Vermont Route 73
Map of western Vermont with VT 73 highlighted in red
|Maintained by VTrans and the Towns of Shoreham and Orwell|
|Length:||36.674 mi (59.021 km)|
|West end:||VT 74 in Shoreham|
|US 7 in Brandon|
|East end:||VT 100 in Rochester|
|Counties:||Addison, Rutland, Windsor|
Vermont Route 73 is an east–west state highway in central Vermont, United States. It extends from VT 74 in Shoreham in the west to VT 100 in Rochester in the east. The route runs through parts of Addison, Rutland, and Windsor counties. The portion of VT 73 west of VT 22A is town-maintained and internally designated by VTrans as Major Collector 156 while the remainder of VT 73 is maintained by the state.
Route 73 begins at an intersection with Route 74, approximately 0.6 miles (0.97 km) east of the Ticonderoga–Larrabees Point Ferry to New York. The route runs southeast into the town of Orwell, where it crosses Route 22A. Route 73 continues due east out of Orwell and into the town of Sudbury, where it meets Route 30. Route 73 turns north to join Route 30, and the two routes share a short concurrency before Route 73 splits back off to the east. It continues into the town of Brandon, intersecting with U.S. Route 7 in the town center. Route 73 briefly overlaps US 7 before splitting off to the northeast. The highway continues into the village of Forestdale (still in Brandon) where it meets the southern terminus of Route 53. Route 73 continues to the east in the town of Goshen before coming to an end at Route 100 in Rochester. The section from Brandon to Rochester was VT 115 and the section from Brandon to Orwell was VT F-10.
|Addison||Shoreham||0.000||0.000||VT 74 – Ferry to N.Y. State, Shoreham, Middlebury|
|Orwell||5.500||8.851||Mount Independence Road||Former eastern terminus of VT 73A|
|5.850||9.415||VT 22A – Shoreham, Fair Haven|
|Rutland||Sudbury||11.157||17.955||VT 30 south – Hubbardton, Castleton Corners||Western end of concurrency with VT 30|
|13.339||21.467||VT 30 north – Whiting, Middlebury||Eastern end of concurrency with VT 30|
|Brandon||19.260||30.996||US 7 north||Western end of concurrency with US 7|
|19.676||31.665||US 7 south||Eastern end of concurrency with US 7|
|22.531||36.260||VT 53 – Lake Dunmore||Southern terminus of VT 53|
|Windsor||Rochester||36.674||59.021||VT 100 – Rochester, Hancock, Granville, Stockbridge, Bethel|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi
- Traffic Research Unit (May 2012). "2011 (Route Log) AADTs for Major Collectors" (PDF). Policy, Planning and Intermodal Development Division, Vermont Agency of Transportation. Retrieved March 17, 2015.
- Traffic Research Unit (May 2013). "2012 (Route Log) AADTs for State Highways" (PDF). Policy, Planning and Intermodal Development Division, Vermont Agency of Transportation. Retrieved March 17, 2015.
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