Pennsylvania Route 104

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PA Route 104 marker

PA Route 104
Route information
Maintained by PennDOT
Length 22.920 mi[1] (36.886 km)
Major junctions
South end US 11 / US 15 near Liverpool
  PA 35 near Mt. Pleasant Mills
US 522 in Middleburg
North end PA 45 in Mifflinburg
Location
Counties Perry, Juniata, Snyder, Union
Highway system
PA 103PA 105

Pennsylvania Route 104 (PA 104) is a 22-mile-long (35 km) state highway located in Perry, Juniata, Snyder, and Union Counties in Pennsylvania. The southern terminus is at US 11/US 15 between McKees Half Falls and Liverpool. The northern terminus is at PA 45 in Mifflinburg.

Route description[edit]

PA 104 begins at an intersection with US 11/US 15 in Liverpool Township, Perry County, with a park and ride lot located southwest of the intersection. From here, the route heads north on a two-lane undivided road between woods to the west and farm fields to the east.[2][3] A short distance after beginning, the road crosses into Susquehanna Township in Juniata County and heads into agricultural areas with some homes, curving to the northwest.[2][4]

Upon crossing the Mahantango Creek, PA 104 enters Chapman Township in Snyder County and heads north through wooded areas with some farm fields and residences, running a short distance east of the North Branch Mahantango Creek. After passing through Meiserville, the road heads into Perry Township and continues through a mix of farmland and woodland with some homes, the route passes near Aline and Shadle before coming to an intersection with PA 35. After this, PA 104 passes through agricultural areas with some residences before heading into forested areas and crossing into Washington Township and passing to the east of Shade Mountain, as the road passes by the mountain ridge, it turns to the northwest and heads into Franklin Township. The route becomes South Wausau Road and passes near farms with some homes before heading into Middleburg.[2][5]

At this point, PA 104 turns north and passes homes and businesses, reaching an intersection with US 522. Here, PA 104 turns northwest to form a concurrency with US 522 on East Main Street, crossing Middle Creek, the road turns north and becomes South Main Street, passing more residential and business establishments. In the commercial center of town, US 522 splits to the west and PA 104 continues north on North Main Street, passing more development, the route crosses back into Franklin Township and becomes an unnamed road, turning northwest into farmland with some homes. The road heads north through wooded areas, crossing into Center Township and heading into a mix of farmland and woodland with occasional residences. PA 104 runs through open farmland before coming into the residential community of Penns Creek, turning northeast and becoming Centerville Street, after leaving Penns Creek, the road passes near more farms.[2][5]

At the crossing of the Penns Creek, PA 104 continues into Limestone Township in Union County and heads north, running through more farmland with some woods and homes. The route heads into areas of woods before continuing into open agricultural areas with a few residences. PA 104 heads into Mifflinburg and becomes South 10th Street, passing homes before ending at PA 45.[2][5]

Major intersections[edit]

CountyLocationmi[1]kmDestinationsNotes
PerryLiverpool Township0.000–
0.069
0.000–
0.111
US 11 / US 15 (Susquehanna Trail) – Selinsgrove, Williamsport, Harrisburg
Juniata
No major junctions
SnyderPerry Township8.45313.604 PA 35 – Freeburg, Mount Pleasant Mills
Middleburg13.72622.090 US 522 north (Main Street) – SelinsgroveSouth end of US 522 concurrency
14.02722.574 US 522 south (Market Street) – LewistownNorth end of US 522 concurrency
UnionMifflinburg22.92036.886 PA 45 (Chestnut Street) – Lewisburg, State College
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bureau of Maintenance and Operations (January 2015). "Roadway Management System Straight Line Diagrams" (2015 ed.). Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Archived from the original on February 17, 2011. Retrieved June 28, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c d e Google (June 20, 2011). "overview of Pennsylvania Route 104" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved June 20, 2011. 
  3. ^ Perry County, Pennsylvania Highway Map (PDF) (Map). PennDOT. 2011. Retrieved June 10, 2011. [permanent dead link]
  4. ^ Juniata County and Mifflin County, Pennsylvania Highway Map (PDF) (Map). PennDOT. 2011. Retrieved June 5, 2011. 
  5. ^ a b c Snyder County and Union County, Pennsylvania Highway Map (PDF) (Map). PennDOT. 2011. Retrieved June 5, 2011. 

External links[edit]

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