Interstate 481 South

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Interstate 481 South
The first exit from Interstate 481 south is with Northern Boulevard in Cicero. Photo taken 05/09/05.
Confirming marker posted between the Thompson Road (CR 13) underpass and the parclo interchange at Exit 8. Photo taken 05/09/05.
Northern Boulevard heads south from Interstate 481 to Molloy Road west to Hancock Field ANGB and NY 298 (Collamer Road) in DeWitt. Northward the arterial merges with Thompson Road to suburban areas at NY 31. Photo taken 05/09/05.
Curving southeast, I-481 travels two miles to NY 298, three miles to Interstate 90 and seven miles to the DeWitt town center. Photo taken 05/09/05.
NY 298 begins in Bridgeport from NY 31 and travels southwest to Schepps Corners and a folded diamond interchange (Exit 7) with Interstate 481. Photo taken 05/09/05.
Southbound at Exit 7 to NY 298 (Collamer Road). NY 298 continues west through Collamer to the industrial center of DeWitt and NY 635 (Thompson Road). Overall the highway travels 14.05 miles between Bridgeport and Interstate 690 (Exit 14) in Syracuse. Photo taken 05/09/05.
A short distance south of Exit 7 is the trumpet interchange (Exit 6) and access road to the New York Thruway at Exit 34A. Photo taken 05/09/05.
Replaced by 2009, a state named shield for Interstate 481 preceded the exchange for the New York Thruway. Photo taken 05/09/05.
Interstate 90 travels west from I-481 to I-81 at Salina, Liverpool and I-690 at Van Buren. Photo taken 05/09/05.
Southbound at the loop ramp for the New York Thruway access road. Interstate 90 follows the toll road west to Rochester and Buffalo and east to Utica and Albany. Photo taken 05/09/05.
One mile north of the cloverleaf interchange (Exit 5W/E) with Kirkville Road on Interstate 481 south. Photo taken 05/09/05.
Interests to the New York State Fairgrounds are directed onto Interstate 690 west from I-481 south. Photo taken 05/09/05.
Exit 5W leaves Interstate 481 south for Kirkville Road west to Franklin Park and NY 635 (Thompson Road) via Exeter Street. Photo taken 05/09/05.
Kirkville Road east continues into the town of Manlius and N Kirkville Road. Kirkville Road east to Main Street south connects with Minoa and NY 290 near Green Lakes State Park. Photo taken 05/09/05.
Exit 5E loops onto Kirkville Road east, one mile north of the Butternut Interchange (Exit 4) with Interstate 690 west. Photo taken 05/09/05.
Interstate 690 heads west five miles to I-81 at Downtown Syracuse and overall 14.19 miles to I-90 at Van Buren. Photo taken 05/09/05.
A long viaduct carries Interstate 481 over a CSX Railroad yard ahead of the exchange with I-690. Photo taken 05/09/05.
Exit 4 parts ways with Interstate 481 south after the NY 290 (Manlius Center Road) underpass. NY 290 turns northwest on Bridge Street at East Syracuse, north of the interchange (Exit 17) joining Bridge Street with I-690. Photo taken 05/09/05.
Interstate 690 leads west from Syracuse to the communities of Solvay and Lakeland along Onondaga Lake. NY 690 continues the freeway to Baldwinsville and Lysander. Photo taken 05/09/05.
Three ramps within the Butternut Interchange were built for a planned relocation of NY 5 around Fayetteville. Advancing south on I-481, Towpath Road comes into view along the west side of the freeway. Photo taken 05/09/05.
Passing under Kinne Road on the one half mile approach to NY 5/92 at Exits 3W/E. Photo taken 05/09/05.
Exit 3W connects I-481 south with NY 5/92 ahead of their split at Erie Boulevard. NY 5 follows Erie Boulevard north to ShoppingTown Mall and the DeWitt town center and west to Downtown parallel to Interstate 690. Photo taken 05/09/05.
NY 92 continues along E Genesee Street through eastern Syracuse toward Syracuse University and its western terminus at U.S. 11. Photo taken 05/09/05.
NY 5/92 overlap for 1.13 miles east from Erie Boulevard to Highbridge Road in Lyndon. NY 92 branches southeast along Highbridge Road into Manlius and continues seven miles beyond the village to Cazenovia. Photo taken 05/09/05.
Exit 5E joins Interstate 481 with Fayetteville via NY 5 (Genesee Street) east ten miles to the village of Chittenango. Photo taken 05/09/05.
Interstate 481 turns southwest parallel to Butternut Creek between suburban areas along Maple Drive and Jamesville Road. Photo taken 05/09/05.
A lane drop occurs along the freeway southbound ahead of Exit 2. Photo taken 05/09/05.
Jamesville Road heads south from NY 92 (E Genesee Street) to a diamond interchange (Exit 2) with Interstate 481. Exit 2 serves Jamesville Beach County Park via NY 173 west and Clark Reservation State Park via NY 91 south. Photo taken 05/09/05.
Turning west, Exit 2 separates from I-481 to Jamesville Road. Jamesville Road south transitions into North Street (CR 6) ahead of NY 173 (Seneca Turnpike) in Jamesville. Photo taken 05/09/05.
Interstate 481 traverses Rams Gulch north of Clark Reservation State Park. Photo taken 05/09/05.
Entering the final two miles of Interstate 481 south. Photo taken 05/09/05.
Passing under Interstate 481 from Jamesville, a CSX Railroad parallels the freeway west to the exchange with I-81. Photo taken 05/09/05.
Brighton Avenue stems north from NY 173 in south Syracuse to meet Interstate 481 at Exit 1. Photo taken 05/09/05.
A diagrammatic sign shows the configuration of the final three off-ramps from Interstate 481 south. Photo taken 05/09/05.
A three-wye interchange joins I-481 with Interstate 81 west of the parclo (Exit 1) with Brighton Avenue. Brighton Avenue parallels I-81 north to U.S. 11 (Salina Street). Photo taken 05/09/05.
NY 173 (E Seneca Turnpike) runs a half mile south of I-481 at Exit 1. The state route arcs southeast from Fairmount to Onondaga Hill, south Syracuse and Jamesville. Photo taken 05/09/05.
Exit 1 leaves Interstate 481 south for Brighton Avenue just ahead of the roadway partition for I-81 north to Syracuse and I-81 south to Cortland and Binghamton. Photo taken 05/09/05.
Interstate 81 south departs Syracuse into the Onondaga Indian Reservation and town of LaFayette. Northbound I-81 enters the southern reaches of Syracuse at the Skytop neighborhood. Photo taken 05/09/05.
A loop ramp from Brighton Avenue merges with the connection to Interstate 81 north as the southbound ramp ascends onto a single lane flyover. Photo taken 05/09/05.
An end shield for Interstate 481 stands along the ramp for I-81 north. Photo taken 05/09/05.
Northbound Interstate 81 expands to four lanes between I-481 south and Exit 17 for Calthrop Avenue. Calthrop Avenue connects Interstate 81 with parallel U.S. 11 (S Salina Street). Photo taken 05/09/05.

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05/09/05 by AARoads

Connect with:
Interstate 81
Interstate 90 / New York Thruway
Interstate 690

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