Utopia Parkway

Direction:
North/South
Southern Terminus:
Grand Central Parkway in Queens
Northern Terminus:
Cross Island Parkway in Queens
Distance:
4.72 miles
Counties:
Queens

Utopia Parkway is a north/south route in the northeastern section of Queens. It begins at the Grand Central Parkway and runs north as a two- to four-lane road. Some portions are divided and others are not. Utopia Parkway has an interchange with the Cross Island Parkway near the Throgs Neck Bridge (I-295). It continues north of the parkway for a few blocks as a local one-way street.

Utopia Parkway has been cited as an example of an oxymoron by some people who consider a parkway to be the opposite of a utopia.

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