Carman Mill Road, Merrick Road, Montauk Highway
Westbound Views
Montauk Highway changes designation from CR 85 to NY 27A at exit 46A of Sunrise Highway (NY 27). It runs west through Great River as a two-lane undivided road.
Photos taken January 2021.
Union Boulevard (CR 50) begins on the right.
Photos taken January 2021.
Montauk Highway continues through Great River.
Photos taken January 2021.
There is a traffic light at Connetquot Avenue. Turn right here for a truck route to Sunrise Highway (NY 27).
Photo taken January 2021.
There is an interchange with the Southern Parkway. A brown sign marks the eastbound entrance, as parkway ends one exit east of here at Heckscher State Park.
Photos taken January 2021.
Montauk Highway runs west through East Islip.
Photos taken January 2021.
Carleton Avenue (CR 17) begins on the right at a traffic light.
Photo taken January 2021.
Montauk Highway continues west as a two-lane undivided road.
Photos taken January 2021.
Welcome to Islip!
Photos taken January 2021.
Islip Avenue (NY 111) begins on the right at a traffic light.
Photos taken January 2021.
Montauk Highway runs west through Islip as a two-lane undivided road.
Photos taken January 2021.
Welcome to Bay Shore!
Photos taken January 2021.
Fifth Avenue (CR 13) begins on the right at a traffic light.
Photos taken January 2021.
Montauk Highway continues west through Bay Shore.
Photos taken January 2021.
Welcome to West Bay Shore!
Photos taken January 2021.
There is an interchange with the Robert Moses Causeway.
Photos taken January 2021.
Montauk Highway runs west through West Islip.
Photos taken January 2021.
Higbie Lane (CR 82) begins on the right at a traffic light.
Photo taken January 2021.
Montauk Highway continues west to Babylon.
Photos taken January 2021.
Montauk Highway widens to become a divided road with a grass median. The Babylon-North Expressway (NY 231) begins on the right.
Photos taken January 2021.
Welcome to Babylon! The median ends, and Montauk Highway continues west through the downtown area.
Photos taken January 2021.
Montauk Highway widens to four lanes.
Photos taken January 2021.
Argyle Park is on the right.
Photos taken January 2021.
Little East Neck Road (NY 109) begins on the right at a traffic light.
Photos taken January 2021.
Montauk Highway continues west through Babylon to West Babylon.
Photos taken October 2020.
Welcome to West Babylon!
Photos taken October 2020.
There is a traffic light at CR 96. Turn right onto Great East Neck Road to go north or left onto Bergen Avenue to go south. There is no route signage at this intersection.
Photo taken October 2020.
Montauk Highway continues to the west as a four-lane undivided road.
Photos taken October 2020.
Welcome to Copiague!
Photos taken October 2020.
Great Neck Road (CR 47) begins here on the right at the second traffic light.
Photos taken October 2020.
Montauk Highway continues west through Copiague to Amityville.
Photos taken October 2020.
In Amityville, Montauk Highway changes names to become Merrick Road.
Photos taken October 2020.
Merrick Road narrows down to two lanes.
Photos taken October 2020.
Broadway (NY 110) begins on the right at a traffic light.
Photos taken October 2020.
Merrick Road continues west to the county line.
Photos taken October 2020.
Merrick Road widens to four lanes. County Line Road (Suffolk CR 1) begins on the right at a traffic light.
Photo taken October 2020.
Welcome to Nassau County and to Massapequa! Beginning at the county line, Merrick Road is designated Nassau CR 27.
Photos taken October 2020.
Carman Mill Road begins on the right at a traffic light. NY 27A and CR 27 split at this point. Turn right onto Carman Mill Road to stay on NY 27A. CR 27 continues straight ahead along Merrick Road.
Photo taken October 2020.
Carman Mill Road runs north as a two-lane undivided road.
Photos taken February 2020.
Carman Mill Road ends at a traffic light at Old Sunrise Highway. Turn left to stay on NY 27A.
Photos taken February 2020.
NY 27A ends here at a traffic light at Sunrise Highway (NY 27). Turn right to go east or left to go west.
Photos taken November 2016.

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