Welcome to New York State Roads! This website is about the roads and highways of New York state. On this site is an introduction to New York's roads, exit lists of the freeways, articles on specific topics, and links to other sites. The Facebook page includes links to site updates as well as other content relating to the roads of New York State.
New York is a diverse state with a lot of different roads. It is bordered by Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Rhode Island (in the Long Island Sound; no roads cross this border but a passenger ferry does), Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, Québec, and Ontario. The terrain ranges from New York City to farmland and the Adirondack mountains.
Road and bridge construction and maintenace is divided between several agencies: the New York State Department of Transportation, the New York State Thruway Authority, the New York State Bridge Authority, the New York City Mass Transit Authority, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and the New York City Department of Transportation. More minor authorities include the Thousand Islands Bridge Authority, the Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority, the Seaway International Bridge Corporation, the Niagara Falls Bridge Commission, and the Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority. Other agencies that maintain some of the parkways include the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, the Palisades Interstate Park Commission, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation, and Westchester County.
Last Updated April 23, 2016