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Pennsylvania Route 492 (designated by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation as SR 492) is an 8.19-mile-long (13.18 km) state highway located in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania. The western terminus is at U.S. Route 11 in New Milford. The eastern terminus is at Route 92 in Jackson Township.

PA Route 492 marker

PA Route 492
Route information
Maintained by PennDOT
Length8.189 mi[1] (13.179 km)
Existed1928–present
Major junctions
West end US 11 in New Milford
  I-81 in New Milford
PA 547 in Jackson Township
East end PA 92 in Jackson Township
Location
CountiesSusquehanna
Highway system
PA 491I‑495

Route descriptionEdit

 
Route 492 heading eastward through the rural portions of Jackson Township

Route 492 begins at an intersection with U.S. Route 11 (Main Street) in downtown New Milford. Route 492 heads eastward as Jackson Street, passing several residences and a local ball field before turning southeastward off of Jackson Street into Exit 223 of Interstate 81. After the interchange, Route 492 turns southeastward again, paralleling the interstate through fields and residences before intersecting with Quadrant Route 1012 (East Lake Road) in New Milford. Route 492 turns eastward through forestry before turning northeastward just before Township Road 688.[2]

After the intersection with Township Road 627, Route 492 makes a gradual curve and enters the hamlet of Lakeside. In Lakeside, the highway passes several residences and to the south of Page Lake. After leaving Lakeside, Route 492 heads eastward through fields before intersecting with the northern terminus of Route 547 and the southern terminus of Quadrant Route 1019. Route 492 continues on its southeastern progression until turning off at Swistro Road, where it turns to the northeast. Route 492 continues through the hamlet of Jackson, where the designation terminates at an intersection with Route 92.[2]

Major intersectionsEdit

The entire route is in Susquehanna County.

Locationmi[1]kmDestinationsNotes
New Milford0.0000.000  US 11 (Main Street) – Montrose, Kingsley, Hallstead
0.583–
0.605
0.938–
0.974
  I-81 – Scranton, BinghamtonExit 223 (I-81)
Jackson Township5.4468.764  PA 547 south / SR 1019 – GibsonNorthern terminus of Route 547
8.18913.179  PA 92 – Susquehanna, NicholsonHamlet of Jackson
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Bureau of Maintenance and Operations (January 2015). Roadway Management System Straight Line Diagrams (Report) (2015 ed.). Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Archived from the original on February 17, 2011. Retrieved June 30, 2015. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ a b Microsoft; Nokia (July 1, 2011). "Overview map of Pennsylvania State Route 492" (Map). Bing Maps. Microsoft. Retrieved July 1, 2011.

External linksEdit

Route map:

KML is from Wikidata
  • Kitsko, Jeffrey J. (2011). "PA 492". Pennsylvania Highways. Retrieved July 1, 2011.
  • Prince, Adam J. (2002). "PA 492". State-Ends.com. Retrieved July 1, 2011.