Interstate 95 enters Massachusetts at the Town of Attleboro. There is no Exit 1 along northbound as that ramp serves southbound interests to U.S. 1 (Washington Street) for Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Since Massachusetts uses sequential exit numbering, signs displayed to motorists indicate the next exit after the missing one. Photo taken 06/27/05.
Massachusetts 1A (Newport Avenue) intersects Interstate 95 at the Exit 2 full-cloverleaf interchange at Attleboro. The alternate to U.S. 1 constitutes a loop through Providence, East Providence, and Attleboro. Photo taken 06/27/05.
Extra large three-digit width shields for Interstate 95 lie along the freeway mainline in southeastern Massachusetts. Photo taken 06/27/05.
Exit 2A departs Interstate 95 northbound onto Massachusetts 1A (Newport Avenue) southbound to Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Rhode Island 1A continues south to Rhode Island 114 at Rumford and East Providence. Rhode Island 1A travels west toward U.S. 1 and Providence 1 via Interstate 195 and U.S. 6-44. Photo taken 06/27/05.
The Welcome to Massachusetts sign lies within the Exit 2 interchange. Drivers from Newport Avenue southbound join Interstate 95 northbound ahead. Photo taken 06/27/05.
Interstate 95 northbound at the Exit 2B loop ramp departure to Massachusetts 1A (Newport Avenue) north to U.S. 1 at South Attleboro. Massachusetts 1A merges with U.S. 1 1.3 miles north near junction Massachusetts 123 (Highland Avenue). Newport Avenue turns east with Massachusetts 123 to West Street. U.S. 1 north presses northward a short distance to Old Town and junction Interstate 295 (Exit 1).Photo taken 06/27/05.
All commercial truckers must stop at the weigh station along Interstate 95 northbound between Exits 2 and 3 during its hours of operation. Photo taken 06/27/05.
The weigh station provides a parking area for cars in addition to its operations of truck inspections. Photo taken 06/27/05.
Massachusetts 123 follows South Avenue east from West Street to meet Interstate 95 at the Exit 3 six-ramp partial-cloverleaf interchange. The state highway ventures east two miles to the Attleboro town center from Exit 3. Photo taken 06/27/05.
The first sign for the northern terminus of Interstate 295 (Exit 4) lies adjacent to the one-half mile sign for Exit 3 (junction Massachusetts 123). Massachusetts 123 provides the main route east to central Attleboro, Chartley, and Norton from Interstate 95 and U.S. 1. Photo taken 06/27/05.
Exit 3 departs Interstate 95 northbound onto Massachusetts 123 (South Avenue). Massachusetts 123 follows Thacher and County Streets northeast to junction Massachusetts 152 (Main Street) and 118 (Park and Emory Streets) in downtown Attleboro. Massachusetts 118 leads southeast to Briggs Corner and Rehoboth. Photo taken 06/27/05.
Interstate 295 provides a freeway bypass route of Providence and Pawtucket, Rhode Island to the west of Interstate 95. The freeway serves the Woonsocket, Cumberland, Smithfield, and Cranston communities of the Ocean State along its 26.58-mile routing. Photo taken 06/27/05.
One half mile south of the Exit 4 half-cloverleaf interchange with Interstate 295 at the Clifton Street overpass in Attleboro. Interstate 295 travels west seven miles to junction Rhode Island 146 near Cumberland before turning south to Warwick and its return to Interstate 95. Photo taken 06/27/05.
Entering the Exit 4 interchange with Interstate 295's northern terminus. Interstate 895 was once touted as the Providence/Seekonk eastern bypass from Interstate 295 south to Interstate 195. While the freeway was never built, provisions at the Exit 4 interchange for unconstructed Interstate 895 were in the form of abandoned ramp grading and a stub end of the Interstate 295 mainline. Photo taken 06/27/05.
A simple loop ramp carries northbound drivers onto Interstate 295 south at Exit 4. Interstate 295 travels two miles west to junction U.S. 1 (Washington Street) before entering Rhode Island at the Town of Cumberland. Photo taken 06/27/05.
Aforementioned Massachusetts 152 (North Main Street) heads north from the Attleboro town center parallel to Interstate 95 near Exit 5. Robert F. Toner Boulevard provides the connection to the adjacent route from Exit 5. Photo taken 06/27/05.
Exit 5 facilitates the movements to Massachusetts 152 (North Main Street) via the folded-diamond interchange with Robert F. Toner Boulevard. Massachusetts 152 continues north alongside Interstate 95 into North Attleborough via Francis J. Kelley Boulevard. Robert F. Toner Boulevard stems west as Commonwealth Avenue and Elm Street to junction U.S. 1 (East Washington Street) and the North Attleborough Town center. U.S. 1 continues north from there to Plainville. Photo taken 06/27/05.
Motorists seeking tourist information or a brief stop may utilize the rest area along Interstate 95 northbound between Exits 5 and 6A. Photo taken 06/27/05.
Interstate 95 next meets Interstate 495, the outer bypass of the Boston metropolitan area, at the Exit 6 full-cloverleaf interchange. Interstate 495 represents the second longest three-digit Interstate at 121.56 miles in length. Photo taken 06/27/05.
The Massachusetts Welcome Center lies north of the Plain Street under crossing in western Mansfield. Photos taken 06/27/05.
Interstate 495 travels a rural path between Wareham and Lowell west and south of Boston. The southern terminus ties into the east end of Interstate 195 and north end of Massachusetts 25. Massachusetts 25 represents a freeway corridor east to Buzzards Bay and junction U.S. 6; U.S. 6 provides a freeway east to Chatham and Cape Cod. Photo taken 06/27/05.
Exit 6A leaves Interstate 95 north after the Grove Street overpass. Interstate 495 south ventures two miles east to junction Massachusetts 140 at Mansfield and 33 miles to its end at junction Interstate 195 and Massachusetts 25. Chatham lies 83 miles away on Cape Cod. Photo taken 06/27/05.
The town of Foxborough lies north of the Interstate 95 and 495 junction at Mansfield. Gillette Stadium, home of the NFL New England Patriots franchise, lies with Foxborough along U.S. 1 (Washington Street). Interests to the venue should use Interstate 495 north (Exit 6B) to Exit 14 (U.S. 1 north). Photo taken 06/27/05.
Interstate 95 northbound at the ramp departure of Exit 6A onto Interstate 495 south. Interstate 495 serves interests to Taunton, Brockton, Middleborough, and Plymouth in southeastern Massachusetts. Photo taken 06/27/05.
Interstate 495 northbound travels northwest 25 miles to junction Interstate 90 (Massachusetts Turnpike) for long-distance travelers to Worcester. The freeway otherwise turns northeast from Interstate 90 (Exit 22) to Boxborough and the cities of Lowell, Lawrence, and Haverhill in northeastern Massachusetts. Photo taken 06/27/05.
A second sign reminds motorists of the Exit 6B loop ramp onto Interstate 495 north. Interstate 495 north returns to Interstate 95 at Exit 59 just south of the New Hampshire state line. The freeway meets Interstate 93 in 64 miles at Exit 40. Photo taken 06/27/05.