Connecticut Turnpike
Northbound Views (Archived)
These signs, most of which are old button-copy signs, were located on the Connecticut Turnpike in Fairfield County. All of them were replaced by November 2007.
Photos taken April 2006.
These old signs were replaced between November 2007 and January 2008.
Photos taken November 2007.
These old signs were replaced after January 2008.
Photos taken November 2007.
This temporary sign used to mark exit 8.
Photo taken November 2007.
These pictures show the Connecticut Turnpike in Bridgeport when the reconstruction of this section was nearing completion. Most of the signs shown here have been modified or replaced.
Photos taken April 2006.
These old button-copy signs were located on the Connecticut Turnpike northbound at exits 30-41. All of them were replaced by 2016.
Photos taken April 2006.
These signs used to mark exit 42 on the northbound Connecticut Turnpike. They were replaced in 2008.
Photos taken April 2006.
These pictures show exit 42 after the sign replacement. In the time since, the yellow sign indicating that exit 43 is closed to truck has been replaced with a white one and some additional clearance signs have been installed.
Photos taken December 2008.
These old button-copy signs used to mark exit 43 of the Connecticut Turnpike. They have been replaced with new signs saying that the exit is for Campbell Avenue instead of Downtown West Haven.
Photos taken December 2008.
These old button-copy signs used to mark exit 44 of the Connecticut Turnpike. They have been replaced with new signs indicating that CT 10 is Ella T. Grasso Boulevard, not Kimberly Avenue.
Photos taken April 2006.
These old button-copy signs used to mark exits 46-48. At the time, exit 47 and exit 48 were left exits. They have since been reconstructed so that this is no longer the case.
Photos taken April 2006.
These pictures show the same area almost 10 years later. At the time, exit 47 had been reconstructed but exit 48 was still a left exit.
Photos taken February 2016.
These photographs show exits 49-51 as construction work began to permanently close exit 49 and realign the ramps for exits 50-51.
Photos taken April 2006.
These photographs show exit 51 during a later stage of the construction.
Photos taken February 2008.
These pictures show the same area when the ramp work had been completed but the Q Bridge had not yet been reconstructed.
Photos taken May 2009.
These photographs show the area between exit 51 and exit 53 when the highway was narrowed down to two lanes in each direction due to construction. The signs in these pictures have been replaced.
Photos taken April 2006.
These signs have been modified to use the terminology "service plaza" instead of "service area."
Photos taken April 2006.
The right-hand sign on this sign bridge has been replaced.
Photo taken April 2006.
This picture shows the same sign bridge following the sign replacement. The sign has since been modified to use the terminology "service plaza" instead of "service area."
Photo taken May 2009.
This sign for exit 58 has been removed.
Photo taken May 2009.
These pictures show the signage for the service plaza before exit 62 when it was known as a service area.
Photos taken 2006-2009.
The tab for emergency medical treatment has been removed from this sign and replaced by a separate sign further back.
Photo taken May 2009.
These signs used to mark exits 71-73. They have been removed or replaced.
Photos taken May 2009.
Camp Rell has been renamed Camp Niantic.
Photo taken May 2009.
This picture shows the same sign but dates back to before the Camp Rell name was in use.
Photo taken April 2006.
This sign for exit 74 has been replaced.
Photo taken May 2009.
This sign giving directions to the Native American reservations in the area has been removed.
Photo taken May 2009.
This picture shows the same sign before it was modified to indicate that I-395 is a left exit.
Photo taken April 2006.
The sign for I-95 on the left has been removed. The sign for exit 75 on the right remains.
Photo taken May 2009.
These signs used to mark exit 83. They have been replaced.
Photos taken May 2009.
This sign for exit 90 has been replaced with one that reads "Historic Downtown Drawbridge" instead of "Downtown Mystic."
Photo taken May 2009.
This old button-copy sign used to mark exit 91. It has been replaced.
Photo taken May 2009.

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