Montauk Highway
Eastbound Views
Main Street in Patchogue becomes Montauk Highway at the Patchogue village line, one block east of the southern terminus of NY 112. CR 80 begins at this point.
Photos taken July 2021.
South Country Road (CR 36) begins on the right at this traffic light.
Photos taken July 2021.
Montauk Highway continues to the east.
Photo taken July 2021.
Patchogue-Yaphank Road (CR 101) begins on the left at a traffic light.
Photos taken July 2021.
Montauk Highway runs east as a two-lane undivided road.
Photos taken July 2021.
There is a traffic light at Station Road.
Photos taken July 2021.
Montauk Highway continues to the east.
Photos taken July 2021.
South Country Road (CR 36) merges in from the right.
Photos taken July 2021.
Montauk Highway runs northeast for a short distance.
Photos taken July 2021.
Yaphank Avenue (CR 21) begins on the left at this traffic light. The southern section ends just north of here at Sunrise Highway (NY 27). There is no county route signage at this intersection.
Photo taken July 2021.
Horseblock Road (CR 16) begins on the left at a traffic light. Turn here for access to the northern section of Yaphank Avenue (CR 21).
Photos taken July 2021.
Montauk Highway runs east to Shirley.
Photos taken July 2021.
In the area of the William Floyd Parkway (CR 46), Montauk Highway widens to four lanes. To go north, turn left at the traffic light onto Camp Upton Road, which serves as a jughandle.
Photos taken July 2021.
There is a traffic light at the William Floyd Parkway (CR 46). Turn right to go south. Left turns are prohibited. The signage here could use some improvement.
Photos taken July 2021.
Turn left at the second traffic light onto Grand Avenue for a second chance to go north on the William Floyd Parkway (CR 46).
Photos taken July 2021.
Montauk Highway narrows down to two lanes again.
Photos taken July 2021.
Montauk Highway runs east through Mastic and Moriches.
Photos taken July 2021.
The road splits. Bear right to stay on Montauk Highway. Bear left for Frowein Road (CR 98). Make a left turn to go north on Moriches-Middle Island Road.
Photos taken July 2021.
Trucks are prohibited ahead due to a low railroad overpass and must instead detour to the right along Old Neck Road and Wilcox Avenue.
Photos taken July 2021.
Montauk Highway passes under the Montauk Branch of the Long Island Rail Road.
Photos taken July 2021.
Wilcox Avenue merges in from the right. This is the end of the truck detour.
Photo taken July 2021.
Montauk Highway runs east through Center Moriches.
Photos taken July 2021.
Welcome to East Moriches!
Photos taken July 2021.
Montauk Highway passes under the Montauk Branch of the Long Island Rail Road.
Photo taken July 2021.
Frowein Road (CR 98) merges in from the left at a traffic light. Turn left to go west. County route signage is completely lacking at this intersection.
Photos taken July 2021.
Montauk Highway runs northeast through East Moriches.
Photos taken July 2021.
East Moriches-Riverhead Road (CR 51) begins on the left at an uncontrolled intersection.
Photo taken July 2021.
Montauk Highway runs east through Eastport and Speonk as a two-lane undivided road. Old Country Road (CR 71) begins on the left at an uncontrolled intersection.
Photos taken July 2021.
Trucks are prohibited ahead due to a low railroad overpass and must instead detour to the left onto North Bay Avenue.
Photos taken July 2021.
Montauk Highway passes under the Montauk Branch of the Long Island Rail Road.
Photos taken July 2021.
Montauk Highway continues east to Westhampton.
Photos taken July 2021.
Mill Road (CR 71) begins on the right at a traffic light.
Photos taken July 2021.
Montauk Highway continues east to Westhampton Beach.
Photos taken July 2021.
Old Riverhead Road (CR 31) begins on the left at a traffic light. Turn right for Oak Street.
Photos taken July 2021.
Montauk Highway continues through Westhampton Beach to Quiogue.
Photos taken July 2021.
Welcome to Quiogue!
Photos taken July 2021.
Skipping a few miles to the east, Montauk Highway passes through Hampton Bays.
Photos taken May 2011.
In the area of the Shinnecock Canal, Montauk Highway becomes a divided road. Newtown Road (CR 62) begins on the left just before the canal.
Photos taken May 2011.
There is a bridge over the Shinnecock Canal. Immediately after the bridge, North Road (CR 39) begins on the left.
Photos taken May 2011.
Just past the canal, the divider ends. Montauk Highway runs through Shinnecock Hills as a two-lane undivided road.
Photos taken May 2011.
CR 80 ends here. Straight ahead, Montauk Highway continues as an unsigned state route with NY 27A reference markers and a reference route number of 900W.
Photo taken May 2011.

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