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Interstate 787
Map of New York with I-787 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by NYSDOT
Length: 9.55 mi (15.37 km)
Length to NY 7 in Green Island.
Existed: mid-1960s – present
Major junctions
South end: US 9W / I-87 / New York Thruway in Albany
  US 9 / US 20 in Albany
I-90 in Albany
North end: NY 7 / NY 787 in Green Island
Highway system

Auxiliary route of the Interstate Highway System
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Numbered highways in New York
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I-781 NY 787

Interstate 787 (I-787) is an Interstate Highway in the U.S. state of New York. It goes through downtown Albany. The southern end is at the toll plaza for New York State Thruway (I-87) exit 23. The location of the northern end is unclear. Some sources say it is at 8th Street in Troy. Other sources say it is at its interchange with NY 7 and NY 787 in the town of Colonie.

The route is 10.16 miles (16.35 km) long if extended to Troy, or 9.55 miles (15.37 km) without the NY 7 overlap.

North of NY 7, the highway continues as NY 787 to the city of Cohoes.

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