Connecticut Turnpike
Southbound Views (Archived)
These pictures show the Connecticut Turnpike southbound at exits 46-43 as it appeared in 2007. What were then exits 45-44 were combined in a single exit 44, and all signs shown have been replaced.
Photos taken May 2007.
These photographs show the Connecticut Turnpike southbound at exit 42 while construction was being done there in 2007.
Photos taken May 2007.
This sign was installed after the construction was completed and then replaced a few months later.
Photo taken March 2008.
This sign remained standing for slightly over a year after the construction was completed and was then replaced.
Photo taken June 2008.
These signs used to be found on the southbound Connecticut Turnpike in New Haven County. All of them were replaced in 2009.
Photos taken May 2007.
These old button-copy signs used to mark exits 35-30. All of them have been replaced.
Photos taken May 2007.
This sign for exit 29 was replaced with one that includes both the street name and the route number.
Photo taken May 2007.
The current exits 27B-C were once a single exit 27.
Photos taken May 2007.
The large sign for I-95 on this sign bridge was replaced with a smaller one and a sign for the Fairfield Metro train station, which did not yet exist when this picture was taken.
Photo taken May 2007.
These sign have been modified to use the terminology "service plaza" instead of "service area," and some additional businesses have opened at the service plaza.
Photos taken April 2008.
These old button-copy signs used to be found on the southbound Connecticut Turnpike in Fairfield County. All of them were replaced in late 2007 and early 2008.
Photos taken May 2007.
These old button-copy signs used to be found on the southbound Connecticut Turnpike in Fairfield County. They were replaced by 2009.
Photos taken 2007-2008.
This old button-copy sign for exit 21 survived a bit longer but was also eventually replaced.
Photo taken April 2008.
These button-copy signs for exit 14 survived a few years longer until an exit only lane was added.
Photos taken May 2007.
The Connecticut Turnpike was widened here in 2009 to add an exit only lane for exit 11. The signs shown in this picture were replaced to reflect this change.
Photo taken May 2009.
When the exit only lane first opened, this new sign sat on the side of the road. It was subsequently moved to a sign bridge overhead.
Photo taken November 2009.
These signs have been modified to use the terminology "service plaza" instead of "service area," and some additional businesses have opened at the service plaza.
Photos taken May 2009.
This sign for the Stamford city line was moved overhead.
Photo taken May 2009.
This temporary sign marked exit 3 during construction.
Photo taken May 2009.

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