America’s busiest Interstate may not be your preferred way of getting there. I-95 Alternatives are planned routes, detours and diversions that allow you the option of getting off I-95 to avoid traffic, save time or simply drive some new territory.
About This Route: Massachusetts I-495 (Boston) – Massachusetts’ I-495 bypasses the Boston, MA metropolitan area. The route is a multi-land divided Interstate highway that passes through primarily suburban areas surrounding greater Boston. The highway forms an arc approximately 30 miles from Boston. Southbound Details: From Massachusetts I-95 Exit 59 (I-495) take I-495 south to the … Continue reading The Boston Alternative
About This Route: I-95 thru Rhode Island, Southern Connecticut and New York City is not something most seasoned I-95 drivers look forward to… but there is an alternative. The route described below is not without issues, but they are far less stressful thank taking I-95 directly. The Connecticut/Tappan Zee alternative is entirely multi-lane divided Interstate … Continue reading I-84/Garden State Parkway Alternative
About This Route: US Route 301 (Delaware – Maryland – Virginia) : US Route 301 bypasses the Baltimore-Washington, DC metropolitan area. The route is primarily a multi-lane highway, with some limited-access, Interstate design sections. The highway passes through rural and urban areas including several cities and towns. Portions of this route may be congested during … Continue reading The Baltimore-Washington Alternative
About This Route: Virginia I-295 (Richmond – Petersburg) – Virginia’s I-295 bypasses the Richmond and Petersburg, Virginia metropolitan areas. The route is a multi-lane divided Interstate highway that passes through primarily rural areas. The route crosses the James River via the 4680′ long, visually spectacular Virina-Elon Bridge, connecting Eastern Henrico County and Chesterfield County (near … Continue reading The Richmond-Petersburg Alternative
About This Route: Florida I-295 (Jacksonville) – Florida’s I-295 bypasses the Jacksonville, FL metropolitan area. The route is a multi-land divided Interstate highway that passes through primarily suburban areas surrounding greater Jacksonville. The route traverses the 3.2 mile long Buckman Bridge, which crosses the St. Johns River. Southbound Details: From Florida I-95 Exit 362 (I-295, … Continue reading The Jacksonville Alternative