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Interstate 95
Jewish War Veterans Memorial Highway
Connecticut Turnpike
Route information
Maintained by ConnDOT
Length 111.57 mi (179.55 km)
Existed 1958-1964–present
Counties: Fairfield, New Haven, Middlesex, New London
Highway system
Main route of the Interstate Highway System
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Routes in Connecticut
Special Service Roads • State Roads

Route 94 Route 97

Interstate 95 is the main north-south Interstate Highway on the East Coast of the United States. It runs in a general east-west compass direction for 111.57 miles (179.55 km) in Connecticut. The majority of the road, west (south) of the New London area, is part of the Connecticut Turnpike. This is connected to the New England Thruway in New York state. I-95 leaves the Turnpike west of New London, and continues east through that city towards Westerly, Rhode Island rather than turning north with the Turnpike (designated Interstate 395).

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