East Avenue, Newtown Avenue, Chestnut Hill Road, Cedar Road, Norfield Road, Newtown Turnpike, Redding Road, Turkey Plain Road, Grassy Plain Street, South Street, Main Street

Direction:
North/South
Southern Terminus:
North Avenue (US 1) in Norwalk
Northern Terminus:
North Street (CT 37), Main Street (CT 39), and Downs Street (SR 841) in Danbury
Distance:
23.57 miles
Counties:
Fairfield
Signed:
Yes

CT 53 is a north/south route extending from Norwalk to Danbury. It runs parallel to and a few miles east of US 7. It mostly passes through rural surroundings. CT 53 is a two-lane undivided road, except for the northernmost section of about half a mile along Main Street in Danbury, where it widens to four lanes and has a grass median.

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