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Southbound Views
MA 23 is multiplexed with MA 8 for a short distance and then splits off to the left.
Photos taken October 2021.
Heading out of town, MA 8 runs south as a two-lane undivided road. The surroundings here are very rural.
Photos taken October 2021.
Welcome to Sandisfield!
Photos taken October 2021.
Coming into town, the speed limit drops to 20 MPH.
Photos taken October 2021.
There is an intersection with MA 57. Bear left onto South Main Street to go east and to stay on MA 8. Bear right onto Sandisfield Road to go west.
Photos taken October 2021.
There is a small bridge over the Farmington River.
Photo taken October 2021.
The two routes split. Turn left for Tolland Road (MA 57). Continue straight ahead around the curve on South Main Street to stay on MA 8.
Photos taken October 2021.
South Main Street continues south as a two-lane undivided road to Connecticut. At the state line, it becomes Colebrook River Road (CT 8).
Photos taken October 2021.
South to Connecticut

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