Vermont Route 100

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Vermont Route 100 marker

Vermont Route 100
43rd Infantry Division Memorial Highway
Route information
Maintained by VTrans
Length: 216.823 mi[1] (348.943 km)
Major junctions
South end: Route 8 at Clarksburg, MA
  US 4 near Rutland
VT 15 in Hyde Park
I‑89 in Waterbury
North end: VT 105 in Newport
Location
Counties: Bennington, Windham, Windsor, Rutland, Addison, Washington, Lamoille, Orleans
Highway system

State highways in Vermont

I‑93 VT 101

Vermont Route 100 (VT 100) is a north–south state highway in Vermont in the United States. Running through the center of the state, it travels nearly the entire length of Vermont and is 216.59 miles (349 km) long. VT 100 is the state's longest state highway, the longest north-south route in Vermont, and the longest numbered highway in Vermont of any type.

Route description[edit]

The southern terminus of the route is at the Massachusetts state line in Stamford, where it continues south as Route 8. Its northern terminus is at VT 105 in the town of Newport, which lies on the Canadian border. VT 100 passes along the eastern edge of the Green Mountain National Forest for much of its length and also passes through the Mad River Valley. It runs parallel to, and lies between, U.S. Route 7 (US 7) to the west and US 5 to the east.

Approaching VT 100B on VT 100 in Moretown

The road is the main thoroughfare for some of Vermont's most well-known resort towns, including Wilmington, Ludlow, Killington, Warren, and Stowe. As such, many of Vermont's ski resorts are located either directly on, or in proximity to, VT 100; these include Okemo Mountain Resort, Mount Snow, Killington, Sugarbush, Mad River Glen, Stowe Mountain Resort and Jay Peak.

VT 100 is a popular tourist route during the fall (for foliage) and winter (for skiing), and can be heavily trafficked during those seasons. Despite this, the road retains a rural feel through most of the towns it traverses and is relatively free of development, except for some of the areas around the ski resorts. The most populous town through which VT 100 passes is Morristown, with a population of just over 5,200.

Several of the most heavily traveled sections of VT 100 (such as the section between Waterbury and Stowe and Warren to Waitsfield) were in very poor condition due to state and local road maintenance budget shortfalls, recent harsh winters and heavy damage by Tropical Storm Irene; since that storm, the state has undertaken the reconstruction of many segments of the road.


Major intersections[edit]

County Location Mile[1] km Destinations Notes
Bennington Stamford 0.000 0.000 Route 8
VT 8
Route 8 is continuation into Massachusetts; southern terminus of VT 8; southern terminus of VT 8 / VT 100 overlap
Readsboro 7.945 12.786 VT 8 north Northern terminus of overlap
Windham Jacksonville 21.428 34.485 VT 112 Northern terminus of VT 112
Wilmington 27.046 43.526 VT 9 east Eastern terminus of overlap
28.109 45.237 VT 9 west Western terminus of overlap
Jamaica 50.792 81.742 VT 30 south Southern terminus of overlap
58.928 94.835 VT 30 north Northern terminus of overlap
Londonderry 65.705 105.742 VT 11 west Western terminus of overlap
66.119 106.408 VT 11 east Eastern terminus of overlap
Windsor Weston 74.505 119.904 VT 155 Southern terminus of VT 155
Village of Ludlow 81.598 131.319 VT 103 south Southern terminus of overlap
Town of Ludlow 83.432 134.271 VT 103 north Northern terminus of overlap
Plymouth 92.162 148.320 VT 100A Southern terminus of VT 100A
Bridgewater 97.555 157.000 US 4 east Southern terminus of overlap
Rutland Killington 103.992 167.359 US 4 west Northern terminus of overlap
Windsor Stockbridge 114.705 184.600 VT 107 Western terminus of VT 107
Rochester 122.443 197.053 VT 73 Eastern terminus of VT 73
Addison Hancock 127.521 205.225 VT 125 Eastern terminus of VT 125
Washington Waitsfield 147.459 237.312 VT 17 Eastern terminus of VT 17
Moretown 152.900 246.069 VT 100B Southern terminus of VT 100B
159.906 257.344 US 2 east Southern terminus of overlap
Waterbury 161.221 259.460 US 2 west Northern terminus of overlap
161.483 259.882 I‑89 Exit 10 (I-89)
Lamoille Stowe 171.291 275.666 VT 108 Southern terminus of VT 108
Morrisville 180.142 289.910 VT 12 / VT 15A Northern terminus of VT 12; western terminus of VT 15A
Morristown 181.384 291.909 VT 15 east Southern terminus of overlap
Village of Hyde Park 183.315 295.017 VT 15 west Northern terminus of overlap
Town of Hyde Park 188.453 303.286 VT 100C Northern terminus of VT 100C
Eden 192.731 310.170 VT 118 Southern terminus of VT 118
Orleans Lowell 201.905 324.935 VT 58
Troy 209.876 337.763 VT 101 Southern terminus of VT 101
Town of Newport 215.907 347.469 VT 14 Northern terminus of VT 14
216.823 348.943 VT 105
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Related routes[edit]

VT 100A[edit]

Vermont Route 100A
Location: Bridgewater
Length: 6.971 mi[1] (11.219 km)

Vermont Route 100A (VT 100A) is a short auxiliary route of VT 100 in Bridgewater. It is about seven miles (11 km) long and it connects VT 100 to U.S. Route 4. The route generally runs in a northeast–southwest direction.


VT 100B[edit]

Vermont Route 100B
Location: Middlesex
Length: 7.922 mi[1] (12.749 km)

Vermont Route 100B (VT 100B) is a spur route that branches off of VT 100 in Middlesex. The designation is about eight miles (13 km) long. The route, which runs in a northeast–southwest direction, connects VT 100 to U.S. Route 2.


VT 100C[edit]

Vermont Route 100C
Location: JohnsonHyde Park
Length: 4.595 mi[1] (7.395 km)

Vermont Route 100C (VT 100C) is a spur route of VT 100 that begins in Hyde Park and runs southwest to an intersection with VT 15 in Johnson. It is about 4.6 miles (7.4 km) long.


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "2010 (Route Log) AADTs – State Highways" (PDF). Vermont Agency of Transportation. May 2011. pp. 46–47. Retrieved January 15, 2012.