Rhode Island Route 77

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Route 77 marker

Route 77
Route information
Maintained by RIDOT
Length: 14.3 mi[1] (23.0 km)
Major junctions
South end: Rhode Island Road in Little Compton
  Route 179 in Tiverton
Route 177 in Tiverton
North end: Route 24 in Tiverton
Location
Counties: Newport
Highway system

Rhode Island Routes

Route 51 Route 78

Route 77 is a state highway in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. It runs approximately 14 miles (23 km) from Rhode Island Road in Little Compton to Route 24 in Tiverton.

Route description[edit]

Route 77 starts at Rhode Island Road in southern Little Compton. It runs in a northerly direction and intersects Route 179. Continuing north past Route 177, Route 77 passes through downtown Tiverton. It continues north, directly paralleling the Sakonnet River, until it reaches its northern terminus at Route 24.

History[edit]

The section of Route 77 between Route 179 and Route 177 was once part of Route 126, which now runs through the Blackstone Valley.

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Newport County.

Location Mile[1] km Destinations Notes
Little Compton 0.00 0.00 Rhode Island Road Southern terminus
Tiverton 8.60 13.84 Route 179 east (East Road) West end of Route 179
11.80 18.99 Route 177 east (Bulgarmarsh Road) West end of Route 177
14.20 22.85 Route 24 / Route 138 south – Newport, Boston Northern terminus, exit 5 on Route 24 / 138
14.30 23.01 Route 138 north (Main Road) Northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

Route map: Google / Bing