Massachusetts Route 151
Map of Barnstable County on Cape Cod with Route 151 highlighted in red
|Maintained by MassDOT|
|Length:||7 mi (11 km)|
|West end:||Route 28A in Falmouth|
|Route 28 in Falmouth|
|East end:||Route 28 in Mashpee|
Route 151 essentially acts as a bypass of the busier Route 28 through Falmouth and Mashpee centers. The route provides a more direct link for those wishing to travel from North Falmouth to Hyannis. In conjunction with Route 28, Route 151 also serves as an alternate route of U.S. Route 6 for those wishing to travel from the Bourne Bridge to Hyannis.
Route 151 proceeds east, and intersects with the freeway portion of Route 28 approximately 0.5-mile (0.80 km) thereafter. The highway then proceeds eastward through the northern portion of Falmouth, roughly parallel to the town line between Falmouth and Bourne. Route 151 passes the village of Hatchville and the Barnstable County Fairgrounds, continuing east until it enters the town of Mashpee.
The highway passes many of Mashpee's municipal buildings, including the fire department, the police department, and the town library. As Route 151 approaches its eastern terminus, it becomes much more heavily developed, passing between and dividing the north and south sections of the Mashpee Commons shopping center. Just past Mashpee Commons, Route 151 ends at a rotary close to the geographic center of town, where it once again intersects with Route 28 (which is now running east-west).
The entire route is in Barnstable County.
|Falmouth||0.0||0.0||Route 28A||Western terminus.|
|Mashpee||7.0||11.3||Route 28||Eastern terminus.
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi
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