Maine State Route 237

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State Route 237 marker

State Route 237
Route information
Maintained by MaineDOT
Length8.13 mi[1] (13.08 km)
Existed1957–present
Major junctions
South end SR 25 in Gorham
  US 202 / SR 4 in Gorham
North end SR 35 in Standish
Location
CountiesCumberland
Highway system
SR 236SR 238
I‑95MA Route 95.svgSR 96

State Route 237 (SR 237) is a state highway located in Cumberland County in southern Maine. It begins at SR 25 in Gorham and runs for 8.13 miles (13.08 km) north to Standish, where it ends at SR 35. The highway functions as a bypass of the towns of Gorham, Windham and Standish.

Route description[edit]

Little Falls seen from SR 237

SR 237 begins at SR 25 in Gorham, two miles (3.2 km) east of downtown. The route runs northwest, passing through the center of town and crossing over U.S. Route 202 (US 202) / SR 4. SR 237 continues northwest and crosses into the northeastern corner of Standish. The highway immediately terminates at SR 35 near Sebago Lake.

SR 237 runs parallel to, and northeast of, SR 114 (of which SR 237 is a former alignment) over its entire length.[2]

History[edit]

SR 237 was originally designated State Route 95 in 1946 over part of a former alignment of SR 114, which now runs parallel to the southwest. It was approximately 10 miles (16 km) in length and similar to the modern route.[3] Following the designation of Interstate 95 in 1957, SR 95 became a duplicate numbering and was subsequently renumbered to SR 237.[4]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Cumberland County.

Locationmi[1]kmDestinationsNotes
Gorham0.000.00 SR 25 (Main Street) – Gorham, Westbrook
2.85–
2.90
4.59–
4.67
US 202 / SR 4 (Gray Road) – Gorham, WindhamRoundabout
Standish8.1313.08 SR 35 (Chadbourne Road) – Sebago Lake, North Windham
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Maine DOT Map Viewer (Map). Maine Office of GIS. Retrieved October 21, 2017.
  2. ^ Google (September 6, 2012). "Overview map of Maine State Route 237" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved September 6, 2012.
  3. ^ Maine State Route Log via floodgap.com[permanent dead link][self-published source?]
  4. ^ Maine State Route Log via floodgap.com[permanent dead link][self-published source?]

External links[edit]

Route map:

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