Road Information

Interstate 490 in New York Total Mileage in State: 37 miles
Eastern End: At I-90 (NYS Thruway), in Victor
Western End: At I-90 (NYS Thruway), in Le Roy
Mileage covered in Photos: 37 miles
Counties covered in Photos: Genesee, Monroe, Ontario
Major Junctions in Photos: I-390, in Gates
I-590, in Rochester 
Control Cities in Photos: Gates, Rochester, Brighton

Eastbound

   

Interstate 490 East shield after the toll plaza from the New York State Thruway.  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

The speed limit on Interstate 490 East starts out at 65 mph.  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

As this sign reads, Rochester lies 18 miles ahead on Interstate 490 East.  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East as it enters Monroe County.  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East at Exit 2: NY 33 / NY 33A - Bergen  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East assurance shield located just past Exit 2.  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Speed limit assurance sign. Speed Limit - 65 mph.  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Take Exit 3 to Mumford.  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East at Exit 3: NY 36 - Churchville  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

All commercial vehicles must enter the Inspection Station ahead when the lights on this sign are flashing.  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East at the Truck Inspection Station located near mile marker 7.  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Take Exit 4 to Roberts Wesleyan College and Spencerport.  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East entering the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor.  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East at Exit 4: NY 259 - North Chili / West Chili  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East: Road view from mile marker 12.  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East at Exit 5: NY 386 - Chili Center  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Approaching Exit 6, the speed limit decreases to 55 mph as we near the outskirts of Rochester.  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East at Exit 6: NY 204 East - Airport  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East at Exit 7A: NY 33 East - Gates Center  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East at Exit 7B: NY 531 / NY 33 West  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East at mile marker 17.  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East approaching Exits 9A-B - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Take Exit 9B to the Airport.  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East at Exit 9A: NY 390 North - Greece  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East at Exit 9B: Interstate 390 South - Airport  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East at Exit 10: Mt Read Blvd  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East at Exit 11: Ames St / Child St  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East at mile marker 21.  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East at Exit 12: Broad St / Stadiums. Also at this point, the speed limit decreases to 40 mph as we pass through downtown Rochester.  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East approaching Exit 13 (on the left).  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East at Exit 13: Downtown / Plymouth Ave  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Take Exit 15 to Strong Museum.  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Take Exit 15 or 18 to NY 31 - Monroe Ave.  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East approaching the Frederick Douglass / Susan B. Anthony Memorial Bridge.  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East at Exit 15: NY 15 - South Ave  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Approaching Exit 17, the speed limit increases to 55 mph once again.  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East at Exit 17: Goodman St  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East at Exit 18: NY 31 - Monroe Ave  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East at Exit 19: Culver Rd  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East approaching Exit 21 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East at Exit 20: Winton Rd  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East approaching Exit 21. Stay in the two rightmost lanes to exit.  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East at Exit 21: NY 590 North / Interstate 590 South. This interchange was once known locally as "The Can of Worms".  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Take Exit 23 to Penfield.  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East at Exit 22: Penfield Rd  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East at Exit 23: NY 441 - Linden Ave / Penfield  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East at Exit 24: East Rochester  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Take Exit 25 to St John Fisher College and Nazareth College.  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East at Exit 25: NY 31F - Fairport  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East: Road view from mile marker 30.  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Just past mile marker 30, the standard speed limit of 65 mph resumes.  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Mileage sign on Interstate 490 East. It's 8 miles to the interchange for Interstate 90 (NYS Thruway and eastern terminus of I-490) and 11 miles to Victor.  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East approaching Exit 26 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East at Exit 26: NY 31 - Pittsford / Palmyra  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East approaching Exit 27 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East at Exit 27: NY 96 - Bushnell's Basin  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East at Exit 28: NY 96  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Approaching another Truck Inspection Station, the same rule of thumb applies; all commercial vehicles must enter when the lights on this sign are flashing.  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East as it enters Ontario County.  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East at the Truck Inspection Station located near mile marker 35.  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East approaching the toll plaza for the junction of Interstate 90 (NYS Thruway) - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Exit 29 ahead is the final exit before the toll plaza.  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East at Exit 29: NY 96 - Victor  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

Interstate 490 East approaching the toll plaza and the eastern terminus of I-490.  (Photo taken 7/4/15).

A closer view of the toll plaza, as Interstate 490 East comes to an end.  (Photo taken 7/4/15).