Berkshire Road, Roosevelt Drive, Main Street, New Haven Avenue, Derby Turnpike, Derby Avenue, Ella T. Grasso Boulevard, Legion Avenue, North Frontage Road, South Frontage Road, Oak Street Connector
Westbound Views
CT 34 begins at the Connecticut Turnpike (I-95) and I-91 as a very short limited-access highway called the Oak Street Connector. Exit 1 is for Downtown New Haven. Exit 2 is for College Street and North Frontage Road. All traffic that does not use one of these two exits is forced onto exit 3, which dumps onto North Frontage Road.
Photos taken April 2009.
An overhead sign instructs motorists to continue straight ahead on North Frontage Road to stay on CT 34. Turn right at the traffic light for York Street.
Photos taken May 2009.
North Frontage Road runs west through New Haven. It was originally planned that the Oak Street Connector would continue through this area with North Frontage Road and South Frontage Road as its service roads. This never actually happened, leaving service roads with no highway. The parking garage on the left is called the Air Rights Parking Garage, because its owner has air rights over the highway that was never built.
Photos taken April 2008.
Skipping a substantial distance to the west, Main Street runs through Derby.
Photo taken February 2009.
CT 34 runs northwest along the Housatonic River. Here, it is called Roosevelt Drive. The river is on the left.
Photos taken February 2009.

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