Suffolk County Roads 076-100

Town Line Road

LOCATION: Hauppauge to Nesconset
STATUS: Two-lane road (signed)
NOTES: For one block, CR 76 is multiplexed with NY 111. Signs for CR 76 were not erected until 1998. Prior to 1966, CR 76 was the designation for Veterans Memorial Highway (now NY 454) through the Town of Smithtown.

Fern Street, West Lake Drive

LOCATION: Montauk
STATUS: Two-lane road (signed)

NO LONGER ASSIGNED
(West Lake Drive)

LOCATION: Montauk (at Montauk dock loop)
NOTES: In the 1960's, CR 77A was assigned to the loop at the northern end of CR 77 (Montauk dock).

NO LONGER ASSIGNED
(Old West Lake Drive)

LOCATION: Montauk
NOTES: Old West Lake Drive, which was designated CR 77B in the 1960's, is now the unsigned CR 70.

Church Street, Kennedy Avenue

LOCATION: Bayport to Blue Point
STATUS: Two-lane road (unsigned)
NOTES: This route is maintained by the Town of Islip. Prior to 1966, Veterans Memorial Highway (now NY 454) was designated CR 78 through the Town of Islip. The designation continues onto Church Street.

Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Main Street

LOCATION: Bridgehampton to Sag Harbor
STATUS: Two-lane road (signed)
NOTES: In the 1960's, Main Street in Sag Harbor was designated CR 79A.

NO LONGER ASSIGNED
(Main Street)

LOCATION: Sag Harbor

Montauk Highway

LOCATION: Patchogue to Southampton
STATUS: Two-to-four lane road (signed)
NOTES: From 1967 to 1985, CR 80 was multiplexed with NY 27A-Montauk Highway from Patchogue east to Southampton. The NY 27A designation was dropped east of Oakdale in 1985. (Prior to 1967, CR 80 was assigned to Nesconset Highway, the Brookhaven town section of the current NY 347.)

Wharf Street

LOCATION: Sag Harbor
STATUS: Side street
NOTES: This is a dead-end route from NY 114 to the Sag Harbor pier.

Higbie Lane, Udall Road

LOCATION: West Islip
STATUS: Two-to-four lane road (signed)

North Ocean Avenue, Patchogue-Mount Sinai Road

LOCATION: Patchogue to Mount Sinai
STATUS: Four-lane undivided and divided highway (signed)
NOTES: North Ocean Avenue (CR 83) was realigned and widened to four lanes in the late 1960's between Sunrise Highway (NY 27) and Granny Road in Medford. The remainder of the highway, Patchogue-Mount Sinai Road, was completed to Mount Sinai in 1973. One section near the Bald Hill Vietnam Veterans Memorial has a grade-separated interchange at Bicycle Path in Farmingville. According to Jim Wade, this was done because of the hilly terrain in the area. At its northern terminus, the four-lane CR 83 was to be extended northeast from NY 25A along the Echo Avenue alignment to Sound Beach. A four-lane spur (CR 83A) was also planned north of NY 25A to Cedar Beach County Park in Mount Sinai.

UNBUILT

NOTES: According to Daniel Dey, CR 83A was to have been a four-lane spur beginning at the intersection of CR 83 and NY 25A in Mount Sinai. The CR 83A "Cedar Beach Spur" was to have continued northwest along an alignment parallel to Pipe Stave Hollow Road, ending at Cedar Beach Town Park. Much of the area that would have been used for CR 83A is now developed.

Cox Neck Road, Mill Road

LOCATION: Mattituck
STATUS: Two-lane road (unsigned)
NOTES: This route is maintained by the Town of Southold.

Montauk Highway

LOCATION: Oakdale to Patchogue
STATUS: Two-to-four lane road (signed)
NOTES: From 1967 to 1985, CR 85 was multiplexed with NY 27A-Montauk Highway from Oakdale east to Patchogue. The NY 27A designation was dropped east of Oakdale in 1985. (Prior to 1967, CR 85 was assigned to Smithtown Bypass, the Smithtown town section of the current NY 347.)

Broadway, Centerport Road

LOCATION: South Huntington to Centerport
STATUS: Two-lane road (signed)

Edgewood Avenue

LOCATION: Smithtown to Saint James
STATUS: Two-lane road (unsigned)
NOTES: This route is maintained by the Town of Smithtown.

Speonk-Riverhead Road

LOCATION: Speonk to Riverhead
STATUS: Two-lane road (unsigned)
NOTES: This route is maintained by the Town of Southampton. Until the late 1980's, the Hagstrom Suffolk County Atlas showed CR 88 as "Old Riverhead Road" in Hampton Bays.

Dune Road

LOCATION: Moriches Inlet to Shinnecock Inlet
STATUS: Two-lane road (signed only in Westhampton Beach, unsigned elsewhere).
NOTES: Most sections of CR 89 are maintained by the Town of Southampton. Over the years, nature has not been benevolent to Dune Road. This road is the victim of frequent washouts after major storms.

Union Avenue, Long Island Avenue

LOCATION: Lake Ronkonkoma to Yaphank
STATUS: Two-lane road (unsigned)
NOTES: Much of this route is maintained by the Town of Brookhaven. In 1970, Suffolk County planned a four-lane, divided CR 90 from the intersection of NY 110 and NY 24 in Farmingdale to NY 112 in Medford. Although fiscal concerns doomed the original CR 90 plan, a scaled-down plan, the four-lane Suffolk Avenue (CR 100) was reconstructed in 1980. This CR 90 designation appeared on Union Avenue and Long Island Avenue on maps from the early 1970's to the mid-1980's. Around this time, maps showed a proposed CR 90 along the LIRR main line from William Floyd Parkway (CR 46) east to Wading River Road (CR 25).

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NOTES: In the 1950's, CR 91 was to be built along an abandoned LIRR spur connecting Manorville and Eastport. Even though its function was made redundant by the construction of CR 111 nearby, the CR 91 "Manorville Branch Road" remained on county plans until 1988, when it was made part of a Pine Barrens natural preserve.

Oakwood Road

LOCATION: Huntington Station to Huntington
STATUS: Two-lane road (signed)

Lakeland Avenue, Ocean Avenue, Rosevale Avenue

LOCATION: Sayville to Lake Ronkonkoma
STATUS: Four-lane divided highway (signed)
NOTES: Prior to the 1970's, CR 93 went along Ocean Avenue all the way south to Oakdale. The present alignment (from NY 27 north to CR 16) dates back to the early 1970's, when a project to widen CR 93 to four lanes began. The project was not completed until 1988.

Nugent Drive

LOCATION: Calverton to Riverhead
STATUS: Four-lane divided highway
NOTES: Although this route is dually signed with the eastern section of NY 24, Nugent Drive is maintained by Suffolk County. In the 1970's and 1980's, there were plans to extend CR 94 north to Sound Avenue in Baiting Hollow.

Center Drive Connector

LOCATION: Riverhead
STATUS: Four-lane divided highway (signed)
NOTES: This connector route comprises of a short bridge across the Peconic River. Until 1973, the CR 94A designation extended south along Center Drive South (now CR 51) at the Suffolk County Center.

Colonial Spring Road, Little East Neck Road

LOCATION: West Babylon to Melville
STATUS: Two-lane road (unsigned)
NOTES: The CR 95 designation first appeared on this route, which is maintained by Babylon and Huntington towns, in 1975.

Great East Neck Road, Bergen Avenue

LOCATION: West Babylon
STATUS: Two-lane road (signed)
NOTES: This route dead-ends at Bergen Point County Golf Course.

Nicolls Road

LOCATION: Blue Point to Stony Brook
STATUS: Four-lane divided highway, partially-controlled access (signed)
NOTES: CR 97 was originally planned as a fully-controlled access expressway. The initial section between NY 25A and NY 347 was constructed in 1964 to serve the new SUNY-Stony Brook campus. Another section, between NY 347 and the Long Island Expressway (I-495), was completed in 1971. The final segment between the LIE and Montauk Highway was finished in 1975.

Frowein Road

LOCATION: Moriches to East Moriches
STATUS: Four-lane divided highway (signed)
NOTES: Built in the late 1950's, this road serves as a bypass for NY 27A-CR 80 (Montauk Highway) in the Moriches-to-East Moriches corridor.

Woodside Avenue

LOCATION: Holtsville to Yaphank
STATUS: Four-lane divided highway (signed)
NOTES: Before the 1970's, Woodside Avenue was a two-lane town road that began just west of North Ocean Avenue, and ended at Station Road Construction began on widening Woodside Avenue in the early 1970's. Woodside Avenue was extended west to Patchogue-Holbrook Road (CR 19), and two grade-separated interchanges (at Waverly Avenue-CR 61) and Buckley Road were constructed to serve the the IRS Holtsville Service Center. To the east, CR 99 was extended to Horse Block Road (CR 16). The entire CR 99 project was completed in 1975. According to Daniel Dey, there was a 1975 map showing proposed CR 99 extensions west to NY 454 (Veterans Memorial Highway) in Holbrook, and east to CR 21 (Yaphank Avenue) in Yaphank. At its western terminus in Holtsville, there is even a stub hinting toward a possible westward extension. (In the 1960's, the CR 99 designation applied to Great Neck Road, the current CR 47.)

Suffolk Avenue

LOCATION: Brentwood to Islandia
STATUS: Two-lane road from CR 13 to CR 17, four-lane divided highway from CR 17 to NY 454 (signed throughout entire length of road)
NOTES: In 1970, Suffolk County planned a four-lane, divided CR 90 from the intersection of NY 110 and NY 24 in Farmingdale to NY 112 in Medford. Although fiscal concerns doomed the original CR 90 plan, a scaled-down plan for Suffolk Avenue (CR 100) was reconstructed in 1980. Prior to reconstruction, Suffolk Avenue was a two-lane road maintained by the Town of Islip. (The CR 100 designation was originally assigned to Mill Road and Beach Lane -- part of the current CR 71 -- in the 1960's and early 1970's.)

SUFFOLK COUNTY ROADS:

Suffolk County route shields by Ralph Herman. Primary information provided by Hagstrom Suffolk County Atlas, as well as by the Suffolk County Planning Department.

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