Massachusetts Route 122A

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Route 122A marker

Route 122A
Map of Worcester County in central Massachusetts with Route 122A highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by MassDOT
Length: 26.85 mi[1] (43.21 km)
Major junctions
South end: Route 122 in Grafton
 
North end: Route 122 in Rutland
Location
Counties: Worcester
Highway system
  • Massachusetts State Highway Routes
Route 122 Route 123

Route 122A is a southeast-northwest state highway in Massachusetts, in the United States. It is an alternate route of Massachusetts Route 122, with a mile-long concurrency with its parent route in downtown Worcester.

Route description[edit]

Route 122A begins in the Farnumsville section of Grafton at its parent route. Route 122A heads westward, crossing the Blackstone River and following it through the northwest corner of Sutton and into Millbury. In Millbury, Route 146 crosses the river again, passing through the center of town before meeting Route 146, near the Shoppes at Blackstone Valley shopping center. The two routes travel northward, with a combined exit to U.S. Route 20 and the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) shortly after the merge, and just before the two routes enter Worcester.

Eastbound entering Holden

In Worcester, Route 122A leaves Route 146 at Providence Street, following it and Winthrop Street until crossing I-290 at Exit 13. Just after this, Route 122A meets Route 122 at Kelly Square, running concurrently with its parent route westward until the two meet Route 9 and Route 12. Route 122A then turns northward concurrently with the two routes, with Route 9 leaving the concurrency a few blocks north, before Route 122A splits from Route 12, turning northwestward and following the shores of Indian Lake near Assumption College. Route 122A then enters the town of Holden.

Route 122A passes through Chaffinville and past Chaffin Pond before intersecting Route 31 at Holden Center. It continues northward, passing Eagle Lake and Stump Pond before meeting the southern end of Route 68. Route 122A bends westward into the town of Rutland, where it shares a short concurrency with Route 56 before finally ending at its parent route once more, in Rutland State Park.

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Worcester County.

Location Mile km Exit Destinations Notes
Grafton 0.00 0.00 Route 122 Southern terminus of Route 122A.
Millbury 5.8 9.3 9 Route 146 south Southern terminus of concurrency with Route 146.
6.5 10.5 10 I‑90 / Mass Pike / US 20 Exit ramp to access road to both routes.
Worcester 7.4 11.9 11 Millbury Street Northbound exit and Southboud entrance
8.0 12.9 12 Route 146 north Northern end of concurrency with Route 146.
9.7 15.6 I‑290 I-290 Exit 13
9.8 15.8 Route 122 south Eastern end of concurrency with Route 122.
11.1 17.9 Route 122 north
Route 9 west / Route 12 south
Western end of concurrency with Route 122.
Southern end of concurrency with Routes 9 & 12.
11.8 19.0 Route 9 east Northern end of concurrency with Route 9.
Routes 122A & 12 continue north.
13.4 21.6 Route 12 north Northern end of concurrency with Route 12.
Holden 19.0 30.6 Route 31
21.0 33.8 Route 68 north Southern end of Route 68.
Rutland 24.4 39.3 Route 56 south Eastern end of concurrency with Route 56.
24.5 39.4 Route 56 north Western end of concurrency with Route 56.
26.85 43.21 Route 122 Northern end of Route 122A.
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

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