Connecticut Route 160

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Route 160 marker

Route 160
Map of Hartford County in northern Connecticut with Route 160 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by ConnDOT
Length: 7.36 mi[1] (11.84 km)
Existed: 1932 – present
Major junctions
West end: US 5 / Route 15 in Berlin
East end: Route 2 / Route 83 in Glastonbury
Location
Counties: Hartford
Highway system
  • Routes in Connecticut
Route 159 Route 161

Route 160 is a state highway in Connecticut running for 7.36 miles (11.84 km) from the Berlin Turnpike (US 5 and Route 15) in Berlin to Route 17 in the South Glastonbury section of Glastonbury. The road crosses the Connecticut River on the Rocky Hill - Glastonbury Ferry. It passes over I-91 in Rocky Hill with no interchange.

Route description[edit]

Route 160 begins at an intersection with US 5 and Route 15 in northeastern Berlin and heads east into Rocky Hill. In Rocky Hill, it continues east to a brief southbound overlap with Route 3. After leaving the overlap, it continues east, passing over I-91, and proceeding to the Connecticut River, which it crosses into Glastonbury via the Rocky Hill-Glastonbury Ferry. In Glastonbury, it continues east to end at an intersection with Route 17.[1][2]

Special designations[edit]

A 1.06-mile (1.71 km) section of Route 160 in Glastonbury, running from the Connecticut River to Roaring Brook, is designated a scenic road.[3]

History[edit]

The Rocky Hill-Glastonbury Ferry began service in 1655. In 1932, it was incorporated into the newly commissioned Route 160. Since then, Route 160 has had no major changes. In 1960, a request by the Town of Glastonbury to extend Route 160 east to the New London Turnpike, near Route 2, was declined by the state.[4]

Junction list[edit]

The entire route is in Hartford County.

Location mi[1] km Destinations Notes
Berlin 0.00 0.00 US 5 / Route 15 (Berlin Turnpike) – Hartford, New Haven
Rocky Hill 3.21 5.17 Route 3 north – Wethersfield Northern end of CT 3 overlap
3.40 5.47 Route 3 south – Cromwell Southern end of CT 3 overlap
5.49 8.84 Route 99 – Cromwell, Wethersfield
Glastonbury 6.97 11.22 Route 17 – Portland, Glastonbury
7.36 11.84 Route 2 / Route 83 north – East Hartford, Marlborough, Manchester
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Route map: Bing