|Maintained by PennDOT|
|Length:||41 mi (66 km)|
|Existed:||1928 – present|
|South end:||US 30 in Gap|
| US 322 in East Earl Township
PA 23 in East Earl
PA 272 in Adamstown
|North end:||US 422 near Lebanon|
Pennsylvania Route 897 is a 41-mile (66 km) long north–south route in eastern Pennsylvania, United States. The southern terminus is at an intersection with U.S. Route 30 in Gap. The northern terminus is at U.S. Route 422 east of Lebanon. Like most Pennsylvania highways, PA 897 has no expressway characteristics along its path. PA 897 is located in Lancaster and Lebanon Counties.
Route description 
Lancaster County 
PA 897 begins at an intersection with US 30 in Gap. In Salisbury Township, PA 897 joins with Pennsylvania Route 340 for a half a mile. In East Earl Township, PA 897 joins with U.S. Route 322, then with Pennsylvania Route 23. In Brecknock Township, PA 897 passes over both Interstate 76/Pennsylvania Turnpike and U.S. Route 222 with no access to either one. In Adamstown, PA 897 meets Pennsylvania Route 272, named Lancaster Avenue.
Lebanon County 
In Schaefferstown, PA 897 overlaps with Pennsylvania Route 419 and Pennsylvania Route 501. Although both PA 501 and PA 897 are signed as heading north, PA 419 is signed as heading south, creating a wrong-way concurrency. In South Lebanon Township east of Lebanon, PA 897 terminates at an intersection with US 422.
Major intersections 
||Gap||US 30 (Lincoln Highway)|
|Salisbury Township||PA 340 east (Old Philadelphia Pike)||South end of PA 340 concurrency|
|PA 340 west (Old Philadelphia Pike)||North end of PA 340 concurrency|
|East Earl Township||US 322 east (28th Division Highway)||South end of US 322 concurrency|
|US 322 west (28th Division Highway)||North end of US 322 concurrency|
|PA 23 east (Main Street)||South end of PA 23 concurrency|
|PA 23 west (Main Street)||North end of PA 23 concurrency|
|Adamstown||PA 272 (North Reading Road, West Lancaster Avenue (Oregon Pike))||Provides access to US 222 (via 272 North) and the PA Turnpike (via 272 South).|
||Schaefferstown||PA 419 north (Market Street)||South end of PA 419 concurrency|
|PA 501 south (Carpenter Street)||South end of PA 501 concurrency|
|PA 501 north||North end of PA 501 concurrency|
|PA 419 south (Schaeffer Road)||North end of PA 419 concurrency|
|South Lebanon Township||US 422 (East Walnut Street, East Cumberland Street)|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi|
See also 
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