New York Roads - Long Island Renumbering

Renumbering the State of Long Island


The rules of the game:
1) New York maintains its route numbering as current, except NY 25 no longer ends on the Manhattan side of the Queensboro Bridge. (Unless they really want it to.)
2) Interstate highways will not be changed. No extension of US 46 or 22. Named Parkways will disappear because they're a New York phenomenon.
3) No new miles of road may be built. Freeways may not be upgraded from existing surface roads (e.g. changing NY 347 to I-595), but surface roads may be upgraded from town/county maintenance to state maintenance and standards.
4) There are not all that many state highways. Therefore, there will be no downgrading (Interstate to state, state to county, county to town, even signed to unsigned). In fact, unsigned highways (including reference routes) will be signed just to add to the network. There are no route concurrencies, because again, there are plenty of available numbers.
5) Just for a larf, odd numbers go E-W, evens go N-S, and numbers increase from the northwest corner. 5's and 0's are the longest, 1's/9's and 4's/6's are minor routes, and 3's/7's and 2's/8's are reserved because there's plenty of space for them. Freeways, expressways, and parkways are three-digit routes beginning in "1" that fall roughly in the same grid as the surface routes (1-2 digits).

My proposed new LI State Route shield, using the old county route colors that are also Long Island's official colors.

Click here to see the fates of current routes (switching sides of the tables below)

NEW
CURRENT (directions given S-N and W-E)
LI 100I-278 south of I-478 (secret overlap) and Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel/I-478 (secret overlap - sign I-478)
LI 1NY 25A east of NY 25 concurrency and Sound Ave./Suffolk CR 48 to Mattituck
LI 4Ocean Parkway (Brooklyn - secret NY 908H)
LI 104Prospect Expressway/NY 27
LI 5NY 25A west of NY 25 concurrency
LI 105NY 347
LI 6Brooklyn Bridge
LI 106I-278 north of I-478 (secret overlap)
LI 9Union Tpk. including secret NY 900F and former NY 25C
LI 10Manhattan Bridge, Flatbush Avenue, Marine Parkway Bridge (secret NY 901B)
LI 110I-678 (secret overlap)
LI 11NY 25B
LI 114Brooklyn-Queens Expressway spur to Grand Central Parkway
LI 15NY 25
LI 115Grand Central Parkway (east of I-278) and Northern State Parkway
LI 16Jamaica Ave. east of NY 24 and secret NY 900P (Jericho Turnpike) to NY 25
LI 116I-295 (secret overlap)
LI 19NY 25A (Parker Road, former NY 254) from Sound Ave. to NY 25
LI 119Jackie Robinson (Interboro) Parkway
LI 20Cross Bay Parkway and Boulevard (including secret 907J and 900J), Woodhaven Boulevard
LI 120Cross Island Parkway
LI 21Williamsburg Bridge
LI 24Peninsula Boulevard
LI 124JFK Expressway
LI 25Western NY 24
LI 125I-495 (secret overlap) and service roads (secret NY 906A/906B, not to be signed as LI 125)
LI 26NY 101
LI 29NY 102
LI 30NY 106 south of NY 107, NY 106/107, NY 107 north of NY 106
LI 130Meadowbrook State Parkway
LI 31NY 454
LI 34Wantagh Ave., former NY 115
LI 35Eastern NY 24
LI 135Belt Parkway, Southern State Parkway, Heckscher State Parkway to NY 27
LI 36Glen Cove Road north of I-495 (includes secret NY 900B)
LI 39NY 109
LI 40NY 106 north of NY 107
LI 140Wantagh State Parkway
LI 41NY 105
LI 141I-/NY 878 and secret NY 909G (secret overlap for FHWA-defined length of I-878 - sign I-878)
LI 44NY 107 south of NY 106
LI 45NY 27 east of Prospect Expressway to NY 109
LI 145NY 27 (Sunrise Highway) from NY 109 to end of Suffolk CR 39A overlap (Southampton) and service roads (secret NY 906C/906D, not to be signed as LI 145)
LI 46NY 108
LI 49Suffolk CR 111
LI 149Loop Parkway
LI 50NY 110
LI 150NY 135
LI 51Old Sunrise Highway, Amityville (secret NY 900D)
LI 151Bay Parkway
LI 54NY 25A, Carman Mill Road (former NY 276)
LI 154Bethpage State Parkway
LI 55Merrick Road, NY 27A, Suffolk CR 85, Suffolk CR 80, secret NY 900W, Hill Street, Windmill Lane, Nugent Street, Hampton Road, NY 27
LI 155Ocean Parkway
LI 59Beach Channel Drive from Marine Parkway Bridge, Beach 108th Street, Shore Front Parkway (secret NY 908L), Beach 73rd Street, Rockaway Freeway, Seagirt Boulevard
LI 60NY 231 north of Southern State Parkway
LI 160NY 231 south of Southern State Parkway
LI 64Hauppauge Center Road (secret NY 901A)
LI 66NY 111
LI 166Robert Moses Causeway
LI 70Suffolk CR 97
LI 170Sagtikos State Parkway and Sunken Meadow State Parkway
LI 74Suffolk CR 83
LI 174Heckscher State Parkway south of NY 27
LI 76NY 112
LI 80Suffolk CR 46 and 75
LI 84Suffolk CR 51
LI 86Suffolk CR 104, former NY 113
LI 90NY 114
LI 94Secret NY 900A (Main Street, Greenport)
LI 96Secret NY 900C (Orient Park Road)

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