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Encyclopedia > Interstate 495 (Massachusetts)

Interstate 495 (abbreviated I-495) is the designation of an Interstate highway beltway in Massachusetts. It was the longest interstate highway of its kind – measuring in at 121.56 miles (194.49 kilometers) – until its title was taken by Interstate 476 in 1996. Image File history File links Interstate_495. ... Interstate Highways in the lower 48 states. ... A beltway (American English), ring road or orbital motorway (British English) is a circumferential highway found around or within many cities. ... Official language(s) English Capital Largest city Boston Boston Area  - Total   - Width   - Length    - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 44th 10,555 sq mi  27,360 km² 183 miles  295 km 113 miles  182 km 13. ... A mile is any of a number of units of distance, each in the magnitude of 1–10 km. ... A kilometer (Commonwealth spelling: kilometre), symbol: km is a unit of length in the metric system equal to 1,000 metres (from the Greek words χίλια (khilia) = thousand and μέτρο (metro) = count/measure). ... Interstate 476 is an interstate loop highway that travels between I-95 near Chester, Pennsylvania and I-81 near Scranton, Pennsylvania. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ...


I-495 has its northern terminus at Interstate 95 in Amesbury. The highway, forming an arc approximately 30 miles from Boston, intersects eight major radial expressways along its route: Interstate 93, U.S. Highway 3, Route 2, Interstate 290, Interstate 90 (The Massachusetts Turnpike), Route 24 and Interstate 95 (twice). It has its southern terminus in Wareham, where Interstate 195 and Route 25 meet. Map Interstate 95 (abbreviated I-95) is an Interstate Highway that runs 1,927 miles (3,101 kilometers) north-south along the east coast of the United States. ... For the town in Wiltshire, England, see Amesbury Seal of Amesbury, MA Amesbury is a city located in Essex County, Massachusetts. ... Boston is a town and small port c. ... An expressway is a divided highway, usually 4 lanes or wider in size, where direct access to adjacent properties has been eliminated. ... Interstate 93 is an interstate highway in the New England section of the United States. ... MAJOR JUNCTIONS JUNCTION POSTMILE QU-5 0. ... Massachusetts State Highway 2, always referred to simply as Route 2, is a major East-West state highway in Massachusetts. ... Massachusetts I-290 runs for 20 miles from Auburn, Massachusetts to Marlborough, Massachusetts. ... Interstate 90 (abbreviated I-90) is the longest interstate highway in the United States at over 3,000 miles (4,800 kilometers). ... View of the Turnpike from an overpass by Boston University, facing east (towards central Boston). ... Massachusetts State Highway 24 (Route 24) is a freeway (though not up to Interstate Highway standards) in Southeastern Massachusetts, linking Fall River with the Boston metropolitan area. ... Map Interstate 95 (abbreviated I-95) is an Interstate Highway that runs 1,927 miles (3,101 kilometers) north-south along the east coast of the United States. ... Wareham is a town located in Plymouth County, Massachusetts. ... Looking east at I-195 in Providence, Rhode Island around 1959. ... Massachusetts Route 25 is a freeway providing access to Cape Cod. ...


I-495 is often regarded as the outermost boundary of the Greater Boston region (see the quote below): its northern extremity is close to the New Hampshire border; its southern end is just north of Cape Cod; west of 495 is the Worcester area and Central Massachusetts. In a more restricted sense, The Yankee Division Highway (Route 128 and the first 6.5 miles of Interstate 93), which is parallel to I-495 but closer to the city, is sometimes regarded as the outer boundary of Boston's immediate suburbs. Greater Boston is the area of Massachusetts closely surrounding Boston, Massachusetts. ... Official language(s) English Capital Largest city Concord Manchester Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 46th 24,239 km² 110 km 305 km 3. ... Astronaut photo of Cape Cod and Cape Cod Bay Cape Cod (1033 km²) is an arm-shaped peninsula forming the Easternmost portion of the commonwealth of Massachusetts, in the Northeastern United States. ... Downtown Worcester, with City Hall at the right Nickname: The Heart of the Commonwealth, The City of the Seven Hills, Wormtown, Woo-town, Wortown (war-town), The City of Diners Official website: www. ... Route 128 is a ring highway with Boston at its center and surrounded by the concentric Interstate 495. ... Route 128 is a circumferential or ring highway in eastern Massachusetts with Boston at its center and surrounded by the concentric Interstate 495. ... Interstate 93 is an interstate highway in the New England section of the United States. ... Housing subdivision near Union, Kentucky, a suburb of Cincinnati, Ohio. ...


The stretch of 495 north and east of Route 2 until its terminus at Interstate 95 in Amesbury is also the main limited access highway connecting the communities of the urbanized region along the Merrimack River. The cities of Lowell, Lawrence, Haverhill, and their respective suburbs utilize this route for intraregional travel, separate from its purpose as a beltway for Boston. Massachusetts State Highway 2, always referred to simply as Route 2, is a major East-West state highway in Massachusetts. ... Map Interstate 95 (abbreviated I-95) is an Interstate Highway that runs 1,927 miles (3,101 kilometers) north-south along the east coast of the United States. ... The Merrimack River, formed by the confluence of the Pemigewasset River (left) and Winnipesaukee River (right) is shown on a map of the northeastern United States The Merrimack River (or Merrimac River, an earlier spelling that is sometimes still used) is a 110-mile-long (177-kilometer-long) river in... Settled: 1653 â€“ Incorporated: 1826 Zip Code(s): 01852 â€“ Area Code(s): 351 / 978 Official website: http://www. ... High Service Water Tower (1895), also called Tower Hill Water Tower, a notable eyecatcher or folly, named a Water Landmark in 1979 by the American Water Works Association. ... Seal of Haverhill, MA Haverhill is a city located in Essex County, Massachusetts. ...


Exit List


1 I-195 West // Major cities Bolded cities are officially-designated control cities for signs. ...


Wareham, New Bedford



2 MA-58


Carver, W. Wareham



3 MA-28


Rock Village, S. Middleboro



4 MA-105


Middleboro Center, Lakeville



5 MA-18


Lakeville, New Bedford



6 US-44


Middleboro, Plymouth



7 MA-24


Fall River, Boston



8 MA-138


Raynham, Taunton



9 Bay Street


Taunton, Easton



10 MA-123


Norton, Easton



11 South MA-140


Norton



12 North MA-140


Mansfield



13AB I-95 Interstate 95 or (I-95) is an interstate highway that runs 1907 miles (3070 kilometers) north and south along the eastern United States coast. ...


Providence, Boston



14AB US-1 United States Highway 1 is a United States highway which parallels the east coast of the United States. ...


N. Attleboro, Wrentham



15 MA-1A


Wrentham, Plainville



16 King Street


Franklin, Woonsocket RI



17 MA-140


Franklin, Bellingham



18 MA-126


Medway, Bellingham



19 MA-109


Milford, Medway



20 MA-16, MA-85


Milford, Holliston



21AB West Main Street


Upton, Hopkinton



22 I-90 Mass Pike Interstate 90 is the longest interstate highway in the United States. ... Massachusetts Turnpike logo. ...


Boston, Albany



23AB MA-9


Shrewsbury, Framingham



23C Simarano Drive


Marlboro, Southboro



24AB US-20


Northboro, Marlboro



25A MA-85


Hudson



25B I-290 Massachusetts I-290 runs for 20 miles from Auburn, Massachusetts to Marlborough, Massachusetts. ...


Worcester, Albany



26 MA-62


Berlin, Hudson



27 MA-117


Bolton, Stow



28 MA-111


Boxboro, Harvard



29AB MA-2


Leominster, Boston



30 MA-2A, MA-110


Littleton, Ayer



31 MA-119


Groton, Acton



32 Boston Road


Westford



33 (northbound only) MA-4, North Road


Chelmsford



34 MA-4, MA-110


Chelmsford



35AB US-3


Nashua, NH, Burlington



35C Lowell Connector



37 Woburn Street


S. Lowell, N. Billerica



38 MA-38


Lowell, Tewksbury



39 MA-133


Dracut, Andover



40AB I-93 Interstate 93 is an interstate highway in the New England section of the United States. ...


Concord, NH, Boston



41 MA-28


Lawrence, Andover



42AB MA-114


Lawrence, Middleton



43 Massachusetts Avenue


Andover



44 Merrimac Street, Sutton Street



45 Marston Street


Lawrence



46 MA-110 Merrimac Street


Pleasant Valley



47 MA-213


Methuen, Salem, NH



48 MA-125


Ward Hill, Bradford



49 MA-110, MA-113


River Street



50 MA-97


Haverhill; Salem, NH



51AB MA-125


Haverhill; Plaistow, NH



52 MA-110


Haverhill, Merrimac



53 Broad Street


Merrimac, Merrimacport



54 MA-150


Amesbury



55 (northbound only) East MA-110 to South I-95


Macy Street, Boston


Quotes

"I think a Bostonian would rather go north or south than east to west. There is a sense that anything west of Route 495 needs a passport and currency control." --John Mullin, director of the University of Massachusetts' Center for Economic Development in 1998 [1] The title page of European Union member state passports bears the name European Union, then the name of the issuing country, in the official languages of all EU countries. ... The University of Massachusetts (commonly called UMass) is the five-campus public university system of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. ...

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Auxiliary routes of Interstate 95
I-195 Florida - Maine - Maryland - Massachusetts/Rhode Island - New Jersey - Virginia
I-295 Delaware/New Jersey - District of Columbia/Maryland - Florida - Massachusetts/Rhode Island - Maine - New York - North Carolina - Virginia
I-395 Connecticut/Massachusetts - District of Columbia/Virginia - Florida - Maryland - Maine
I-495 Delaware - District of Columbia/Maryland/Virginia - Maine - Massachusetts - New York
I-595 Florida - Maryland
I-695 District of Columbia - Maryland - New York
I-795 Maryland
I-895 Maryland - New York
past/
future
I-495: New Jersey
I-595: Virginia
I-695: Massachusetts - New Jersey - Pennsylvania
I-795: Florida - Virginia
I-895: Delaware - Massachusetts/Rhode Island - New Jersey/Pennsylvania - Virginia

Image File history File links I-blank. ... The Dwight D. Eisenhower National System of Interstate and Defense Highways, commonly called the Interstate Highway System, is a network of highways in the United States. ... Image File history File links I-95. ... This is a list of three-digit Interstate Highway (3DI) designations in the United States. ... Map Interstate 95 (abbreviated I-95) is an Interstate Highway that runs 1,927 miles (3,101 kilometers) north-south along the east coast of the United States. ... Interstate 195 is a 4. ... Interstate 195 (abbreviated I-195) runs from the Maine Turnpike (I-95) in Saco to Maine State Route 5 where it enters Old Orchard Beach. ... Interstate 195 (abbreviated I-195) in Maryland is a spur of Interstate 95 just south of Baltimore that travels from Interstate 95 to Baltimore-Washington International Airport. ... // Major cities Bolded cities are officially-designated control cities for signs. ... Interstate 195 (abbreviated I-195) begins at Route 34 in Wall Township and ends at I-295 just south of Trenton, New Jersey. ... Interstate 195 (abbreviated I-195) is a connector route from a junction with Interstate 95 and Interstate 64 to a junction with the Powhite Parkway (Virginia State Highway 76) and the Downtown Expressway (Virginia State Highway 195) in Richmond, Virginia. ... Interstate 295 (abbreviated I-295) in New Jersey and Delaware is a bypass route from a junction with Interstate 95 south of Wilmington, Delaware to a junction with I-95 north of Trenton, New Jersey. ... The 8. ... The 35. ... External links I-295 on Kurumi. ... The approximately 52 mile (84km) long Interstate 295 in Maine is connector route from a junction with I-95 south of Portland to a junction with I-95 in Gardiner. ... Interstate 295 (abbreviated I-295) is a connector route within New York City. ... Interstate 295 (abbreviated I-295) when fully completed will be a 35 mile (56. ... Interstate 295 (abbreviated I-295) is an eastern bypass of Richmond and Petersburg as well as a northern bypass of Richmond. ... The 67 mile long north-south Interstate 395 begins at Interstate 95 near Waterford, Connecticut and ends at Interstate 90 in Auburn, Massachusetts, where it becomes Interstate 290. ... Interstate 395 in Virginia is a 13 mile (21 km) long spur route that begins at a junction with Interstate 95 in Springfield, Virginia and ends in downtown Washington, District of Columbia. ... The 1. ... The 2 mile long Interstate 395 is a spur of Interstate 95 that travels from Interstate 95 to downtown Baltimore. ... Interstate 395 (abbreviated I-395) travels east from I-95 and US 2 in Bangor, Maine to a junction with U.S. Highway 1A. I-395 measures approximately 5 miles in length. ... Interstate 495 (abbreviated I-495) in Delaware is a six-lane three-digit bypass of Interstate 95 around the city of Wilmington, Delaware. ... The Capital Beltway (in green) Interstate 495 (abbreviated I-495) is a freeway-class interstate highway which circles Washington, DC and its inner suburbs in Maryland and Virginia. ... Interstate 495 is now an unsigned designation for the short route connecting I-95 with I-295 north of Portland, Maine. ... Interstate 495 (abbreviated I-495) runs 66. ... Interstate 595 (Everglades Expressway), 12. ... Interstate 595 (abbreviated I-595) is an unsigned number for a section of US 50 (the John Hanson Highway) from the Capital Beltway (I-95/I-495) east of Washington, D.C. to MD 70 at Annapolis, Maryland. ... Interstate 695 is the unsigned designation for the Southeast Freeway in Washington, D.C., running east from I-395 past the north end of I-295 to end at Pennsylvania Avenue. ... Interstate 695 (abbreviated I-695) is a 51. ... Interstate 695 (abbreviated I-695) is a short connector route in the Bronx between I-95 and I-295 towards Queens and Long Island. ... Interstate 795 (abbreviated I-795) is a nine-mile freeway linking Baltimores northwestern suburbs of Pikesville, Owings Mills and Reisterstown, Maryland to the Baltimore Beltway (Interstate 695). ... Interstate 895 (abbreviated I-895) is a 17-mile (27 km) long expressway that serves as a bypass of Baltimore, Maryland. ... Interstate 895 (abbreviated I-895) is a connector between I-95 (the Cross-Bronx Expressway) and I-278 (the Bruckner Expressway) in the Bronx. ... Route 495 connects the New Jersey Turnpike (Interstate 95) at exits 16E and 17 to the Lincoln Tunnel, providing access to midtown Manhattan. ... Interstate 595 was a proposed upgrade to U.S. Route 1 in the Crystal City section of Arlington County, Virginia, between a northern terminus at Interstate 395 and Virginia State Highway 110 and a southern terminus at Reagan National Airport (Virginia State Highway 233). ... The Inner Belt was a project to construct a 6 lane, limited access highway through parts of Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, and Somerville. ... Interstate 695 was a proposed connection between I-287 and I-95 in central New Jersey. ... Interstate 695 was a proposed three-digit Interstate Highway that would connect Interstate 95 in Southwest Philadelphia, at the Philadelphia International Airport, with I-95 near the Delaware River waterfront near the Benjamin Franklin Bridge. ... Southbound on SR 9A at the future interchange with SR 9B in southeastern Jacksonville. ... Interstate 495 (abbreviated I-495) in Delaware is a six-lane three-digit bypass of Interstate 95 around the city of Wilmington, Delaware. ... // History Interstate 895 was officially added to the Interstate System in 1968 and officially deleted in 1982. ... Pocahontas Parkway (also known as Route 895) is a toll road near Richmond, Virginia. ...

References

External links

Massachusetts numbered routes
Preceded by:
I-395
I-495 Succeeded by:
US 1
(I-695; I-895)

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