Connecticut Route 127

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Route 127 marker

Route 127
Route information
Maintained by ConnDOT
Length: 6.80 mi[1] (10.94 km)
Existed: 1932 – present
Major junctions
South end: Route 130 in Bridgeport
  I‑95 / Conn. Turnpike in Bridgeport
Route 8 in Trumbull
Route 15 / Merritt Parkway in Trumbull
Route 25 in Trumbull
North end: Route 111 in Trumbull
Highway system
Route 126 Route 128

Route 127 is a state highway in southwestern Connecticut, running entirely from Bridgeport to Trumbull. It serves as a minor arterial, connecting all four major limited access highways in the Bridgeport area.

Route description[edit]

Route 127 begins at an intersection with Route 130 in southeastern Bridgeport and almost immediately intersects I-95. It then heads north, roughly parallel to the Pequonnock River and Route 8, into Trumbull. It intersects Route 8 just north of the Bridgeport-Trumbull town line and continues north, then turns northwest to intersect Route 15 and Route 25 in rapid succession. It then continues northwest to end at an intersection with Route 111 in Trumbull.[1]

History[edit]

White Plains Road was laid out to Pulpit Rock, in present-day Trumbull, in 1705.[2] Route 127 was commissioned in 1932 and originally ran from US 1 to its current northern terminus. At an undetermined time before 1978, the southern terminus was truncated to the Huntington Turnpike (SR 730). It was extended south to US 1 in 1992, then further south to Route 130 in 1995.[3]

Junction list[edit]

The entire route is in Fairfield County.

Location Mile[1] km Destinations Notes
Bridgeport 0.00 0.00 Route 130 – Fairfield, Stratford
0.15 0.24 I‑95 / Conn. Turnpike – New Haven, Stamford
1.40 2.25 US 1 – Fairfield, Stratford
Trumbull 3.19 5.13 Route 8 – Bridgeport, Shelton
4.19 6.74 Route 15 / Merritt Parkway – Westport, Milford
4.84 7.79 Route 25 – Trumbull, Newtown
6.80 10.94 Route 111 north – Monroe
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Connecticut State Highway Log
  2. ^ A History of the Old Town of Stratford and City of Bridgeport, Connecticut, Fairfield County Historical Society, Reverend Samuel Orcutt, 1886, Vol. 2 pg. 1007 [1]
  3. ^ Connecticut Routes, Route 127

External links[edit]

Route map: Google / Bing