Grist Mill Road, Main Avenue, Danbury Road, Ethan Allen Highway, Federal Road, Kent Road, South Main Street, North Main Street, Kent-Cornwall Road, Cornwall Bridge Road, Sharon Canaan Road, Lime Rock Road, South Canaan Road, High Street, Elm Street, Railroad Street, Ashley Falls Road
Northbound Views
US 7 begins at the Connecticut Turnpike (I-95) in Norwalk. The first section is a short expressway with no name. Exit 1 is for Belden Avenue (US 1).
Photos taken November 2018.
Exit 2 is for New Canaan Avenue (CT 123).
Photos taken November 2018.
Exit 3 is for the Merritt Parkway (CT 15) south.
Photos taken November 2018.
The speed limit drops to 40 MPH, and the expressway ends at a traffic light at Grist Mill Road. Turn right to stay on US 7.
Photos taken November 2018.
After two blocks, Grist Mill Road ends at a traffic light at Main Avenue. Turn left to stay on US 7. Turn right for SR 719.
Photos taken November 2018.
Main Avenue runs north as a four-lane undivided road. Heading out of town, it changes names to become Danbury Road.
Photos taken November 2018.
There is a traffic light at CT 33. Turn left to go north and to stay on US 7. Turn right onto Westport Road to go south.
Photos taken November 2018.
US 7 and CT 33 are now multiplexed along Danbury Road. There is a traffic light at CT 106. Turn left onto Wolf Pit Road to go south. Continue straight ahead to go north.
Photos taken November 2018.
CT 106 is multiplexed with US 7/CT 33 along Danbury Road for one block and then splits off at the first traffic light onto Sharp Hill Road.
Photos taken November 2018.
The US 7/CT 33 multiplex continues north along Danbury Road.
Photos taken November 2018.
The two routes split at a traffic light. Turn left onto Ridgefield Road for CT 33. Continue straight ahead on Danbury Road for US 7.
Photos taken November 2018.
Danbury Road continues north as a four-lane undivided road.
Photos taken November 2018.
Danbury Road narrows down to two lanes.
Photos taken November 2018.
School Street (CT 57/CT 107) begins on the right at a traffic light.
Photos taken November 2018.
Danbury Road continues north to Branchville.
Photos taken November 2018.
Welcome to Branchville in the Town of Ridgefield!
Photos taken November 2018.
Branchville Road (CT 102) begins on the left at a traffic light.
Photos taken November 2018.
US 7 continues north through Ridgefield.
Photos taken November 2018.
CT 35 begins on the left at a traffic light.
Photos taken November 2018.
US 7 widens to become a four-lane undivided road again. Here, it is known as Sugar Hollow Road.
Photos taken October 2019.
In Danbury, US 7 becomes an expressway again.
Photos taken October 2019.
Exit 7 is for Danbury Airport.
Photos taken October 2019.
Exit 8 is for Park Avenue.
Photos taken October 2019.
Exit 9 is for the Yankee Expressway (I-84) west.
Photos taken October 2019.
US 7 merges with the Yankee Expressway (I-84) heading east. There is advance signage for exit 4, which is for Lake Avenue (US 6/US 202).
Photos taken October 2019.
US 7 is multiplexed with the Yankee Expressway (I-84) east for a few exits.
US 7 splits off from the Yankee Expressway (I-84) to become a short expressway. US 202 is multiplexed with US 7 for one exit. At the first exit, exit 11, it splits off to run north one block along White Turkey Road and then turn onto Federal Road.
Photos taken August 2013.
Exit 12 is for Federal Road (US 202).
Photos taken August 2013.
There are some cliffs along this stretch.
Photos taken August 2013.
Nearing the end of the expressway, the speed limit drops to 45 MPH.
Photos taken August 2013.
The expressway ends here at a traffic light. Federal Road is to the right and straight ahead. Turn right to go west on US 202. Straight ahead, US 7 north and US 202 east are multiplexed along Federal Road.
Photos taken August 2013.
Federal Road runs north as a four-lane divided road.
Photo taken August 2013.
North to Litchfield County

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