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Laurel Highland Welcome Centers

Pennsylvania's Welcome Centers have full-time, trained tourism professionals to pro­vide you with travel information and direction assistance. The Welcome Centers are full-service rest area facilities providing restrooms, vending machines, phones, and picnic spots. The Centers are open from 7am-7pm daily. 

The following centers are gateways to the Laurel Highlands:

Interstate 70 West Welcome Center
Warfordshurg, PA on 1-70 Westbound, 1/2 mile west of the PA/Maryland border.

Zelienople North Welcome Center
PA Turnpike Mile Marker 21 Eastbound,21 miles east of the PA/Ohio border.

Interstate 79 East Welcome Center
Kirby, PA on l-79 Northbound, 5 miles north of the PA/West Virginia border.

Interstate 70 East Welcome Center
Claysville, PA on 1-70 Eastbound, 5.8 miles east of the PA/West Virginia border.

PA Turnpike & Emergency Numbers

State Police and Turnpike Emergency Road Service in Pennsylvania, 24 hours a day: 800-932-0586. Pennsylvania Turnpike and Weather Conditions in Pennsylvania: 800-331-3414 or 717-939-9871 

Pennsylvania Cellular Phone Coverage for Emergency Assistance: 
Dial #11 

PA Speed Limits

Pennsylvania's speed limit is 65 mph, affecting more than 16,000 miles of four-lane, limited access highway. 50 mph is maintained through most urban areas. Please check signage along the roadways as there are restricted speeds in certain areas.