The Road to Nowhere

The Road to Nowhere. If you are a native of Berks County you have likely heard the phrase. It was used to refer to a stretch of road that literally went nowhere, until slowly over the course of a few decades was added onto to create Route 222, which then connected to other major roadways.

The Road to Nowhere
Left- original Right– Today (click to enlarge)

It was originally built in 1962 as a small drag strip piece of road, spanning maybe three quarters of a mile between the intersection of Van Reed Rd/Paper Mill Road and north over the Tulpehocken Creek to Blessing Lane.… Read Full Article