New York State Route 3

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NYS Route 3
Map of New York State Route 3
Map of northern New York with NY 3 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by NYSDOT and the cities of Watertown and Plattsburgh
Length: 246.05 mi[2] (395.98 km)
Existed: 1924[1] – present
Major junctions
West end: NY 104A in Sterling
  NY 481 in Fulton
NY 104 in Mexico
I-81 in Watertown
NY 86 in Saranac Lake
I-87 in Plattsburgh
East end: US 9 in Plattsburgh
Location
Counties: Cayuga, Oswego, Jefferson, Lewis, St. Lawrence, Essex, Franklin, Clinton
Highway system
NY 2 NY 3A

New York State Route 3 (NY 3) is a major east–west state highway in New York, in the United States, that connects central New York to the North Country region near the Canadian border via Adirondack Park. The route extends for 246.05 miles (395.98 km) between its western terminus at an intersection with NY 104A in the Cayuga County town of Sterling and its eastern terminus at a junction with U.S. Route 9 (US 9) in the Clinton County city of Plattsburgh. NY 3 traverses eight counties and is a lakeside roadway from Mexico to Sackets Harbor, a mountainous route in Adirondack Park, and an urban arterial in Fulton, Watertown, and Plattsburgh.

In 1924, the segment of the Theodore Roosevelt International Highway within New York was designated NY 3. At that time, it spanned the full east–west length of the state, extending from the eastern bank of the Niagara River in North Tonawanda to the western edge of Lake Champlain in Plattsburgh; however, the routing through the North Country was significantly different at that time from its modern alignment. The route was moved onto its modern routing east of Watertown as part of the 1930 renumbering of state highways in New York; it was truncated to Sterling on its western end and rerouted to follow its current alignment from Sterling to Watertown roughly five years later.

Since 1924, there have been 14 suffixed routes of NY 3, all designated between NY 3A and NY 3G. Of these, all but one only existed during the 1930s. The only active designation is NY 3A, which was assigned in the 1950s to an alternate route of NY 3 in Jefferson County.

Route description[edit]

A substantial portion of NY 3 travels east–west across northern New York and passes through the northern part of the Adirondack Mountain Range. Much of this section of the highway is named as part of the Olympic Trail Scenic Byway.[3]

Junction of NY 3 and NY 48 in Fulton

The areas NY 3 passes through alternate between long stretches of rural area, consisting of a mix of open terrain and dispersed residences, and compact settlements containing concentrations of houses and businesses. NY 3 is classified mainly as a minor arterial road, the major exception being the section that is concurrent with NY 812, which is a principal arterial road.[4][5] Most of the route is maintained by the New York State Department of Transportation. Exceptions are in the cities of Watertown and Plattsburgh, where at least part of the road is city-maintained. In Watertown, NY 3 is locally maintained from Massey Street (southbound US 11 junction) to the end of the NY 3/NY 12 overlap. The route is entirely city-maintained in Plattsburgh.

Sterling to Watertown[edit]

NY 3 begins at an intersection with NY 104A in Sterling. NY 3 continues east to meet Route 104 in the center of Hannibal. From there, Route 3 progresses across Oswego County and passes Lake Neatahwanta prior to entering Fulton. Within Fulton, NY 3 intersects NY 48 on the west bank of the Oswego River before crossing the river and meeting NY 481 at the eastern bank. East of the city, NY 3 passes south of the Oswego County Airport as it heads to the northeast through Palermo. Upon intersecting NY 264, NY 3 becomes signed as a north–south highway instead of as an east–west route. It proceeds north to the village of Mexico, where it meets NY 104 once again. NY 3 and NY 104 overlap briefly through the western portion of the village before separating at the center of Mexico. While NY 104 heads east toward Williamstown, NY 3 heads north toward the hamlet of Texas.[6]

East of Texas, NY 3 meets NY 104B near the Lake Ontario shoreline. Past NY 104B, Route 3 parallels both Interstate 81 (I-81) and US 11 as it heads along the shore of Lake Ontario. Near the Selkirk Shores State Park west of Pulaski, NY 3 intersects NY 13 adjacent to the mouth of the Salmon River. After crossing the Salmon River, NY 3 passes the Sandy Island Beach State Park before entering Jefferson County. At the county line, NY 3 becomes signed as an east–west highway once again. The route continues northward toward Ellisburg where it meets NY 193 at the entrance to Southwick Beach State Park northwest of the community. Past NY 193, NY 3 passes the lakeside at Westcott Beach State Park prior to entering the vicinity of Sackets Harbor. The route bypasses both Sackets Harbor and the Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site to the east before separating from Lake Ontario and proceeding eastward toward Watertown.[6]

Watertown's Public Square, encircled by NY 3

West of the city of Watertown, NY 3 intersects NY 180 southwest of the Watertown International Airport before connecting to I-81 by way of an interchange at the city line. NY 3 heads east into Watertown, intersecting with both US 11 and NY 12 at Massey Street. At this point, maintenance of NY 3 shifts from the state to the city of Watertown. The route overlaps NY 12 southbound and a short piece of US 11 northbound through downtown to Public Square, where NY 3 meets northbound NY 12. US 11 northbound leaves NY 3 here while the overlap between NY 3 and NY 12 continues eastward through Watertown. The concurrency ends near the eastern fringe of the city, where NY 3 leaves NY 12 and becomes state-maintained once more as it departs the city to the northeast.[6][7]

Watertown to Plattsburgh[edit]

In Black River, northeast of Watertown, NY 3 intersects NY 342 at the southwestern tip of the Fort Drum Military Reservation. NY 3 follows the southern edge of the base to Deferiet, where NY 3 turns south to follow the Black River while NY 3A continues along the border of Fort Drum. NY 3 follows the river to Carthage, where it overlaps NY 126 briefly before heading northeast to rejoin NY 3A at Fargo. NY 3 forms the southern boundary of the base from NY 3A east to just west of the Jefferson-Lewis County line; however, near Natural Bridge, the Fort Drum boundary heads due north before becoming delimited by the Indian River. NY 3, meanwhile, traverses the river and enters Lewis County.[6]

NY 3 eastbound at Franklin CR 26 (former NY 99) in the town of Franklin

Midway between Natural Bridge and Harrisville, Route 3 intersects Route 812. NY 812 turns east onto NY 3, following NY 3 northeast into St. Lawrence County before splitting to the northwest between Harrisville and Pitcairn. Shortly after departing NY 812, NY 3 enters Adirondack Park. The route follows a largely east–west routing from its entry point to Tupper Lake, where it merges with Route 30. Near Upper Saranac Lake, NY 30 heads north toward Malone as NY 3 continues northeast through nearby Saranac Lake toward Plattsburgh.[6]

West of Plattsburgh, NY 3 exits the park and encounters NY 374 via an interchange. Past the exit, the two routes follow parallel routings before separating outside of Plattsburgh. NY 3 curves to the southeast toward the former Clinton County Airport, where it meets NY 22B just west of what was once the main entrance to the airport. From NY 22B, NY 3 continues east to the outskirts of Plattsburgh, where it meets the Adirondack Northway (I-87). Past I-87, NY 3 follows Cornelia Street into the city, where it becomes city-maintained. Within Plattsburgh, NY 3 intersects NY 22 before terminating at US 9 just west of Lake Champlain.[6][8]

History[edit]

Original alignment[edit]

NY 3 originally followed a vastly different alignment than it does today. In 1924, it was assigned to the New York portion of the Theodore Roosevelt International Highway, an auto trail that extended from Portland, Maine, to Portland, Oregon. In New York, it connected North Tonawanda (near Niagara Falls) in the west to Plattsburgh in the east via Rochester and Watertown.[1] NY 3 began at what is now the intersection of US 62 and NY 425 and followed modern NY 425 north through Cambria Station to Cambria Center, from where the highway continued to Lockport on Lower Mountain, Gothic Hill, and Upper Mountain Roads and modern NY 31. It remained on current NY 31 through the city and mostly followed that route's modern alignment across western New York to the city of Rochester. The most significant exception to this was between Lockport and Gasport, where NY 3 veered south by way of modern NY 77 and County Route 10 (CR 10) to serve the hamlet of McNalls.[9][10]

The original western terminus of NY 3 near North Tonawanda. When it was first assigned, NY 3 left this junction on modern NY 425 northbound (right).

Within Rochester, NY 3 remained on the current alignment of NY 31 to what is now the intersection of Lyell Avenue and Broad Street. Here, NY 3 broke from modern NY 31 and continued east on Lyell Avenue to State Street. NY 3 then followed State Street, Main Street, and East Avenue (modern NY 96) through downtown before turning north onto Culver Road in the eastern portion of the city. The route remained on Culver Road to Empire Boulevard, where it turned east toward Irondequoit. Once in Irondequoit, it followed what is now NY 404 around the southern extent of Irondequoit Bay to Webster.[11] NY 3 was realigned by 1930 to stay on East Avenue to Winton Road near the eastern edge of the city. Here, the route turned north, following Winton Road through eastern Rochester to Irondequoit, where it rejoined its previous routing at Empire Boulevard.[12]

Past Webster, NY 3 followed Ridge Road through Wayne County to Red Creek, where it continued northeast on what is now NY 370 and NY 104A through Red Creek, Fair Haven, and Sterling to western Oswego County. At Southwest Oswego, NY 3 joined the routing of modern NY 104 through Oswego and Mexico to Maple View.[9] Between Maple View and Watertown, NY 3 overlapped NY 2 along what is now US 11. Past Watertown, NY 3 was routed along today's NY 12F and NY 180 to Limerick, where it continued north to Clayton by way of modern NY 12E.[9][13] East of Clayton, it followed modern NY 12, NY 26 and CR 192 through Alexandria Bay to Redwood. From there, it utilized the current alignment of NY 37 up through Ogdensburg (by way of Main and Ford Streets in the city) before continuing to Waddington on Van Rensselaer Road. NY 3 went east from here along a now-dismantled riverside highway and Town Line Road to Massena, where it was routed on modern NY 37B.[13]

Lake Flower in Saranac Lake, with NY 3 and NY 86 routed along the lakeshore

East of Massena, NY 3 followed a series of local roads that parallel the modern divided highway section of NY 37 to Rooseveltown, at which point it rejoined current NY 37. The highway remained on today's NY 37 up to CR 51 northwest of Malone, where NY 3 continued south on CR 51 to modern US 11 (then NY 2) west of the village. After briefly overlapping NY 2 (current US 11) into Malone, NY 3 turned south onto what is now NY 30, following the route to Paul Smiths. Past Paul Smiths, NY 3 continued east along the length of modern NY 86 to Jay, overlapping then-NY 10 from Harrietstown to Saranac Lake in between. Lastly, from Jay to Plattsburgh, NY 3 overlapped then-NY 6 along what is now NY 9N and US 9.[13]

Early realignments[edit]

In the late 1920s, NY 3 was rerouted near Malone to follow modern NY 37 into the village, largely eliminating the overlap with US 11. Additionally, NY 3 was truncated to Jay on its eastern end. The former alignment to Plattsburgh became part of NY 9W from Jay to Keeseville and US 9 from Keeseville to Plattsburgh.[10][13] A more substantial realignment of NY 3 took place as part of the 1930 renumbering of state highways in New York. NY 3 now began concurrent with NY 31A at then-NY 18 (now NY 104) in Niagara Falls. The routes proceeded eastward along modern NY 31 to Sanborn, where NY 31A turned north to follow what is now NY 429 back to then-NY 31. NY 3 continued on current NY 31 for another two miles to Shawnee, where it met its original alignment to North Tonawanda, which became part of NY 425 in the renumbering. At this point, NY 3 rejoined its previous alignment, overlapping NY 425 up to Cambria–Wilson Road, where that route split off and continued to the north.[14][15]

NY 3 was realigned in two locations between Lockport and Rochester. One was just east of Lockport, where it was straightened out to go directly from Lockport to Gasport on modern NY 31, bypassing McNalls. The other was between Middleport and Medina, where it was realigned to use modern NY 31E instead. NY 3's old alignment from Lockport to Gasport via McNalls became part of NY 77 west of McNalls and NY 359 north of the community.[14][15] Its former routing between Middleport and Medina became NY 3A.[16]

Northbound on NY 3 west of Pulaski

The most significant realignment that occurred at this time was in the North Country, where NY 3 was shifted onto its current alignment between Watertown and Plattsburgh. From Tupper Lake east to Plattsburgh, most of what became NY 3 was previously part of NY 10. The NY 10 designation remained in place from Tupper Lake east to Upper Saranac Lake, forming an overlap with NY 3; however, it was completely replaced by NY 3 from Saranac Lake east. Between Upper Saranac Lake and Saranac Lake, the routing of NY 3 was previously unnumbered, as was the routing from Watertown to Tupper Lake.[14]

Spur routes and US 104[edit]

At least four suffixed routes of NY 3 were created as part of the 1930 renumbering. The longest of the four initial routes was NY 3C, an alternate route of NY 3 that generally followed NY 3's current alignment between Sterling and Watertown.[15][16] Another was assigned c. 1931 when NY 3 was rerouted between Deferiet and Wilna to bypass Carthage to the north on modern NY 3A. The portion of NY 3's former routing from Deferiet to Carthage became NY 3F.[15][17] NY 3 was shifted southward onto modern NY 31 between Shawnee and Lockport c. 1932. The realignment eliminated overlaps with NY 425 and NY 93, the latter of which had used NY 3's former routing east of Cambria–Wilson Road since it was assigned as part of the 1930 renumbering. Even though all of the former routing had a designation, it was also designated as NY 3A anyway. As a result, the designations of all of NY 3's spur routes were increased by one letter, meaning the existing NY 3A became NY 3B, NY 3C became NY 3D, and so forth.[17][18]

An old assembly for NY 3 on Oswego CR 3 near Hannibal

US 104 was assigned c. 1935, extending from Niagara Falls to Maple View mostly by way of then-NY 31 west of Rochester and NY 3 from Rochester to Maple View. As a result, NY 31 was shifted southward onto the alignment of NY 3 from Niagara Falls to Rochester while NY 3 was realigned south of Watertown to follow the routing of NY 3D to a new terminus in Sterling. Every spur route of NY 3 was eliminated at this time except for NY 3G.[19][20] The alignments of NY 3 and NY 3G between Deferiet and Wilna were flipped c. 1938.[21][22]

Other alignment changes[edit]

At some point between 1935 and 1938, NY 3 was truncated further to end at its junction with US 104 in Hannibal.[20][23] It was moved another half-mile (0.8 km) to the east in the early 1960s following the completion of the super two bypass carrying US 104 around the eastern edge of the village.[24][25] NY 3 continued to end at the super two[26] until the early 1980s. On April 1, 1980, ownership and maintenance of NY 3's former routing between the Cayuga County line and NY 104 was transferred from Oswego County to the state of New York. One year later, on April 1, 1981, the state assumed ownership and maintenance of the Cayuga County portion from that county. Both transactions were part of larger highway maintenance swaps between the state and the two counties.[27] NY 3 was reextended westward to NY 104A following the second swap.[28][29]

From Sandy Creek to Henderson, NY 3C (later NY 3D) was routed on Weaver Road, CR 121, NY 193, CR 78, NY 178, and CR 123.[15] A new lakeside highway between Sandy Creek and the modern junction of NY 3 and NY 193 was opened to traffic c. 1932 as a realignment of NY 3D.[18][30] An extension of the roadway north to Henderson was completed by the following year.[31] To the southwest in Oswego County, NY 3 was originally routed on modern CR 3 between Hannibal and Fulton and on Hannibal and Oneida Streets through the city of Fulton. The modern arterial through the city was constructed c. 1962[24][32] while the Hannibal–Fulton highway was built in the mid-1960s.[25][33]

Suffixed routes[edit]

NY 3 has had 14 suffixed routes over the years; however, all of them except for one only existed during the 1930s. The only active designation is NY 3A, which is currently assigned to an alternate route of NY 3 in Jefferson County.

Original routes[edit]

Map of the original NY 3B

At least four suffixed routes of NY 3 were created as part of the 1930 renumbering of state highways in New York.[15][16] Two more were assigned by the following year. All of these were renumbered c. 1932.[17][18]

Post-1932 routes[edit]

All the routes below except for the current NY 3A were assigned c. 1932.[17][18]

  • NY 3A has been assigned two times since 1932:
    • The second NY 3A was an alternate route of NY 3 west of Lockport along modern NY 425 and Lower Mountain, Gothic Hill, and Upper Mountain Roads (the latter three then also part of NY 93).[18] The designation was removed c. 1935, leaving NY 425 and NY 93 as the sole routes on the alignment.[19][20]
    • The current NY 3A (5.19 miles or 8.35 kilometres) is an alternate route of NY 3 east of the city of Watertown. While NY 3 dips south between Deferiet and Fargo to serve Carthage, NY 3A is a direct east–west route between the two communities.[2] It was assigned in the early 1950s.[34][35]
  • NY 3B was an alternate route of NY 3 between Middleport and Knowlesville.[18] It was renumbered to NY 31A c. 1935.[19][20]
  • NY 3C was a spur leading from NY 3 south of Brockport to the Orleans County line.[18] It was renumbered to NY 31D c. 1935.[19][20]
  • NY 3D was an alternate route of NY 3 between Sterling and Watertown.[18] It became a realignment of NY 3 c. 1935.[19][20]
  • NY 3E was a connector between NY 3 in New Haven and NY 3D in the town of Mexico.[18] It was renumbered to NY 104B c. 1935.[19][20]
  • NY 3F was an alternate route of NY 3 between Red Creek and Southwest Oswego.[18] It became part of the new US 104 c. 1935.[19][20]
  • NY 3G was initially a connector between Deferiet and Carthage;[18] it was later reassigned to a northerly alternate route of NY 3 between Deferiet and Fargo. The designation was removed in the mid-1940s.[36][37]

Major intersections[edit]

County Location Mile[2] km Destinations Notes
Cayuga Sterling 0.00 0.00 NY 104A
Oswego Village of Hannibal 3.45 5.55 NY 104
Fulton 11.45 18.43 NY 48
11.79 18.97 NY 481
Volney 16.71 26.89 NY 49 Western terminus of NY 49
Palermo 19.43 31.27 NY 264 Northern terminus of NY 264
Village of Mexico 27.69 44.56 NY 104 west Western terminus of NY 3 / NY 104 overlap
27.93 44.95 NY 104 east Eastern terminus of NY 3 / NY 104 overlap
Town of Mexico 31.82 51.21 NY 104B Eastern terminus of NY 104B
Richland 36.06 58.03 NY 13 Northern terminus of NY 13
Jefferson Town of Ellisburg 51.38 82.69 NY 193 Western terminus of NY 193
Henderson 57.04 91.80 NY 178 Western terminus of NY 178
Hounsfield 68.40 110.08 NY 180
Town of Watertown 74.04 119.16 I-81 Exit 45 (I-81)
City of Watertown 75.60 121.67 US 11 south
75.92 122.18 US 11 north Western terminus of US 11 / NY 3 overlap (eastbound)
76.03 122.36 US 11 north / NY 12 north Eastern terminus of US 11 / NY 3 overlap (eastbound); western terminus of NY 3 / NY 12 overlap
77.45 124.64 NY 12 south Eastern terminus of NY 3 / NY 12 overlap
Le Ray 81.81 131.66 NY 342
Champion 87.16 140.27 NY 26 Hamlet of Great Bend
Deferiet 88.98 143.20 NY 3A Western terminus of NY 3A
Carthage 94.72 152.44 NY 126 west Western terminus of NY 3 / NY 126 overlap
94.80 152.57 NY 126 east Eastern terminus of NY 3 / NY 126 overlap
Wilna 98.75 158.92 NY 3A Eastern terminus of NY 3A
Lewis Diana 111.63 179.65 NY 812 south Western terminus of NY 3 / NY 812 overlap
St. Lawrence Pitcairn 116.08 186.81 NY 812 north Eastern terminus of NY 3 / NY 812 overlap
Fine 127.13 204.60 NY 58 Southern terminus of NY 58
Colton 157.83 254.00 NY 56 Southern terminus of NY 56
Franklin Tupper Lake 175.31 282.13 NY 30 south Western terminus of NY 3 / NY 30 overlap
Harrietstown 180.84 291.03 NY 30 north Eastern terminus of NY 3 / NY 30 overlap
Saranac Lake 196.15 315.67 NY 86 east Southern terminus of NY 3 / NY 86 overlap
196.58 316.36 NY 86 west Northern terminus of NY 3 / NY 86 overlap
Essex St. Armand 202.98 326.66 CR 81 Hamlet of Bloomingdale; former eastern terminus of NY 192
Franklin Franklin 212.27 341.62 CR 26 Former eastern terminus of NY 99
Clinton Town of Plattsburgh 237.19 381.72 NY 374
242.25 389.86 NY 22B Eastern terminus of NY 22B
242.83 390.80 NY 190 (Military Turnpike)
243.83 392.41 I-87 (Adirondack Northway) Exit 37 (I-87)
City of Plattsburgh 245.75 395.50 NY 22 south (North Catherine Street)
245.87 395.69 NY 22 north (Oak Street)
245.99 395.88 US 9 south (Margaret Street)
246.05 395.98 US 9 north (Miller Street)
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

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