Yonkers Avenue

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Yonkers Avenue
Maintained by NYSDOT
Length 3.22 mi[1] (5.18 km)
Location Yonkers, New York
West end Nepperhan Avenue
I-87 / New York Thruway
East end Mount Vernon Avenue
Public Bath House No. 3, 48 Yonkers Avenue

Yonkers Avenue is an east–west street in the city of Yonkers in Westchester County, New York, in the United States. It is one of four major east–west through routes in the city. The western terminus of the street is at Nepperhan Avenue, which connects to U.S. Route 9 (US 9) and New York State Route 9A (NY 9A). Its eastern terminus is at Bronx River Road near the Bronx River Parkway. The entirety of Yonkers Avenue is maintained by the New York State Department of Transportation as New York State Route 983C from Nepperhan Avenue to the Saw Mill River Parkway and New York State Route 984E from the Saw Mill Parkway to Bronx River Road. Both are unsigned reference route designations.[2]

A continuation of Yonkers Avenue east into Mount Vernon is signed as "To Mount Vernon Avenue" for the street it connects to on the opposite bank of the Bronx River. The bridge carrying the street over the Bronx River Parkway and the Bronx River is maintained by Westchester County[3] and the 0.02-mile (0.03 km) long portion in Mount Vernon is designated but not signed as County Route 66A (CR 66A).[4]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Yonkers, Westchester County.

mi[1][5] km Destinations Notes
0.00 0.00 Nepperhan Avenue south (NY 983B)
0.71 1.14 Saw Mill River Parkway to Cross County Parkway Exit 5 on Saw Mill Parkway
1.20 1.93 Cross County Parkway east / Midland Avenue Exit 3 on Cross County Parkway
2.10 3.38 I-87 / New York Thruway Exit 2 on I-87 / Thruway; access via Central Park Avenue
3.22 5.18 Bronx River Road / Mount Vernon Avenue east
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]