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Interstate 91 Massachusetts
Southbound

Highway Information

Miles 54.99
Counties Traveled
Through
Hampden, Hampshire,
Franklin
Cities Springfield, Holyoke,
Northampton, Greenfield
Major Junctions Interstate 291
(Exit 8)

Interstate 391
(Exit 12)

Interstate 90
(Exit 14)

OKRoads Coverage
Miles Driven
by OKRoads
(Percentage)
53 (96%)
Southern End of
Interstate Driven
Connecticut State Line
Northern End of
Interstate Driven
Vermont State Line
Have Not Driven Between Exit 4 & Exit 8
(Total distance 2 miles)

Pictures

Northbound

Southbound

Interstate 91 South
Massachusetts Welcomes You signage as Interstate 91 enters the Bay State. In the next 54.99 miles, Interstate 91 will travel through Greenfield, Northampton, Holyoke, and Springfield. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
A rest area and visitor information center are located in Greenfield just off of Exit 26 (Massachusetts 2 West/Massachusetts 2A East). (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South approaching Exit 28 - Massachusetts 10 - 1 mile. The state highway spends much of its length duplexed with U.S. 5 or U.S. 202. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South approaching Exit 28 - Massachusetts 10 - 1/2 mile. Massachusetts 10 begins its duplex with U.S. 5 one-half mile to the west. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South at Exit 28 - Massachusetts 10 - Bernardston/Northfield. Northfield is seven miles to the east. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
The next two exits serve the town of Greenfield, which is home to 18,168 residents. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South approaching Exit 27 - Massachusetts 2 East - 2 miles. The state highway travels across the northern tier of the state and eventually makes it to Boston. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
The French King Bridge brings Massachusetts 2 over the Connecticut River. For more information on the span, visit the Massachusetts Highway Department's webpage about the bridge. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Use Massachusetts 2 East to U.S. 5 and Massachusetts 10. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South approaching Exit 27 - Massachusetts 2 East - 1 mile. Boston is 92 miles east of this interchange. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Another Greenfield exits sign appears; this one is 3/4 mile north of Massachusetts 2 East and 3 1/4 mile north of Massachusetts 2A East. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South approaching Exit 27 - Massachusetts 2 East - 1/2 mile. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South at Exit 27 - Massachusetts 2 East - Boston. The two highways will duplex for the next 2 1/2 miles. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South and Massachusetts 2 West
Interstate 91 South and Massachusetts 2 West assurance shields as traffic from the state highway merges from the left. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South and Massachusetts 2 West approaching Exit 26 - Massachusetts 2 West/Massachusetts 2A East - 2 miles. Massachusetts 2A makes up the original route of Massachusetts 2 through Greenfield. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Use Massachusetts 2 West to the Bridge of Flowers, which is located in the community of Shelburne Falls, and the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, better known as the Mass MoCA. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South and Massachusetts 2 West approaching Exit 26 - Massachusetts 2 West/Massachusetts 2A East - 1 mile. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Use Massachusetts 2 West to the rest area and visitor information center. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Parts of Massachusetts 2 are known as the Mohawk Trail through the commonwealth. The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute is located in the town of Williamstown, which is near the New York state line 41 miles to the west. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South and Massachusetts 2 West head under Colrain Street as we are now one-half mile from Massachusetts 2A East and Massachusetts 2 West. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South and Massachusetts 2 West at Exit 26 - Massachusetts 2 West/Massachusetts 2A East - Greenfield Center/North Adams. A 36 mile scenic westbound drive along the Mohawk Trail awaits those going to North Adams, a city that is home to 14,681 people. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South
Interstate 91 South approaching Exit 25 - Massachusetts 116 - 1 mile. Massachusetts 116 stays to the east of Interstate 91 between Springfield and South Deerfield, then continues west through Conway, Ashfield, Plainfield, and Savoy to Massachusetts 8 near Adams. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Use Massachusetts 116 South to Amherst and Sunderland. Amherst is home to the University of Massachusetts and is 11 miles to the southeast. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South approaching Exit 25 - Massachusetts 116 - 1/2 mile. This is a partial interchange, with only a southbound off-ramp and northbound on-ramp available. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Gore point signage at Exit 25 for Massachusetts 116 to Deerfield, Conway, Amherst, and Sunderland. The BGS closest to the interchange was nowhere to be found on this July afternoon. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South approaching Exit 24 - U.S. 5/Massachusetts 10 - 1 mile. The highways duplex for 26 miles. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Massachusetts 116 splits from U.S. 5 and Massachusetts 10 less than one-half mile northeast of Exit 24. Use the state highway to Sunderland. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Another tourist information center is located near Exit 24. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Please, take a break, stay awake, for safety sake. These blue signs appear randomly throughout Massachusetts. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South approaching Exit 24 - U.S. 5/Massachusetts 10 - 1/2 mile. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Use U.S. 5/Massachusetts 10 northbound to Massachusetts 116 southbound, which leads to Amherst, home of the University of Massachusetts. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South at Exit 24 - U.S. 5/Massachusetts 10 - Whately/Deerfield. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South approaching Exit 23 - U.S. 5/Massachusetts 10 - 3/4 mile. Exit 23 is another half-interchange. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South approaching Exit 23 - U.S. 5/Massachusetts 10 - 1/4 mile. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South at Exit 23 - U.S. 5/Massachusetts 10 - Whately/North Hatfield. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
The next southbound exit is Exit 21, serving none other than U.S. 5 and Massachusetts 10. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
The next two exits on Interstate 91 South serve the city of Northampton, population 28,978. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South approaching Exit 21 - U.S. 5/Massachusetts 10 - 1 mile. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South approaching Exit 21 - U.S. 5/Massachusetts 10 - 1/2 mile. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South at Exit 21 - U.S. 5/Massachusetts 10 - Hatfield. Exit 21 is a full interchange, which is hard to find between Northampton and Greenfield. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South approaching Exit 20 - U.S. 5/Massachusetts 9/Massachusetts 10 - 1 mile. U.S. 5 and Massachusetts 10 split at Massachusetts 9 two miles south of Exit 20, which is yet another half-interchange. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South approaching Exit 20 - U.S. 5/Massachusetts 9/Massachusetts 10 - 1/2 mile. Massachusetts 9 provides the main east-west arterial through Northampton and travels across the state. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Use Exit 20 to the Northampton Veterans Affairs (V.A.) Medical Center. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South at Exit 20 - U.S. 5/Massachusetts 9/Massachusetts 10 - Northampton/Hadley. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
The next interchange is Exit 18, serving our old friend, U.S. 5. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South approaching Exit 18 - U.S. 5 - 1 mile. Exit 18 is the final Northampton exit. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Use U.S. 5 North to Massachusetts 9 westbound to Smith College, a private school for women. Use U.S. 5 southbound to the Mount Tom State Reservation. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South approaching Exit 18 - U.S. 5 - 1/2 mile. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South at Exit 18 - U.S. 5 - Northampton/Easthampton. Easthampton is actually southwest of Northampton by five miles. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South approaching the Mount Tom scenic area - 1 mile. The area provides parking spaces to allow motorists to get out and look at the beautiful western Massachusetts scenery. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South approaching the Mount Tom scenic area - 1/2 mile. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South at the Mount Tom scenic area. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
The next three exits serve the city of Holyoke, which is home to nearly 40,000 residents. The three exits are Massachusetts 141 (1 1/4 miles), U.S. 202 (2 1/2 miles), and Lower Westfield Road (4 1/2 miles). (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South approaching Exit 17 - Massachusetts 141 - 1 mile. Massachusetts 141 connects Massachusetts 10 in Easthampton to Massachusetts 21 in Ludlow. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Use Massachusetts 141 west to the Williston Northampton School, a boarding school located in Easthampton. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South approaching Exit 17 - Massachusetts 141 - 1/2 mile. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South at Exit 17 - Massachusetts 141 - Holyoke Center/Easthampton. Traffic begins to pick up somewhat here as we approach Springfield. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
The next interchange is Exit 16 at U.S. 202. Use the federal highway to the Holyoke Heritage State Park and the Holyoke Soldiers Home. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South approaching Exit 16 - U.S. 202 - 1/2 mile. U.S. 202 is signed north-south in Massachusetts. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South at Exit 16 - U.S. 202 - South Hadley/Westfield. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South approaching Exit 15 - Lower Westfield Road - 1 mile, and Exit 14 - Interstate 90/MassPike - 2 miles. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South approaching Exit 15 - Lower Westfield Road - 1/2 mile. The Holyoke Mall at Ingleside is located near this interchange. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South at Exit 15 - Lower Westfield Road/Ingleside. The MassPike is now 3/4 mile ahead. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South approaching Exit 14 - Interstate 90/MassPike - 1/4 mile. The Exit 14 interchange is made up of three trumpet interchanges. One is between Interstate 91 and its connector to the turnpike, one is between that connector and U.S. 5, and the last is between Interstate 90 and the connector that goes between the turnpike and the connector from Interstate 91. Confused yet? (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Interstate 91 South at Exit 14 - Interstate 90/MassPike - Boston/Albany NY. Boston is 92 miles to the east, while Albany is 81 miles to the west. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Despite the fact that there is only one lane on the connector from Interstate 91, this sign says to use the right lane to the turnpike. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
The connector from Interstate 91 splits into separate off-ramps; one to U.S. 5 and the other to Interstate 90. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
The MassPike toll booth at interchange 4 of the toll road. There is no toll charged to drive from Interstate 91 west to the New York state line. To the right are two Citizens Bank FastLanes, which is the MassPike's electronic toll collection system. It is compatible with the E-ZPass system that is used in most other northeastern states. (Photo taken 7/9/05)
Finally, the split of the MassPike interchange 4 connector to opposite directions of the turnpike. (Photo taken 7/9/05)

Page created: January 21, 2006
Last updated: January 21, 2006