Vermont Route 8A

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Vermont Route 8A marker

Vermont Route 8A
Map of Windham County in southeastern Vermont with VT 8A highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by the Town of Whitingham
Length: 3.300 mi[1] (5.311 km)
Major junctions
South end: Route 8A in Heath, MA
North end: VT 112 in Whitingham
Location
Counties: Windham
Highway system

State highways in Vermont

VT 8 VT 9

Vermont Route 8A is a state highway in Windham County, Vermont, United States. It is the northward continuation of Massachusetts' Route 8A, running entirely in the town of Whitingham. The road is numbered as a state route but is maintained by the town of Whitingham as a class-2 town highway. For this reason, it is signed with a black-and-white circular shield; however, one green-and-white shield exists at VT 112's northern end that erroneously denotes VT 8A as a state-maintained highway.[2]

Route description[edit]

VT 8A at the junction with VT 112 in Halifax

VT 8A begins at the MassachusettsVermont state line as a northern continuation of Route 8A-L in the town of Whitingham. VT 8A runs north as a two-lane rural highway, crossing through Whitingham, soon gaining the moniker of Stage Road near the junction of McMillan Road. After a short northwestern jog, the route turns north at Burrington Hill Road, passing the rural Fire Fox Road, and turning northeast along the valley. The route soon bends north again, paralleling the East Branch of the North River, entering the town of Halifax. After the town line, VT 8A reaches a junction with VT 112, which runs north to the community of Jacksonville and south to the Massachusetts state line and Route 112.[3]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Whitingham, Windham County. [1]

mi[1] km Destinations Notes
0.000 0.000 Route 8A Continuation from Massachusetts
3.300 5.311 VT 112 – Jacksonville, Wilmington, Greenfield MA
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 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 10, 2015. 
  2. ^ Vermont State Highway Termini
  3. ^ Microsoft; Nokia (December 20, 2013). "overview map of Route 8A" (Map). Bing Maps. Microsoft. Retrieved December 20, 2013. 

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