New York Roads - I/NY 590
I- and NY 590
SB and NB, respectively, courtesy Doug Kerr. All the button copy on the Interstate (south of I-490 at Exit 5) is now gone.
Except this one sign, SB at the southern end, then another one on the ramp to I-390 NB that really could be counted as part of I-390's button copy. Corning is a leftover destination from NY 15 (and even US 15).
NY 590 SB, as the inadequate shield tells you. The exits and button copy start at NY 104 - NY 590 flies over Ridge Rd. (Exit 11) while in the median of 104, which crosses under Ridge. When New York still used button copy, there were no exit numbers on the NY route (only the Interstate), so when exit numbers were extended north, they were tacked on in creative ways rather than order new signs.
Heading south from Durand Blvd., which was the first chance to enter the SB highway during this phase of construction. North of NY 104, NY 590 is an at-grade arterial up to Irondequoit Bay. That will change soon because it is under heavy reconstruction to reduce it to one lane in each direction with pedestrian and bicycle facilities. The concrete on the SB side was entirely dug up to be rebuilt from the base, and both directions of traffic were on the original NB concrete lanes. Once the reconstruction is complete, New York will cede the road to Irondequoit and end NY 590 at or just north of 104.
NB from Durand Blvd. The new curb is in on the SB side so you can see how the roadway will be narrower. You also get a different perspective of the rerouted end of the road.
The old beginning of NY 590 from Culver Rd. The new intersection will be a bit farther west, perhaps to avoid interfereing with a few blocks of lakefront homes.
To the New York Thruway (I-90)
Exit 2 to NY 31
Exit 5 to I-490
Exit 8 to NY 404
Culver Rd. to the Irondequoit Bay Outlet Bridge
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