Road Information

Total Mileage in State: 97 miles
Eastern End: At Massachusetts state line
Western End: At New York state line
Mileage covered in Photos: 97 miles
Counties covered in Photos: Tolland, Windham, Tolland, Hartford, New Haven, Fairfield
Major Junctions in Photos: I-384/I-291, near Manchester
I-91, in Hartford
I-691, near Cheshire
Control Cities in Photos: Tolland, Manchester, East Hartford, Hartford, West Hartford, Southington, Waterbury, Newtown, Danbury

Westbound

   

Interstate 84 West at Exit 74: CT 171 - Union / Holland, MA  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West shield located near mile marker 97.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Speed limit sign located near mile marker 96. The speed limit on most rural stretches of Interstate in Connecticut is 65 mph.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 95. It's 32 miles to Hartford and 60 miles to Waterbury.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Use Exit 73 for the Motor Speedway.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at the Weigh Station located near mile marker 94.5.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 73: CT 190 - Stafford Springs  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 72: CT 89 - Westford / Ashford  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West: Road view from mile marker 90.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 71: CT 320 - Ruby Rd  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 70: CT 32 - Willington / Willimantic  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at the Rest Area / Welcome Center located at mile marker 85.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Use either of the next 2 exits to Tolland.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 69: CT 74 / To US 44 - Putnam  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Use Exit 68 for the University of Connecticut.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 68: CT 195 - Tolland / Mansfield  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Use Exit 67 to Hale Homestead.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 67: CT 31 - Rockville / Coventry  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 66: Tunnel Rd / Vernon / Bolton  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 65: CT 30 - Vernon Center  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 64: CT 30 / CT 83 - Vernon Business District  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Use any of the next 3 exits for Manchester.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Use Exit 63 to Manchester Firefighters Memorial Garden.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 63: CT 30 / CT 83 - South Windsor / Manchester  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exits 62 & 60: US 44 - Buckland St / Middle Tpke West  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Use Exit 61 as an alternate route to Interstate 91.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 61: Interstate 291 West - Windsor  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Use Exit 59 for Manchester Community College.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 59: Interstate 384 East - Spencer St / Silver Lane  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Use any of the next 5 exits for East Hartford.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Use Exit 58 to Rentschler Field.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 58: Roberts St / Silver Lane / Burnside Ave  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 57: CT 15 South / To Interstate 91 South - Charter Oak Br / New York City  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Use Exit 56 to Downtown East Hartford  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Near mile marker 64, the speed limit drops to 50 mph as you prepare to pass through Hartford.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 56: Governor St / Downtown East Hartford  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 55: CT 2 East - Norwich  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 54: Downtown Hartford  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Use Exit 50 to Hartford Stage, Capital Community College, and RPI-Hartford.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Also use Exit 50 to the XL Center.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Take any of the next 6 exits for Hartford.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 51: Interstate 91 North - Springfield  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West: Road view from mile marker 63.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Use Exit 48 for Trinity College and University of Hartford.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 48: Asylum Street  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Use Exit 46 to UCONN Law School and CT Historical Society Museum and Library.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Also use Exit 46 for Hartford Seminary, Mark Twain House, and H.B. Stowe House.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 47: Sigourney Street  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 46: Sisson Avenue  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 45: Flatbush Avenue  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 44: Prospect/Oakwood Avenues  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Use Exit 43 to The Children's Museum.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Also use Exit 43 to St. Joseph College and UConn Hartford Campus.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 43: Park Road / West Hartford Center  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 42: Trout Brook Dr / Elmwood  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Use Exit 41 for American School for the Deaf.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 41: South Main Street  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Near mile marker 57, the speed limit finally increases to 55 mph.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 40: CT 71 - New Britain Ave / Corbins Corner  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Use Exit 39A for Central Connecticut State University and the Iwo Jima Memorial.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 39A: CT 9 South - Newington / New Britain  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Use Exit 39 to University of Connecticut Health Center.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 39: CT 4 - Farmington  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 38: US 6 West - Bristol  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Take any of the next 3 exits to New Britain.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 37: Fienemann Road  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 36: Slater Road  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 35: CT 72 East / To CT 9 - New Britain / Middletown  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Near mile marker 50, the speed limit once again drops to 50 mph.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Use Exit 33 for CT 372 to New Britain Ave and Plainville.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 33: CT 72 West - Bristol  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

A mile after the drop to 50 mph, the speed limit increases back to 55 mph near mile marker 49.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Use any of the next 5 exits to Southington.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Use Exit 32 to Downtown Southington.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 32: CT 10 - Queen Street  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Use Exit 31 for the Giamatti Little League Center and the Carousel Museum.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Also take Exit 31 to Lake Compounce and Lincoln College of New England.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 31: CT 229 - West St  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Use Exit 30 to Mt. Southington Ski Area.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Use Exit 30 to get to Plantsville as well.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 30: Marion Ave / W Main St  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 29: CT 10 - Milldale  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 27: Interstate 691 East - Meriden  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 26: CT 322 - Marion / Wolcott  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 26: CT 70 - Cheshire / Prospect  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Use any of the next 9 exits to Waterbury.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 25A: Austin Rd  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 25: E Main St / Scott Rd  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Use Exit 24 to Seven Angels Theatre  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 24: Harpers Ferry Rd  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 23: CT 69 - Hamilton Avenue  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Use Exit 22 to UConn Waterbury Campus.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 22: Union St / Downtown Waterbury  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Use Exit 21 to Mattatuck Museum.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Use Exit 20 to the Railroad Museum of New England.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 21: Meadow St / Bank St  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Near mile marker 32.6, the speed limit drops to 50 mph.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 19: CT 8 South - Naugatuck / Bridgeport  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 20: CT 8 North - Torrington  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 18: West Main St / Highland Ave  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Just past Exit 18, the speed limit returns to being 55 mph.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Use Exit 17 to Naugatuck and Woodbury.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Also use Exit 17 to the Amusement Park, Ski Area, and Post University.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 17: CT 64 / CT 63 - Middlebury / Watertown  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Near mile marker 30, we finally see another 65 mph speed limit zone.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Use Exit 16 to Oxford Airport and the Trucking Museum.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 16: CT 188 - Southford  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Use Exit 15 for Connectict Antiques Trail.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 15: US 6 East / CT 67 - Southbury  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Use Exit 14 for Southbury Training School.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 14: CT 172 - South Britain  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Use the next 3 exits to Newtown.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Use Exit 11 to get to CT 25 South towards Bridgeport.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 11: CT 34 - Derby / New Haven  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 10: US 6 West - Newtown / Sandy Hook  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Take Exit 9 to Hawleyville.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 9: CT 25 - Brookfield  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Use the next 8 exits to Danbury.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 8: Newtown Rd / Bethel  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

At mile marker 8.4, the speed limit drops to 55 mph as you near Danbury.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 7: US 7 North / US 202 East - Brookfield / New Milford  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Use Exit 6 to Squantz Pond State Park and Candlewood Lake.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Also use Exit 6 for the Railway Museum.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

The Federal Correctional Institute can also be accessed from Exit 6.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 6: CT 37 - New Fairfield  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Use Exit 5 Western Connecticut State University Midtown Campus and Putnam Memorial State Park.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 5: CT 39 / CT 53 - Downtown Danbury / Bethel  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Take Exit 3 for Danbury Airport and the Military Museum.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Use Exit 4 to Western Connecticut State University Westside Campus and Ives Concert Park.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Near mile marker 5, we enter yet another 50 mph speed limit zone.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Also use Exit 3 to Ridgefield and Park Ave.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 4: US 6 West / US 202 West - Lake Ave  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 3: US 7 South - Norwalk  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exits 2B-A: US 6 / US 202 - Mill Plain Rd / Old Ridgebury Rd  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Near mile marker 1.5, the speed limit increases to 55 mph once again.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West at Exit 1: Saw Mill Road  (Photo taken 6/12/12).

Interstate 84 West: Road view from mile marker 0 just before crossing into New York.  (Photo taken 6/12/12).