At times, roads in the area around Penn State Wilkes-Barre can be closed due to inclement weather or construction. Listed below are some alternate routes that visitors can take:
Alternate Route #1 (Red)
Go north on Route 309 to Route 415. Follow Route 415 North to the intersection with Route 118. Turn left onto Route 118 and go approximately 2 miles to Lehman Center. Bear left at Cooks Store onto Mountain View Drive. At the stop sign at Mountain View Drive and Old Route 115, turn left and proceed ½ mile. The campus will be on your right.
Alternate Route #2 (Pink)
Go north on Route 309 to the light at Harris Hill Road. Turn left onto South Pioneer Avenue and then take a quick left onto Sutton Road. Follow Sutton Road all the way to the end. At the stop sign, bear right around the Huntsville Dam and follow the signs to the campus.
Alternate Route #3 (Yellow)
Go north on Route 309 to the light at Harris Hill Road. Turn left onto South Pioneer Avenue. After the third stop sign go ½ mile to the intersection of West Overook Road. Turn left and follow the road all the way out to the stop sign. At the stop sign turn left onto Huntsville Road. Follow Huntsville Road until you get to the Huntsville Dam and follow the signs to campus.
Alternate Route #4 (Purple)
From the Kingston/Edwardsville area:
From Route 11/Wyoming Avenue, turn west onto Main Street in Edwardsville (at Cole Muffler). Continue straight on this road through Edwardsville and Larksville to the 3rd stop sign at Larksville Corners Intersection (there is a white church on the right). Bear right and follow the road over Larksville Mountain until you reach the intersection of Chase and Huntsville roads. Continue straight to the next intersection at the Huntsville Dam. At that stop sign turn left onto Old Route 115 and follow signs to campus.
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