Massachusetts Route 12

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Route 12 marker

Route 12
Route information
Maintained by MassDOT
Length: 64.41 mi[1] (103.66 km)
Existed: 1922 – present
Major junctions
South end: Route 12 in Dudley
North end: NH 12 at Winchendon
Location
Counties: Worcester
Highway system

Massachusetts State Highway Routes

Route 11 Route 13

Massachusetts Route 12 is a north-south state highway that runs through central Massachusetts from the Connecticut state line at Dudley to the New Hampshire state line at Winchendon.

Route description[edit]

Route 12, starting at the Connecticut state line, runs north through the towns and cities of Dudley, Webster, Oxford, Auburn, Worcester, West Boylston, Sterling, Leominster, Fitchburg, Westminster, Ashburnham, and Winchendon.

History[edit]

Route 12 has a junction with Interstate 90 (the Massachusetts Turnpike) at an interchange in Auburn that also includes Interstates 290 and 395 and US 20. Route 12 has an interchange with I-290 in Worcester, and three interchanges with I-190, in Worcester, West Boylston, and Sterling. Route 12 is a minor road in Massachusetts, having been replaced by I-395 from the Connecticut state line to Auburn, I-290 from Auburn to Worcester, and I-190 from Worcester to Leominster.

Junction list[edit]

The entire route is in Worcester County.

Location Mile km Destinations Notes
Dudley 0.0 0.0 Route 12 south – Thompson Northern end of Connecticut Route 12.
Southern end of Massachusetts Route 12
1.7 2.7 Route 197 Eastern terminus of Route 197
Webster 3.4 5.5 Route 16 / Route 193 Western terminus of Route 16; northern terminus of Route 193
Oxford 11.2 18.0 Route 56 Southern terminus of Route 56
12.0 19.3 US 20 Beginning of concurrency with US 20
Auburn 12.6 20.3 US 20 End of concurrency with US 20
13.6 21.9 I-395 / I-290 / I-90 (Mass. Pike) I-395 / I-290 exit 7; I-90 exit 10
Worcester 17.6 28.3 I-290 Exit 10 – southbound exit/northbound entrance only
19.1 30.7 Route 9 Beginning of concurrency with Route 9
20.5 33.0 Route 122 / Route 122A Junction of Route 122; beginning of concurrency with Route 122A
21.2 34.1 Route 9 End of concurrency with Route 9
22.5 36.2 Route 122A End of concurrency with Route 122A
23.1 37.2 I-190 I-190 Exit 1
West Boylston 26.1 42.0 I-190 I-190 exit 4
27.9 44.9 Route 140 Beginning of concurrency with Route 140
28.8 46.3 Route 140 End of concurrency with Route 140
29.0 46.7 Route 110 Western terminus of Route 110
Sterling 33.4 53.8 Route 62 Beginning of concurrency with Route 62
33.7 54.2 Route 62 End of concurrency with Route 62
35.2 56.6 I-190 I-190 exit 6
Leominster 40.1 64.5 Route 117 Western terminus of Route 117
40.7 65.5 Route 13 Southern terminus of Route 13
41.6 66.9 Route 2 MA Route 2 exit 31A-B
Fitchburg 46.1 74.2 Route 2A / Route 31 Beginning of concurrency with Routes 2A and 31
47.0 75.6 Route 2A / Route 31 End of concurrency with Routes 2A and 31
Ashburnham 53.1 85.5 Route 101 0.1-mile concurrency
Winchendon 59.0 95.0 Route 140 Northern terminus of Route 140
61.4 98.8 US 202 0.2 mile concurrency
64.41 103.66 NH 12 north Northern end of Massachusetts Route 12
Southern end of New Hampshire Route 12.
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

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External links[edit]

Route map: Google / Bing