Midtown Tunnel, Long Island Expressway
Eastbound Views
I-495 emerges from the tunnel in Queens. All vehicles must pay a toll. Exit 13 is for Borden Avenue and the Pulaski Bridge. It is a sharp right turn immediately after the toll.
Photo taken June 2008.
Exit 14 is for 21 Street (NY 25A) east. It is also located immediately after the toll.
Photo taken June 2008.
From this point east, I-495 is called the Long Island Expressway. Exits 17W-E are for the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (I-278) and Maurice Avenue.
Photos taken June 2008.
Exit 18 does not exist when travelling east. The expressway narrows down to two lanes as two additional lanes from the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (I-278) merge in on the right.
Photos taken June 2008.
Exit 19 is for Woodhaven Boulevard and Queens Boulevard (NY 25).
Photos taken August 2008.
Exit 21 is for 108 Street
Photos taken July 2010.
Exits 22A-E are for the Grand Central Parkway and the Van Wyck Expressway (I-678), as well as College Point Boulevard.
Photos taken 2010–2011.
Exit 23 is for Main Street.
Photos taken April 2011.
Exit 24 is for Kissena Boulevard.
Photos taken April 2011.
Exit 25 is for Utopia Parkway and 188 Street.
Photos taken 2008–2011.
Exit 26 is for Francis Lewis Boulevard.
Photos taken April 2011.
Exits 27N-S are for the Clearview Expressway (I-295).
Photos taken April 2011.
Exit 29 is for Springfield Boulevard.
Photos taken 2008–2011.
Exit 30 is for East Hampton Boulevard and Douglaston Parkway. This exit also provides access to Marathon Parkway.
Photos taken August 2008.
Exit 31S is for the Cross Island Parkway south. Exit 31N for the Cross Island Parkway north does not exist when travelling east.
Photos taken March 2009.
Exit 32 is for Little Neck Parkway.
Photos taken December 2013.
East to Nassau County