Connecticut State Route 169

Department of Transportation.

Traverse one of the last unspoiled areas in the northeastern United States. This byway winds through history, passing colonial homesteads, churches, stone walls, meeting houses, and private schools as it connects classic New England towns. Views include maple and pine stands and glacially deposited rocks and boulders that lie strewn throughout fields.


Getting to the Byway:

General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport (BOS), MA

Boston , MA
* Take the Mass Pike West to Interstate 395 South. * Take Exit 96 (CT Route 44) go west to CT-169 in the town of Pomfret.

Hartford, CT
* Get on CT-2 east. * Follow until the intersection with I-395. * Stay on I-395 north until you get to CT-169, Exit 83a. * Follow CT-169 north to the town of Lisbon where the byway begins.

Providence, RI
* Get on US-6 west out of Providence. * Stay on US-6 until you reach the town of Brooklyn. * You will join the byway in Brooklyn on CT-169.

Sturbridge, MA
* Take Route 131 (Main Street) east through the center of Southbridge to Route 169 south (North Woodstock Road). * Byway begins at the Massachusetts/Connecticut State Line.

Navigating the Byway:
The byway follows State Route 169. From Norwich: * Get onto Interstate 395 traveling north. * Take exit 83A (to SR-169) and continue north to Lisbon. * The byway begins in the community of Lisbon and continues on SR-169 past Canterbury, Brooklyn, Pomfret, and Woodstock to the the border of Massachusetts where the byway ends. Traveling South: * Traveling south on I-395, take Exit 2 in Massachusetts. * Travel southwest on SR-197 until you reach the junction with SR-169. This is just past the beginning of the byway. * Travel south on SR-169. The byway ends in Lisbon on SR-169.

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