LOCATION: Riverhead to East Moriches STATUS: Four-lane divided highway (signed) NOTES: Before 1973, CR 51 was assigned to Lake Avenue (now CR 63), while Center Drive South (then under construction) was part of CR 94A.
LOCATION: Bay Shore NOTES: The CR 53 designation was given to the one-way Clinton Avenue until 1973. This road, which carries southbound traffic from Fifth Avenue (CR 13), later became CR 13A.
Hulse Landing Road
LOCATION: Calverton to Wading River STATUS: Two-lane road (signed) NOTES: In the 1930's and 1940's, Hulse Landing Road was designated NY 254.
Eastport Manor Road
LOCATION: Eastport to Manorville STATUS: Two-lane road (signed) NOTES: Before CR 111 was completed in 1975, CR 55 continued northwest into downtown Manorville as "Eastport Manor Road." The original signs (circa 1970) for EXIT 70 on the LIE read "Eastport Manor Road." According to the 1998 Hagstrom Suffolk County Atlas, the CR 55 designation was extended north along Halsey Manor Road in Manorville.
LOCATION: Brookhaven to Shirley STATUS: Two-lane road (unsigned) NOTES: The original CR 56 designation was given for the entire length of Horse Block Road from Centereach to Brookhaven. The Centereach-to-Farmingville section (which is maintained by the Town of Brookhaven) had its designation removed in 1973. At that time, the Farmingville-to-Brookhaven section had its designation changed to CR 16.
Bay Shore Road, Howells Road, Third Avenue
LOCATION: Deer Park to Bay Shore STATUS: Two-to-four lane road (signed) NOTES: In the 1960's, Third Avenue south of Howells Road was designated as CR 57A. There was a CR 57B spur for Third Avenue north of Howells Road.
NO LONGER ASSIGNED (Third Avenue)
LOCATION: Bay Shore NOTES: This 1960's-era designation applied to Third Avenue south of Howells Road (CR 57).
NO LONGER ASSIGNED (Third Avenue)
LOCATION: Bay Shore NOTES: This 1960's-era designation applied to Third Avenue north of Howells Road (CR 57).
Old Country Road
LOCATION: Riverhead STATUS: Two-to-four lane, undivided road (signed) NOTES: For better or worse, CR 58 serves as a bypass for downtown Riverhead. However, with the explosion of commercial development along this route, another bypass -- specifically, an extension of the Long Island Expressway (I-495) to Mattituck -- may be necessary.
Newtown Lane, Long Lane
LOCATION: Easthampton STATUS: Two-to-four lane road (unsigned) NOTES: Between the 1940's and the 1980's, maps showed a proposed extension of Long Lane (CR 59) to NY 114, just before Long Lane becomes Two Holes Water Road (which carries no designation) in Hardscrabble.
Long and Short Beach Highway, Short Beach Road
LOCATION: Noyack to North Haven STATUS: Two-lane road (signed)
LOCATION: Farmingville to North Patchogue STATUS: Two-lane road (unsigned) NOTES: The CR 61 designation on this route, most of which is maintained by Brookhaven and Islip towns, is the remaining two-lane, north-south segment of Waverly Avenue that is not part of CR 19. Until the early 1970's, this segment of Waverly Avenue was designated as CR 19A. (The original CR 61, Canal Road and Old North Highway near Shinnecock Canal, is now CR 39B.)
Newtown Road, Sunset Avenue
LOCATION: Canoe Place STATUS: Two-lane road (unsigned) NOTES: This route dead-ends on the west side of the Shinnecock Canal.
LOCATION: Riverhead STATUS: Two-lane road (signed) NOTES: Until 1973, Lake Avenue was part of CR 51.
Coram-Yaphank (Mill) Road, Bellport Road, Station Road
LOCATION: Coram to Bellport STATUS: Two-lane road (unsigned) NOTES: This route, on which the designation first appeared in 1998, is maintained by the Town of Brookhaven. (In the 1960's, the CR 64 designation went to Dunes Road near Meschutt Park, at the Shinnecock Canal.)
Middle Road, Atlantic Avenue, Weeks Street, River Avenue, Division Street
LOCATION: Sayville to Patchogue STATUS: Two-lane road (signed) NOTES: The first block of CR 65-Middle Road in Sayville is a one-lane, one-way streeet. This configuration was done to ease traffic congestion in the downtown Sayville (five corners) area.
Deer Park Road East
LOCATION: Dix Hills to Elwood STATUS: Two-to four lane road (signed) NOTES: This east wye off the Deer Park Avenue split in Dix Hills was designated CR 35B until 1972.
Half Hollow Road, (Vanderbilt) Motor Parkway
LOCATION: Melville to Ronkonkoma STATUS: Two-to-four lane, undivided road (signed) NOTES: Built between 1904 and 1907, the Long Island Motor Parkway was the first limited-access ("super 2") route in the world. The route once extended all the way west to Flushing, Queens. According to promotional literature, Motor Parkway was proposed east from Ronkonkoma to Riverhead, but was never completed. Although it is no longer a limited-access road (it hasn't been since 1938), CR 67-Motor Parkway serves as an important, east-west relief corridor in western Suffolk. Even today, there are still vestiges of the original Motor Parkway in parts of Nassau and Queens.
NO LONGER ASSIGNED (Half Hollow Road)
LOCATION: Melville to Dix Hills NOTES: In the 1960's, the CR 67A designation was given to Half Hollow Road, making it a spur of CR 67 at the (revised) western end of Vanderbilt Motor Parkway. This section of Half Hollow Road became CR 67 in 1973.
Main Street, Christian Avenue, Bailey Hollow Road, Ridgeway Avenue
LOCATION: Stony Brook to Setauket STATUS: Two-lane road (unsigned) NOTES: This route is maintained by the Town of Brookhaven.
LOCATION: Shelter Island STATUS: Two-lane road (unsigned)
Old West Lake Drive
LOCATION: Montauk STATUS: Two-lane road (unsigned) NOTES: This route is maintained by the Town of East Hampton. In the 1960's, this road was designated CR 77B.
Old Country Road, Mill Road, Beach Lane
LOCATION: Eastport to Westhampton Beach STATUS: Two-lane road (signed) NOTES: Before 1973, Mill Road and Beach Lane were designated CR 100. Also, part of CR 71-Mill Road was part of the original right-of-way for the unbuilt eastern portion of CR 111 (Port Jefferson-Westhampton Road).
NO LONGER ASSIGNED (Atlantic Avenue)
LOCATION: East Moriches NOTES: Until 1973, CR 72 was assigned to Atlantic Avenue in East Moriches. This cul-de-sac from Montauk Highway leads to the US Coast Guard Station at East Moriches.