Massachusetts Route 105

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Massachusetts Route 105 marker

Route 105
Map of southeastern Massachusetts with Route 105 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by MassDOT
Length 29.36 mi[1] (47.25 km)
Existed 1930, 1971 (current alignment) – present
Major junctions
South end US 6 in Marion
North end Route 106 in Halifax
Counties Plymouth, Bristol
Highway system
Route 104Route 106

Route 105 is a state road in southeastern Massachusetts, running from Marion to Halifax in a generally north-south direction.

Route description[edit]

Southbound entering Marion

Route 105 begins at U.S. Route 6 in Marion. The highway crosses over I-195 less than a mile into its journey. The highway winds in a westerly direction through Rochester. When the highway enters Long Plain village in Acushnet, the only town in Bristol County on the route, Route 105 turns in a northerly direction. The highway returns into Rochester and enters Lakeville between Little Quittacas and Great Quittacas Ponds. Route 18 joins Route 105 for a 2.7-mile (4.3 km) concurrency, running along the western shore of Assawompset Pond. Route 105 then shoots off in a northeasterly direction into Middleborough through the town’s center and, after its intersection with U.S. Route 44, turns in a northerly direction through East Middleborough, going past Oak Point along the way. The highway ends at Route 106 in Halifax west of the town's center.


When U.S. Route 44 bypassed Middleborough in the early 1960s, Route 105 took over the former Route 44 as far as Thompson Street, and eventually was extended north along Thompson Street to Halifax.

Major intersections[edit]

PlymouthMarion0.000.00 US 6Southern terminus of Route 105
0.71.1 I‑195Exit 20 along I-195
No major junctions
PlymouthLakeville13.822.2 Route 18 southSouthern terminus of Route 18/105 concurrency
16.526.6 Route 18 northNorthern terminus of Route 18/105 concurrency
Middleborough19.331.1 Route 79 southNorthern terminus of Route 79
19.431.2 I‑495Exit 4 along I-495
19.831.9 Route 28
22.536.2 US 44Western terminus of freeway section of US 44
Halifax29.3647.25 Route 106Northern terminus of Route 105
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


External links[edit]

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