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Question What is the Thruway? Which roads are part of the system?

Answer The Governor Thomas E. Dewey Thruway, the 641-mile superhighway crossing New York State, is the longest toll superhighway system in the United States. The Thruway's 426-mile mainline connects New York City and Buffalo, the state's two largest cities. The Thruway route from New York to the Pennsylvania line at Ripley is 496 miles long. For more information about the Thruway System, see link below. The following is a breakdown of the Thruway System. The Mainline (I-87 and I-90)- New York City to Buffalo/426 miles, Erie Section (I-90)- Buffalo to the Pennsylvania line/70 miles, Niagara Section (I-190)- Buffalo to Niagara Falls/21 miles, Berkshire Section (I-90)- Selkirk to the Massachusetts line/24 miles, New England Section (I-95)- Bronx to the Connecticut line/15 miles, Garden State Parkeway Connection - Spring Valley to the New Jersey line/3 miles, Cross Westchester Expressway (I-287)- Tarrytown to Rye at I-95/11 miles, and I-84 Port Jervis to the Connecticut state line/71 miles.

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On-Line Thruway Map

Interactive map of the New York State Thruway.
URL: http://www.thruway.ny.gov/travelers/map/index.html

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