Connecticut Route 16

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Route 16 marker

Route 16
Route information
Maintained by ConnDOT
Length: 17.05 mi[1] (27.44 km)
Existed: 1934 – present
Major junctions
West end: Route 66 in East Hampton
  Route 2 in Colchester
East end: Route 207 in Lebanon
Location
Counties: Middlesex, New London
Highway system
  • Routes in Connecticut
Route 15 Route 17

Route 16 is a primary state route connecting Middletown and Colchester via Route 66. It begins in East Hampton at Route 66 then has an interchange with Route 2 in Colchester. It then runs through Colchester center, then goes to the outskirts of Lebanon town as a rural collector road. Route 16 ends at Route 207 in Lebanon.

Route description[edit]

Route 16 begins at a junction with Route 66 in the Cobalt section of East Hampton. It proceeds easterly through the town, intersecting Route 196 before entering the town of Colchester. In the village of Westchester, it intersects Route 149. It then meets Route 2 at Exit 18 before reaching Colchester center. Here it duplexes with Connecticut Route 85 for 0.07 miles, then continues northeasterly toward Lebanon, where it end at a junction with Route 207.

The portion between Route 66 and Route 85 is known as the "Henry Champion Highway". [1]

History[edit]

  • 1933-34: Commissioned between Route 66 (then known as Route 14) in East Hampton and Route 85 in Colchester[2]
  • 1963: Extended to Lebanon

Junction list[edit]

County Location mi[1] km Destinations Notes
Middlesex East Hampton 0.00 0.00 Route 66 – Portland, Marlborough
1.69 2.72 Route 196 – East Hampton, East Haddam
New London Colchester 7.30 11.75 Route 149 – Hebron, Moodus
11.58 18.64 Route 2 – Norwich, Marlborough CT 2 Exit 18.
12.02–
12.09
19.34–
19.46
Route 85 – Hebron, Salem
Lebanon 17.05 27.44 Route 207 – Hebron, North Franklin Eastern terminus of CT 16
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Connecticut State Highway Log Archived 2015-07-26 at WebCite
  2. ^ Connecticut Roads, Route 16

External links[edit]

Media related to Connecticut Route 16 at Wikimedia Commons

Route map: Bing / Google

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