On Our Roadway

Mileposts

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  • Milepost markers, also just known as mileposts, can be a very useful tool for motorists. Located every 10th of a mile, a milepost indicates your exact location. At the beginning of a mile, a milepost will also include the direction and interstate number that you are traveling on.
  • If you need assistance, be aware of the milepost marker nearest to you to let responders know of your location.

Maps and References

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There are lots of helpful maps and references to assist you with your next trip on the PA Turnpike:

  • If you would prefer a printable map of the Pennsylvania Turnpike system, please click here.
  • Here's an informative listing of Pennsylvania Turnpike system interchanges.
  • Please click here for a listing of service plaza locations and available amenities.
  • Find more PA Turnpike maps and references here.

Understanding our exits and ramps

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  • With close to 70 interchanges on the PA Turnpike, customers have a number of options for how they can exit and enter the highway. Most interchanges do allow motorists to enter or exit traditionally by passing through a tollbooth and using a cash or E-ZPass lane.
  • However, there are four E-ZPass Only interchanges, and two E-ZPass only ramps on the PA Turnpike. These locations only accept E-ZPass transactions. That means you will need an active E-ZPass transponder as there are no toll booths or collectors available to take a cash payment. If you do not have an E-ZPass transponder and you take these ramps or interchanges you will be issued a violation. Learn more about the locations and how to use these interchanges here.
  • Will you be traveling with a GPS? Except for Waze, a GPS does not know the difference between regular and E-ZPass only lanes and exits. If you do not have an E-ZPass and are using a GPS always defer to signage to ensure you don’t use an E-ZPass only lane or exit. When following a GPS ALWAYS read and be aware of signage.

Signs along the roadway

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  • When entering or exiting the PA Turnpike through a toll plaza, you will notice two options, “No Cash” or “Cash Only.” No cash lanes are strictly for E-ZPass tagholders only. If you use a no cash lane without an E-ZPass you will be issued a violation. Whether you are paying with cash or a credit card, all non-E-ZPass customers should use a cash only lane.