Queensboro Bridge, Queens Boulevard, Hillside Avenue, Braddock Avenue, Jericho Turnpike, Main Street, Middle Country Road, Main Road
Eastbound Views
Welcome to Suffolk County! Jericho Turnpike runs east through Huntington. Oakwood Road (CR 92) begins on the left along this stretch, but there is no route signage for it.
Photos taken December 2019.
There is a traffic light at Walt Whitman Road (NY 110). Turn left to go north or right to go south.
Photos taken December 2019.
Jericho Turnpike continues east through Huntington.
Photos taken December 2019.
There is a traffic light at CR 35. Turn left onto Park Avenue to go left or right onto Deer Park Road to go south.
Photos taken December 2019.
Jericho Turnpike continues east as a four-lane undivided road.
Photos taken December 2019.
East Deer Park Road (CR 66) begins on the right at a pair of traffic light.
Photos taken December 2019.
Elwood Road (CR 10) begins on the left at a traffic light. There is no county route signage at this intersection.
Photos taken December 2019.
Jericho Turnpike continues east through Elwood to Commack.
Photos taken December 2019.
There is a traffic light at CR 4. Turn left onto Town Line Road to go north. Turn right onto Commack Road to go south.
Photos taken December 2019.
The roadway splits. Use the right two lanes for Veterans Highway (NY 454), which begins here. Use the left two lanes to stay on Jericho Turnpike.
Photos taken December 2019.
Jericho Turnpike continues east as a four-lane undivided road.
Photos taken December 2019.
There is an interchange with the Sunken Meadow Parkway. In this direction, there is only a northbound entrance. Motorists wishing to go south must use Veterans Highway (NY 454) a few blocks back, although there is no signage to indicate so.
Photos taken December 2019.
Indian Head Road (CR 14) begins on the left at a traffic light. Harned Road is to the right.
Photo taken December 2019.
Jericho Turnpike runs east through Commack as a four-lane undivided road.
Photos taken October 2015.
As Jericho Turnpike passes through Caleb Smith State Park, the speed limit goes up to 50 MPH. There is a park entrance on the left.
Photos taken October 2015.
Welcome to Smithtown!
Photos taken October 2015.
Jericho Turnpike passes under the Long Island Railroad and then ends at a traffic light. Saint Johnland Road (NY 25A) comes in from the left. Straight ahead, NY 25 and NY 25A are multiplexed through Smithtown as Main Street.
Photos taken October 2015.
Main Street runs east through Smithtown as a four-lane undivided road. There is a railroad overpass, followed by traffic lights at Redwood Lane, New York Avenue, Maple Avenue, Elm Avenue, Lawrence Avenue, Landing Avenue, and Bellemeade Avenue. Signage here is unusually good for the North Shore of Long Island.
Photos taken December 2019.
Main Street ends here at a traffic light. NY 25A splits off to the left as North Country Road, while NY 25 continues straight ahead as Middle Country Road. Hauppauge Road (NY 111) begins on the right.
Photos taken December 2019.
Middle Country Road runs east as a four-lane undivided road.
Photos taken December 2019.
Terry Road (CR 16) begins on the right at a traffic light. There is no county route signage when travelling in this direction.
Photo taken December 2019.
Middle Country Road narrows down to two lanes for a short distance.
Photos taken December 2019.
Middle Country Road widens to four lanes again. There is a traffic light at Nesconset Highway (NY 347). Turn right to go east or left to go west.
Photos taken December 2019.
The Smith Haven Mall is on the left in this area.
Photos taken December 2019.
There is a traffic light at Stony Brook Road and Hawkins Avenue.
Photos taken December 2019.
Middle Country Road continues east to Centereach.
Photos taken December 2019.
There are traffic lights at Mark Tree Road, Holbrook Road, and Horse Block Road.
Photos taken December 2019.
There is a grade-separated interchange with Nicolls Road (CR 97).
Photos taken December 2019.
East of the interchange, there are bike lanes on Middle Country Road.
Photos taken December 2019.
There is a traffic light at Patchogue-Mount Sinai Road (CR 83). Turn left to go north or right to go south.
Photos taken December 2019.
Middle Country Road narrows down to two lanes, this time for good.
Photos taken December 2019.
Welcome to Coram!
Photos taken December 2019.
There is a pair of traffic lights at NY 112. Turn left at the first light to go north or right at the second light to go south.
Photos taken December 2019.
Middle Country Road continues east to Middle Island.
Photos taken December 2020.
There is a traffic light at CR 21. Turn left onto Rocky Point Road to go north or left onto Yaphank-Middle Island Road to go south. County route signage is lacking at this intersection.
Photos taken December 2020.
Middle Country Road continues east to Ridge.
Photos taken December 2020.
Middle Country Road widens to become a four-lane divided highway. There is a cloverleaf interchange with the William Floyd Parkway (CR 46).
Photos taken December 2020.
The median ends as Middle Country Road narrows down to two lanes.
Photos taken December 2020.
Middle Country Road continues east to Manorville as a two-lane undivided road.
Photos taken December 2020.
There is a traffic light at Wading River Manor Road. Turn left to go north or right to go south.
Photos taken December 2020.
Middle Country Road continues east to Calverton. There are two entrance to Calverton National Cemetery along this stretch, a main entrance and a maintenance entrance.
Photos taken December 2020.
Parker Road (NY 25A) begins on the left at a traffic light.
Photos taken December 2020.
Middle Country Road continues east through Calverton as a two-lane undivided road.
Photos taken December 2020.
There is a traffic light at Edwards Avenue, which becomes Nugent Drive (NY 24/CR 94) a couple of miles south of here.
Photos taken December 2020.
Middle Country Road continues east to Riverhead.
Photos taken December 2020.
Middle Country Road ends here. It widens to become a four-lane divided highway and then splits. Bear left for Old Country Road (CR 58), which begins here. Bear right to stay on NY 25. Immediately after the split, the an exit on the right for the Long Island Expressway (I-495), which also begins here.
Photos taken September 2021.
The ramp from exit 72 of the Long Island Expressway (I-495) merges in on the right. NY 25 loses its divider and narrows down to two lanes. Here, it is called Main Street.
Photos taken September 2021.
Main Street runs east toward Riverhead as a two-lane undivided road.
Photos taken September 2021.
Welcome to Riverhead!
Photos taken September 2021.
There is a traffic light at Center Drive Spur (CR 94A), which crosses a bridge over the Peconic River to end at Nugent Drive (NY 24/CR 94).
Photos taken September 2021.
Main Street continues through Riverhead.
Photos taken September 2021.
Peconic Avenue (CR 63) begins on the right at a traffic light. Turn here for access to Flanders Road (NY 24).
Photos taken September 2021.
Roanoke Avenue (CR 73) begins on the left at a traffic light. There is no county route signage at this intersection.
Photo taken September 2021.
Heading out of town, Main Street curves to the north.
Photos taken September 2021.
Main Street ends at this traffic light. Turn left to go west on Old Country Road (CR 58). Turn right to continue east on NY 25. Doctor's Path is straight ahead.
Photos taken September 2021.
On the North Fork, NY 25 is called Main Road. There is a traffic light at Cross River Drive (CR 105). Turn left to go north or right to go south.
Photos taken May 2018.
Main Road runs east through Aquebogue to Jamesport.
Photos taken May 2018.
Welcome to Jamesport!
Photos taken May 2018.
Welcome to Laurel!
Photos taken May 2018.
Welcome to the Town of Southold!
Photo taken May 2018.
Turn left here for Franklinville Road and Aldrich Lane. This turnoff was once signed as Truck NY 25.
Photos taken May 2018.
Main Road continues east toward Mattituck.
Photos taken May 2018.
Welcome to Mattituck!
Photos taken May 2018.
New Suffolk Avenue begins on the right.
Photos taken May 2018.
There is a flasher at Love Lane. Make a hard left for Sound Avenue, although there are no signs for it here.
Photos taken May 2018.
Main Road continues east toward Cutchogue.
Photos taken May 2018.
Welcome to Cutchogue!
Photos taken May 2018.
Welcome to Peconic! There is a whole batch of wineries along this stretch.
Photos taken May 2018.
Welcome to Southold!
Photos taken May 2018.
Welcome to the Village of Greenport!
Photos taken May 2018.
There is a crossover to the truck route.
Photos taken May 2018.
Turn right onto Sixth Street for access to the ferry to Shelter Island, which leads to the middle section of NY 114.
Photos taken May 2018.
In the downtown area of Greenport, NY 25 is called Front Street.
Photos taken May 2018.
Third Street (NY 114) begins on the right at a traffic light. Motorists turning right here can only follow NY 114 as far as the ferry and the train station. Those wishing to actually board the ferry to Shelter Island and the middle section must turn off at Sixth Street several blocks back. For this reason, there is no route signage at this intersection.
Photo taken May 2018.
Front Street runs east through Greenport.
Photos taken May 2018.
Front Street ends at a stop sign and flasher at Main Street. Turn left to stay on NY 25.
Photo taken May 2018.
Main Street runs north and crosses the North Fork.
Photos taken May 2018.
The truck route rejoins NY 25 from the left. Turn right to continue east on NY 25. Turn left to go west on Middle Road (CR 48), the first section of the truck route.
Photos taken May 2018.
The end is near. NY 25 is once again known as Main Road and runs east. A sign gives the distance to Orient Beach State Park.
Photos taken May 2018.
Welcome to East Marion!
Photos taken May 2018.
Main Road crosses the isthmus connecting the rest of the North Fork to Orient.
Photos taken May 2018.
Welcome to Orient!
Photos taken May 2018.
Welcome to Orient Point!
Photos taken May 2018.
There are signs for Orient Beach State Park, the ferry to New London, Connecticut, and the end of the road. NY 25 ends at the ferry.
Photos taken May 2018.

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