe, and Columbus. ... Montgomery is a city located in Hamilton County, Ohio. ...


Route 22 runs through central New Jersey, where it has a high speed limit (55 mi/h, 89 km/h for most of its run), much traffic, many traffic lights, and stores lining its entire length. Indeed there are even stores located in the median between the two directions of the road. Therefore, it is necessary to accelerate to the speed traffic is travelling (usually over 65 mi/h, 105 km/h), within the space of a few white-knuckle seconds. Similarly, driving along Route 22 is a game of avoiding the drivers pulling out onto the highway. It is known as one of the hardest and most dangerous roadways to drive on throughout New Jersey.


In Pennsylvania, the highway is a four-lane limited access highway between Easton, Pennsylvania and Interstate 78 in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Originally, the highway was supposed to be Interstate 78, and the present-day configuration Interstate 278, but local opposition in New Jersey killed the construction of the missing segment, thus forcing officials to relocate Interstate 78 south of Allentown, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and Easton. Easton is a city located in Northampton County, Pennsylvania. ... Interstate 78 is an interstate highway in the eastern United States. ... Location in Pennsylvania Founded  -Incorporated 1762 {{{incorporated}}}  County Lehigh County Mayor Roy Afflerbach Area  - Total  - Water 46. ... Bethlehem is a city located in Lehigh and Northampton Counties in eastern Pennsylvania, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 71,329. ...


West of Allentown to just outside of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Highway 22 is part of Interstate 78, breaking off just before the junction of Interstate 78 with Interstate 81. Old sections of Highway 22 that parallel the I-78/U.S. 22 multiplex is known by locals as the "Hex Highway," as Berks County-based Pennsylvania Dutch families hang so-called "hex signs" on their barns along this stretch between Allentown and Strausstown, Pennsylvania. Dowtown Harrisburg and the Susquehanna River Pennsylvania State Capitol Building Harrisburg is the capital of Pennsylvania, a state of the United States of America. ... I-81 looking southbound near mile 245, Harrisonburg, Virginia. ... Berks County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... The Pennsylvania Dutch (more correctly Pennsylvania Deutsch or Pennsylvania German) are speakers of the Pennsylvania German language. ... Strausstown is a borough located in Berks County, Pennsylvania. ...

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Termini

As of 2004, the highway's eastern terminus is in Newark, New Jersey at an intersection with US 1 and US 9. Its western terminus is in Cincinnati, Ohio at an intersection with US 27, US 42, US 127, and US 52. 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Newark, nicknamed The Brick City, is the largest city in New Jersey and the county seat of urban Essex County. ... United States Highway 1 is a United States highway which parallels the east coast of the United States. ... United States Highway 9 is a north-south United States highway in the states of Delaware, New Jersey, and New York in the United States. ... Cincinnati, Ohio viewed from the SW, across the Ohio River from Kentucky. ... United States Highway 27 (US 27), is a north-south United States highway. ... United States Highway 42 is an east-west United States highway that runs northeast-southwest for 355 miles from Cleveland, Ohio to Louisville, Kentucky. ... United States Highway 127 is a north-south United States highway. ... United States Highway 52 is an unusual United States highway. ...


States traversed

The highway passes through the following states:

State nickname: The Garden State Other U.S. States Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Governor Richard Codey (D)Acting Official languages None defined Area 22,608 km² (47th)  - Land 19,231 km²  - Water 3,378 km² (14. ... State nickname: The Keystone State Other U.S. States Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Governor Ed Rendell (D) Official languages None Area 119,283 km² (33rd)  - Land 116,074 km²  - Water 3,208 km² (2. ... State nickname: Mountain State Other U.S. States Capital Charleston Largest city Charleston Governor Joe Manchin (D) Official languages English Area 62,809 km² (41st)  - Land 62,436 km²  - Water 376 km² (0. ... Robert C. Byrd Robert Carlyle Byrd (born November 20, 1917) is a West Virginia Democrat serving in the United States Senate. ... Weirton is a city located in the Northern Panhandle of West Virginia. ... State nickname: The Buckeye State Other U.S. States Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus Governor Bob Taft (R) Official languages None Area 116,096 km² (34th)  - Land 106,154 km²  - Water 10,044 km² (8. ...

Related US routes

U.S. Highway 222 is a spur of U.S. Highway 22. ... U.S. Highway 322 is a spur of U.S. Highway 22. ... U.S. Highway 522 is a spur of U.S. Highway 22. ... This list of United States Highways is grouped by the 1- or 2-digit parent highway, although in some cases, a 3 digit highway is totally unrelated to its apparent parent. ...

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  • Endpoints of US highways
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Primary U.S. Highways
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Lists
List of U.S. Highways - Bannered U.S. Highways

 
 

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