- Western Terminus:
- Violet Avenue (NY 9G) in Hyde Park
- Eastern Terminus:
- Cream Street (CR 39) in Poughkeepsie
- 2.40 miles
CR 40 is a short east/west route from Hyde Park to Poughkeepsie. It begins at Violet Avenue (NY 9G) as East Dorsey Lane. After about a mile, there is a stop sign at Creek Road (CR 100). Shortly thereafter, East Dorsey Lane becomes Dutchess Hill Road. It continues for about another mile to end at Cream Street (CR 39). The entire length is a two-lane undivided road.