Cross Bronx Expressway, Bruckner Expressway, New England Thruway

Southbound Views

The Connecticut Turnpike becomes the New England Thruway at the New York-Connecticut state line. Exit 21 is for the Cross Westchester Expressway (I-287) and Midland Avenue (CR 72).
Photos taken July 2018.
Exit 19 is for Playland Parkway.
Photos taken July 2018.
Exits 18B-A are for Mamaroneck Avenue (CR 8).
Photos taken July 2018.
Exit 16 is for North Avenue (CR 81) and Cedar Street.
Photos taken July 2018.
Exit 15 is for Boston Post Road (US 1).
Photos taken July 2018.
Exit 14 is for the Hutchinson Parkway south.
Photos taken July 2018.
Exit 13 is for Conner Street and Baychester Avenue.
Photos taken July 2018.
Exit 11 is for Bartow Avenue and Co-op City Boulevard.
Photos taken July 2018.
Exit 9 is for the Hutchinson Parkway north.
Photos taken July 2018.
Exit 8C is for Pelham Parkway west. Exit 8B is for Orchard Beach and City Island. Exit 8A is for Westchester Avenue.
Photos taken July 2018.
Exit 7B is for East Tremont Avenue. Exit 7A is for the Throgs Neck Expressway (I-695), a short connector leading to the Throgs Neck Bridge (I-295).
Photos taken July 2018.
Exit 6B is for the Bruckner Expressway (I-278) west. Exit 6A is for the Whitestone Bridge (I-678) south and Bruckner Boulevard.
Photos taken July 2018.
From this point on, I-95 is known as the Cross Bronx Expressway. This section runs east and west, although it is still signed as a north/south route for consistency with the rest of I-95. There are frequently very bad traffic jams here. Exit 5A is for Westchester Avenue and White Plains Road.
Photos taken October 2018.
Exit 4B is for Rosedale Avenue and the Bronx Parkway.
Photos taken October 2018.
Exit 3 is for Third Avenue and Webster Avenue (US 1). Northbound US 1 is routed along Webster Avenue starting here. Southbound US 1 is multiplexed with I-95 along the Cross Bronx Expressway straight ahead from here across the George Washington Bridge into New Jersey.
Photos taken October 2018.
Exit 2A is for Jerome Avenue.
Photos taken October 2018.
Exits 1D-C-B is for the Major Deegan Expressway (I-87) and Amsterdam Avenue.
Photos taken October 2018.
The Cross Bronx Expressway enters Manhattan via the Alexander Hamilton Bridge, a short bridge over the Harlem River. On the other side, the highway splits. Bear left for the upper level of the George Washington Bridge or bear right for the lower level. There is a single exit in Manhattan, exit 1A, which is for the Henry Hudson Parkway (NY 9A) and West 181 Street. This exit is accessed from the roadway leading to the lower level of the George Washington Bridge.
Photos taken October 2018.
The Cross Bronx Expressway ends here. Straight ahead, the George Washington Bridge crosses the Hudson River to New Jersey.
Photos taken October 2018.
South to New Jersey

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