Road Information

Interstate 83 in Pennsylvania Total Mileage in State: 51 miles
Northern End: At I-81, in Harrisburg
Southern End: At Maryland state line
Mileage covered in Photos: 51 miles
Counties covered in Photos: Dauphin, Cumberland, York
Major Junctions in Photos: I-283, in Harrisburg
PA 581, in Lemoyne
I-76 (PA Turnpike), near Camp Hill
US 30, in York
Control Cities in Photos: Harrisburg, Lemoyne, York

Southbound

   

Merging onto Interstate 83 South from Interstate 81, we're greeted with this advance mileage sign for Exit 50 - 3/4 mile.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South at Exit 50: US 22 - Jonestown Rd  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South assurance shield located just south of Exit 50.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South at Exit 48: Union Deposit Rd  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Follow Interstate 283 South via Exit 46A to the Airport and Lancaster.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South approaching Exit 47 - 1/2 mile.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Dual Interstate 83 South / US 322 East shields.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Take Exit 47 to Eisenhower Boulevard.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South at Exit 47: US 322 East - Hershey / Derry St / Paxton St  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South approaching Exit 46A - 1/2 mile on the left.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South at Exit 46A: Interstate 283 South / To Interstate 76 (PA Turnpike) - Airport. I-83 South goes down to one lane and exits off to the right, where lanes from US 322 West and I-283 North will combine with it to form 3 lanes.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South at Exit 45: Paxton St / Bass Pro Dr  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Speed limit sign at mile marker 44. The speed limit on Interstate 83 South starts out at 55 mph and remains that way until near mile marker 37.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Take Exits 44B, 44A, and 43 to Harrisburg.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Take Exit 44A to PennDOT Driver / Vehicle Customer Services.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South at Exit 44B: 17th St  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Take Exit 43 to Amtrak and Bus Terminal.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South at Exit 44A: PA 230 - 13th St  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South at Exit 43: Capitol / 2nd St  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South approaching Exit 41A - 1 mile on the left.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South at Exit 41B: Lemoyne  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South at Exit 41A: PA 581 West - Camp Hill / Gettysburg  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South at Exit 40B: New Cumberland  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South at Exit 40A: Limekiln Road  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South approaching Exit 39B - 1/4 mile.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South at Exit 39B: Interstate 76 (PA Turnpike) - Philadelphia / Pittsburgh  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Take Exit 39A to New Cumberland DLA and Capital City Airport.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South at Exit 39A: PA 114 - Lewisberry Road  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

At mile marker 38.6, a truck climbing lane appears as Interstate 83 begins up a grade.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South at Exit 30: Reesers Summit  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

At mile marker 36.9, the speed limit finally increases to 65 mph until we get near York.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South at Exit 36: PA 262 - Fishing Creek  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Take Exit 35 to Gifford Pinchot State Park.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South at Exit 35: PA 177 - Lewisberry  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

All trucks and buses must enter the Weigh Station ahead when the lights on this sign are flashing, which they were at the time.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South at the Weigh Station located at mile marker 34.2.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Speed limit sign at mile marker 34.2, passing by the Weigh Station. Speed Limit - 65 mph.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South at Exit 33: PA 392 - Yocumtown  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South at Exit 32: PA 382 - Newberrytown  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South assurance shield south of Exit 32.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Mileage sign near mile marker 31.5. It's 3 miles to Strinestown and 12 miles to York.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South at mile marker 31.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South at Exit 28: PA 295 - Strinestown / Zions View  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Mileage sign just south of Exit 28. It's 3 miles to Emigsville and 6 miles to York.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South at Exit 24: PA 238 - Emigsville  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South assurance shield just south of Exit 24.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Sign listing the distances to the three upcoming York exits.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Take Exit 22 to US 30 West toward Gettysburg. Take Exit 21 for US 30 East to Lancaster.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Approaching York, the speed limit once again decreases to 55 mph. It stays that way for about the next 12 miles.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South at Exit 22: Interstate 83 BR / PA 181 / To US 30 West - N George St  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South at Exit 21: US 30 East - Arsenal Road  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Another sign listing the distances to the upcoming York exits.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South: Road view from mile marker 20.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South at Exit 19B: PA 462 West - Market St  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South at Exit 19A: PA 462 - Market Street  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South at Exit 18: PA 124 - Mt Rose Avenue  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South assurance shield just south of Exit 18.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Baltimore lies just 50 miles ahead on Interstate 83 South, at its southern terminus, as this mileage sign reads.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Take Exit 16B to Penn State York Campus.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South at Exit 16B: PA 74 North - Queen St  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South at Exit 16A: PA 74 South - Queen St  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Take Exit 15 to York College.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South at Exit 15: Interstate 83 BR - S George St  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South at Exit 14: PA 182 - Leader Heights  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South: Road view from mile marker 11.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South at Exit 10: To PA 214 - Loganville  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South assurance shield to the south of Exit 10.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Near mile marker 10, the standard speed limit of 65 mph finally resumes and remains that way to the Mason-Dixon Line.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Mileage sign near mile marker 10. It's 3 miles to Glen Rock and 44 miles to Baltimore.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South: Road view from mile marker 9.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South at Exit 8: PA 216 - Glen Rock  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Mileage sign near mile marker 7. It's 3 miles to Shrewsbury and 41 miles to Baltimore.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South at mile marker 5.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South at Exit 4: PA 851 - Shrewsbury  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South at mile marker 3.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Mileage sign near mile marker 2. It's 3 miles to the exit for Freeland Rd, which is the first exit on I-83 South in Maryland. It's 37 miles to Baltimore yet.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 83 South: Road view from mile marker 1.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Approaching the Mason-Dixon Line, we see this advance mileage sign for Exit 37, which is the first exit upon entering Maryland.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).