Massachusetts Route 105

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Route 105 marker

Route 105
Map of southeastern Massachusetts with Route 105 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by MassDOT
Length: 29.36 mi[1] (47.25 km)
Existed: 1930, 1971 (current alignment) – present
Major junctions
South end: US 6 in Marion
 
North end: Route 106 in Halifax
Location
Counties: Plymouth, Bristol
Highway system
  • Massachusetts State Highway Routes
Route 104 Route 106

Route description[edit]

Southbound entering Marion

Route 105 begins at U.S. Route 6 in Marion. The highway crosses over I-195 less than a mile into its journey. The highway winds in a westerly direction through Rochester. When the highway enters Long Plain village in Acushnet, the only town in Bristol County on the route, Route 105 turns in a northerly direction. The highway returns into Rochester and enters Lakeville between Little Quittacas and Great Quittacas Ponds. Route 18 joins Route 105 for a 2.7-mile (4.3 km) concurrency, running along the western shore of Assawompset Pond. Route 105 then shoots off in a northeasterly direction into Middleborough through the town’s center and, after its intersection with U.S. Route 44, turns in a northerly direction through East Middleborough, going past Oak Point along the way. The highway ends at Route 106 in Halifax west of the town's center.

History[edit]

When U.S. Route 44 bypassed Middleborough in the early 1960s, Route 105 took over the former Route 44 as far as Thompson Street, and eventually was extended north along Thompson Street to Halifax.

Major intersections[edit]

County Location Mile km Destinations Notes
Plymouth Marion 0.00 0.00 US 6 Southern terminus of Route 105
0.7 1.1 I‑195 Exit 20 along I-195
Bristol
No major junctions
Plymouth Lakeville 13.8 22.2 Route 18 south Southern terminus of Route 18/105 concurrency
16.5 26.6 Route 18 north Northern terminus of Route 18/105 concurrency
Middleborough 19.3 31.1 Route 79 south Northern terminus of Route 79
19.4 31.2 I‑495 Exit 4 along I-495
19.8 31.9 Route 28
22.5 36.2 US 44 Western terminus of freeway section of US 44
Halifax 29.36 47.25 Route 106 Northern terminus of Route 105
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

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