Arthur Kill Road

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Arthur Kill Road
Length 8.70 mi (14.00 km)
Location Richmond
North end Richmond Road/Richmond Hill Road
South end Raritan Bay
Arthur Kill Road, looking south. Private houses are almost enfulfed by encroaching industries. In the background is the Arthur Kill and the New Jersey Shore.

Arthur Kill Road is a major northeast-southwest artery along the South-West Shore of the New York City borough of Staten Island. It is approximately 8.70 miles (14.00 km) long, and runs through the neighborhoods of Richmondtown, Great Kills, Greenridge, Eltingville, Annadale, Arden Heights, Huguenot, Woodrow, Rossville, Charleston, Richmond Valley, and Tottenville.

Arthur Kill Road is named for the waterway to its west, the Arthur Kill, which separates Staten Island from Union County, New Jersey and Middlesex County, New Jersey.

Landmarks include the Blazing Star Burial Ground, the Arthur Kill Correctional Facility,[1] the unused LNG tanks east of Chemical Lane,[2] as well as the Outerbridge Crossing which Arthur Kill Road passes underneath.

Arthur Kill Road is served by the S74/S84 local buses. The S54, S55, and S56 local buses use Arthur Kill Road for part of their route, as do the X7, X8, X15, X17, X19, X22, and X23 express buses.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Forgotten Cemeteries: The Dead Pool". Forgotten New York. Archived from the original on January 9, 2010. Retrieved February 7, 2015. 
  2. ^ Engels, Mary (December 23, 1997). "Gas Storage Tanks On Staten Island To Be Torn Down?". Daily News. Retrieved February 7, 2015. 

Coordinates: 40°33′21.16″N 74°12′8″W / 40.5558778°N 74.20222°W / 40.5558778; -74.20222