Connecticut Route 166
|Maintained by ConnDOT|
|Length:||1.62 mi (2.61 km)|
|Existed:||1935 – present|
|West end:||Route 153 in Westbrook|
|I‑95 / Conn. Tpk. in Old Saybrook|
|East end:||US 1 in Old Saybrook|
Route 166 begins at an intersection with Route 153 in eastern part of the town of Westbrook. It heads east, roughly paralleling I-95 on the north, into the town of Old Saybrook. Along the way, it passes by the Westbrook Block company just before crossing the town line. In Old Saybrook, it turns south, crossing I-95 along the Rosario Aloisio Memorial Bridge, with an interchange at Exit 66. It continues southeast over Amtrak railroadtracks to end at an intersection with US 1 in the western part of Old Saybrook. The entire route is known as Spencer Plains Road and is classified as a minor arterial road carrying average daily volumes of 5,600 vehicles per day.
Route 166 was established from town roads in 1935, and has had no major changes in alignment or designation since.
The entire route is in Middlesex County.
|Westbrook||0.00||0.00||Route 153 – Westbrook, Essex|
|Old Saybrook||1.28||2.06||I‑95 / Conn. Tpk. – New London, New Haven||Exit 66 (I-95)|
|1.62||2.61||US 1 – Old Saybrook, Grove Beach|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi