Sheridan Expressway

Direction:
North/South
Southern Terminus:
Bruckner Expressway (I-278) in the Bronx
Northern Terminus:
Cross Bronx Expressway (I-95) in the Bronx
Distance:
1.12 miles
Counties:
Bronx
Signed:
Yes

The Sheridan Expressway is a short north/south highway in the Bronx. It was originally planned to extend from the Bruckner Expressway (I-278) to the New England Thruway (I-95) just south of the Bronx-Westchester border. It would have provided a more direct route for motorists travelling north from the RFK Bridge (I-278) and the George Washington Bridge (I-95/US 1/US 9), bypassing the Bruckner Interchange. However, only a small portion of the expressway between the Bruckner Expressway (I-278) and the Cross Bronx Expressway (I-95) was actually constructed. It primarily serves truck traffic to the Hunts Point Market. Just over a mile long, it is the shortest interstate in New York State. There plans to convert the Sheridan Expressway to an at-grade boulevard in order to better serve the surrounding neighborhoods. As the conversion takes place, it will be redesignated NY 895.


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