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Encyclopedia > Interstate 391

Interstate 391 runs from the I-91/I-391 interchange in Chicopee, Massachusetts to the center of Holyoke, a distance of about 8 miles or so, and is a 3 lane highway that is sparingly used. It runs near the Connecticut River throughout it's journey in Chicopee, and crosses into Holyoke and abruptly ends. Chicopee is a city located on the Connecticut River in Hampden County, Massachusetts. ... Holyoke is a city located in Hampden County, Massachusetts, on the banks of the Connecticut River. ... The Connecticut River as seen from the French King Bridge in western Massachusetts The Connecticut River is the largest river in New England, flowing south from the Connecticut Lakes in northern New Hampshire, along the border between New Hampshire and Vermont, through Western Massachusetts and central Connecticut into Long Island...

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Three-digit Interstates from Interstate 91
I-291 Connecticut - Massachusetts
I-391 Massachusetts
I-691 Connecticut

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Interstate 391 Massachusetts @ Interstate-Guide.com (1161 words)
Interstate 91 northbound does a U-turn for Interstate 391 motorists and thus is given the control point of West Springfield for the Exit 13 interchange of U.S. 5 one mile to the west.
Interstate 91 crosses the Connecticut River Bridge on the approach to Exit 12 and Interstate 391 north.
Interstate 391 elevates onto a six-lane viaduct from the Exit 6 on-ramp (Commercial Street) to the Connecticut River crossing.
Interstate 391 (Massachusetts) (1132 words)
The proposed I-391 was to be built parallel to the Boston and Maine Railroad right-of-way from I-91 north to Rivers Park, and have a bridge across the Connecticut River.
Two separate alternatives, which called for I-391 to be built closer to the Connecticut River in Chicopee (westerly alignment / Alternative A) and slightly to the east in North Chicopee (easterly alignment / Alternative B), both were dropped early in the design stage because of the potential for heavy residential displacement.
From the Massachusetts Turnpike to McKinstry Avenue, I-391 was to be built primarily on embankment, except for areas where the alignment got close to nearby bluffs.
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