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New York State Thruway

The New York State Thruway runs across most of the State of New York. While commonly known as the New York State Thruway, it is officially known as the Governor Thomas E. Dewey Thruway. It goes from the New York/Pennsylvania State Line, near Ripley, to the New York City Line, near Westchester. This runs 496 miles from end to end. The main line of the New York State Thruway is signed as Interstate 87 and Interstate 90.

The New York State Thruway passes through the following towns.

Buffalo
Rochester
Syracuse
Utica
Schenectady
Albany
Kingston
New York City

The New York State Thruway is maintained by the New York State Thruway Authority.


The New York State Thruway crosses the following major highways in New York.

Interstate 190, (Niagara Thruway) at Buffalo.

EB Thruway at I-190/Niagara Thruway.
Interstate 290, at Amherst.
Interstate 490, at Le Roy.

A BGS on EB I-90/Thruway near I-490.

Interstate 390, at Henrietta.

A BGS on EB I-90/Thruway near I-390.

Interstate 490, at Victor.
Interstate 690, at Van Buren.

A BGS on EB I-90/Thruway at I-690.

Interstate 81, at Salina.

A BGS on EB I-90/Thruway at I-81.

Interstate 481, at De Witt.
Interstate 790, at Utica.

EB I-90/Thruway at I-790.

Interstate 890, at Rotterdam.

A BGS on EB I-90/Thruway.

Interstate 88, at Rotterdam.

A BGS on WB I-90/Thruway near I-88.

Interstate 890, at Guilderland.

EB I-90/Thruway at I-890.

Interstate 87, at Albany.
Interstate 90, at Albany.

EB I-90/Thruway at I-87.

Interstate 787, at Albany.
Berkshire Connector, near Coeymans.
Interstate 587, at Kingston.
Interstate 84, at Newburgh.
Interstate 287, at Ramapo.
Garden State Parkway Connector, at Ramapo.
Interstate 287, at Greenburgh.

Highway numbers posted on the New York State Thruway.

Interstate 90, from the Pennsylvania/New York State Line to Albany.

Interstate 87, from Albany to New York City.
Interstate 287, near Ramapo to Greenburgh.

Photo from: Paul Dienhart


Toll Plazas on the New York State Thruway.

Ripley Toll Barrier, near Ripley.

The one mile sign on EB Thruway.

EB Thruway a half mile from the plaza.

EB Thruway near the plaza.

EB Thryway at the plaza.

Lackawanna Toll Barrier, near West Seneca.

A sign on the EB Thruway one mile from the plaza.

A half mile sign on the EB Thruway.

EB Thruway near the plaza.

The Lackawanna Toll Plaza.

Williamsville Toll Barrier, near Amherst.

EB I-90/Thruway near the toll barrier.

EB I-90/Thruway at the toll barrier.
Woodbury Toll Barrier, near Woodbury.
Tappan Zee Bridge Barrier (Southbound Only), near Tarrytown.
Yonkers Toll Barrier, near Yonkers.



EB I-90/Thruway east of the Pennsylvania/New York State Line.

A sign indicating the offical name of the Thruway.

EB I-90/Thruway near Ripley.

EB I-90/Thruway east of Ripley.

EB I-90/Thruway east of NY St Rt 394.

EB I-90/Thruway east of NY St Rt 60.

EB I-90/Thruway near Silver Creek.

EB I-90/Thruway near Angola.

EB I-90/Thruway east of NY St Rt 78.

EB I-90/Thruway near Pembroke.

EB I-90/Thruway east of Batavia.

EB I-90/Thruway west of the Rochester exits.

EB I-90/Thruway near Scottsville.

The toll barrier at I-390.

A BGS on EB I-490.

EB I-90/Thruway near Manchester.

EB I-90/Thruway near Oak Corners.

EB I-90/Thruway near Waterloo.

EB I-90/Thruway near Port Byron.

EB I-90/Thruway east of I-690.

A BGS on NB I-481.

A guide marker on SB NY St Rt 10.
Photo from: Paul Dienhart

A BGS in Duanesburg.

A set of guide markers in Duanesburg.

The toll plaza on the ramps at I-88.

EB I-90/Thruway east of I-88.

WB I-90/Thruway near Schenectady.

The toll plaza on the ramps from I-890 southeast of Schenectady.

A guide marker on EB I-90/Thruway.

A set of guide markers in Colonie.

A guide marker on EB NY St Rt 5.

A BGS on SB I-87.

A BGS on NB I-287.
Photo from: Paul Dienhart

SB I-87/NYT; EB I-287 at NY St Rt 303.
Photo from: Paul Dienhart

6 June 2016