U.S. Route 6

U.S. Highway 6 is a 5158 km long in east-west direction extending Highway through the center and the northeastern United States. He is also called the Grand Army of the Republic Highway to the same veterans organization. The Highway 6 is one of the main routes of 1926 established the system of U.S. Highways. The western terminus was in 1964 by Long Beach on the Pacific Coast to Los Angeles to the east moved to the junction with U.S. Highway 395 in Bishop on the eastern border of California. The eastern end is the transition in the Massachusetts Route 6A on the Atlantic coast in Provincetown in Massachusetts. The Highway 6 is the second longest in the United States today.


The most important intersections and junctions

  • U.S. Highway 395 in Bishop, California
  • U.S. Highway 95 from Coaldale, Nevada to Tonopah (Nevada ) - 65 km common course
  • U.S. Highway 50 / U.S. Highway 93 from Ely, Nevada to Majors Place, NV - 44 km common course
  • U.S. Highway 50 to Delta - 202 km further joint development
  • Interstate 15 in Spanish Fork, Utah
  • U.S. Highway 89 southeast of Spanish Fork - 15 km geinsamer course
  • U.S. Highway 191 from Price, Utah to Crescent Junction, Utah - 152 km of common course
  • Interstate 70 / U.S. Highway 50 from Green River, Utah to the northwest of Grand Junction, Colorado - 171 km of common course
  • Interstate 70 to the east of Idaho Springs, Colorado - 354 km of common history, of which
  • U.S. Highway 40 from Empire, Colorado to the east of Idaho Springs - 19 km common course
  • U.S. Highway 40 northwest of Lakewood, Colorado
  • Interstate 70 northwest of Lakewood
  • U.S. Highway 85 / Interstate 25 in Denver
  • Interstate 76 from Derby, Colorado to Brush, Colorado - 132 km of common history, of which
  • U.S. Highway 34 west of Fort Morgan, Colorado - 15 km common course
  • U.S. Highway 138 in Sterling, Colorado
  • Interstate 76 east of Sterling
  • U.S. Highway 385 in Holyoke, Colorado
  • U.S. Highway 34 west of Culbertson, Nebraska to Hastings, Nebraska - 226 km of common course
  • U.S. Highway 83 in McCook, Nebraska
  • U.S. Highway 283 in Arapahoe, Nebraska
  • U.S. Highway 136 in Edison, Nebraska
  • U.S. Highway 183 in Holdrege, Nebraska
  • U.S. Highway 281 in Hastings
  • U.S. Highway 81 west of Fairmont, Nebraska
  • Interstate 80 / U.S. Highway 77 / U.S. Highway 34 in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Interstate 80 at Waverly, Nebraska
  • U.S. Highway 275 west of Omaha, Nebraska
  • Interstate 680 in Omaha
  • Interstate 480 / U.S. Highway 75 in Omaha
  • Interstate 29 in Council Bluffs, Iowa
  • Interstate 80 northwest of Council Bluffs
  • U.S. Highway 59 in Oakland, Iowa
  • U.S. Highway 71 east of Atlantic, Iowa - 13.5 km common course
  • Interstate 80, north of Atlantic to Dexter, Iowa - 64 km common course
  • U.S. Highway 169 in Adel, Iowa
  • Interstate 35 west of Des Moines, Iowa
  • U.S. Highway 69 / Interstate 235 in Des Moines
  • U.S. Highway 65 northeast of Des Moines
  • Interstate 80, north of Altoona, Iowa, to the west of Newton, Iowa - 33 km common course
  • U.S. Highway 63 east of Grinnell, Iowa
  • U.S. Highway 151 in Amana, Iowa
  • Interstate 80 / Interstate 380 / U.S. Highway 218 northwest of Iowa City, Iowa
  • Interstate 80 north of Wilton, Iowa to the north-east of Davenport - 43 km common course
  • Interstate 280 north-west of Davenport
  • U.S. Highway 61 north of Davenport
  • Interstate 74 northeast of Davenport to south of Moline, Illinois - 16 km common course
  • U.S. Highway 67 east of Davenport
  • Interstate 80 south-east of Moline
  • U.S. Highway 34 from Sheffield, Illinois to Princeton, Illinois - 25 km common course
  • Interstate 180 east of Princeton
  • Interstate 39 / U.S. Highway 51 in La Salle, Illinois
  • Interstate 55 in Channahon, Illinois
  • Interstate 80 / U.S. Highway 30 / U.S. Highway 52 in Joliet, Illinois
  • Interstate 355 north of New Lenox, Illinois
  • U.S. Highway 45 in Orland Park, Illinois
  • Interstate 57 in Markham, Illinois
  • Interstate 94 in South Holland, Illinois
  • Interstate 80 / Interstate 94 from Lansing, Illinois to Lake Station, Indiana - 27 km common course
  • U.S. Highway 41 in Hammond, Indiana
  • Interstate 65 south-east of Gary, Indiana
  • U.S. Highway 421 in Westville, Indiana
  • U.S. Highway 35 at Kingsbury, Indiana
  • U.S. Highway 31 in La Paz, Indiana
  • U.S. Highway 33 in Ligonier, Indiana
  • Interstate 69 at Waterloo, Indiana
  • U.S. Highway 127 south of Bryan, Ohio
  • U.S. Highway 24 in Napoleon, Ohio
  • Interstate 75 south of Bowling Green, Ohio
  • U.S. Highway 23 in Bradner, Ohio
  • U.S. Highway 20 in Fremont, Ohio
  • Interstate 90 northeast of Fremont
  • U.S. Highway 250 in Sandusky, Ohio
  • Interstate 71 / Interstate 77 / Interstate 90 / U.S. Highway 20 / U.S. Highway 42 in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Interstate 79 / U.S. Highway 322 in Meadville, Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Highway 19 from Meadville to south of Indian Head (Pennsylvania), Pennsylvania - 39 km common course
  • U.S. Highway 62 in Warren, Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Highway 15 in Mansfield, Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Highway 220 in Towanda, Pennsylvania
  • Interstate 81 / Interstate 476 / U.S. Highway 11 in Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • Interstate 84 / U.S. Highway 206 at Milford, Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Highway 209 from Milford, Pennsylvania to Port Jervis, New York - 12 km common course
  • Interstate 87 in Central Valley, New York
  • U.S. Highway 9 / U.S. Highway 202 in Peekskill, New York
  • Interstate 84 in Brewster, New York
  • U.S. Highway 202 from Brewster, New York to Danbury, Connecticut - 19 km common course
  • Interstate 84 / U.S. Highway 7 in Danbury
  • Interstate 84 through the space Hartford, Connecticut to Manchester, Connecticut - common 23 km course
  • Interstate 91 / U.S. Highway 5 / U.S. Highway 44 in Hartford
  • U.S. Highway 44, we - 11 km course through common Manchester
  • Interstate 395 in Danielson, Connecticut
  • Interstate 295 west of Providence, Rhode Iceland
  • Interstate 95 / Interstate 195 / U.S. Highway 1 / U.S. Highway 44 in Providence
  • Interstate 195 in Fall River, Massachusetts

From 1936 to 1964, when the section was shortened by California, was the Highway 6 of the longest in the United States, the U.S. Highway 20 as the Highway 6 was created in 1926, today, Erie was its eastern end point in Pennsylvania.

Since the Highway 6 runs locally congruent with other highways, has its meaning - as opposed, for example, to U.S. Highway 40 - reduced as transcontinental transport connection.


Today's section of Highway 6 through California runs 66.4 kilometers from Bishop north to the border with Nevada. Before the numbering of Highways was reorganized in California in 1964, led the Highway 6 on the route of today's U.S. Highway 395, California State Route 14, Interstate 5 and Interstate 110 to Long Beach. Although all highway-like -developed sections were lost by the shortening of 1964, the Highway 6 is still part of the California Freeway and Expressway System.

Today, the Highway 6 begins in Bishop and runs north through the agricultural Chalfant Valley on the western edge of the White Mountains. After approximately 50 km the small town of Benton is achieved. Here you can meet the Highway 6 on the California State Route 120, which leads to the Yosemite National Park and the San Joaquin Valley. A few kilometers north of Benton, the limit is reached to Nevada.


The Highway 6 leads now continues northeast through the semi-desert of the Queen Valley. Between Nevada's highest peak, the Boundary Peak, and the Montgomery Peak in California, that are over 4,000 meters high, the road passes through. The road now climbs up through the wooded by -leaved pine and Utah juniper zone to 2,185 m high pass Montgomery. The direction will change gradually to the east.

The Highway 6 now leads through a desert landscape with the former mining community of Columbus before opens from left U.S. Highway 95. The Highways 6 and 95 run together now in an easterly direction to Tonopah, where Highway 95 turns south. 24 km south of Tonopah is the military restricted area and nuclear test site Nellis Range.

The Highway 6 continues eastwards through the Basin and Range Province. In the ghost town of Warm Springs, the Nevada State Route leads a 375. Now, the direction changes again to the northeast, and finally reached the small town of Ely Nevada, the biggest town on Highway 6 Here the Highway 6 meets with U.S. Highway 50 and U.S. Highway 93 together. The three highways now lead a route together through the east of Ely Located Schell Creek Range, which is known for its green forests and meadows, and their wildlife.

After the Highway 93 has left the common course to the south. contact the Highway 6 and 50 together again in an easterly direction. The road overcomes the Snake Range over the Sacramento Pass north of Wheeler Peak, Nevada's second highest mountain in Great Basin National Park. A little later the highways reach 6 and 50 north of the Mormon settlement Baker together the border into Utah.


The Highway 6 and Highway 50 come together to Utah and left the country together again. But within that State take largely different courses, of which the Highway 50 takes the newer and shorter route.

A few kilometers after the border of Nevada cross the coextending Highways 6 and 50, the Utah State Route 159 After another 142 km east - north-east course common to both highways and separated at the eastern edge of the Delta. During the Highway 50 takes a shorter southern course, the Highway 6 now turns to the north - northeast.

In the course of Highway 6, together with the Interstate 15 reaches the city of Spanish Fork. There, the Highway 6 turns to the southeast and meets on the southeastern edge of Spanish Fork on U.S. Highway 89 After 15.4 km combined history of Highway 6 leaves it in an easterly direction, while the Highway 89 turns south.

The direction will change gradually in a south-eastern course and leads on the edge of the Uinta National Forest over. In Helper joins from the left of U.S. Highway 191 and both roads now run together to the southeast. About Price and Wellington the road turns now to the south and reaches the common extending in an east-west Interstate 70 and U.S. Highway 50 All four roads now run on a common path to the east until after a few kilometers of Highway 191 to the south turning toward Arizona.

The common route of Interstate 70, U.S. Highway 6 and U.S. Highway 50 now leads in some east and some north-easterly direction to the border of Colorado. A few kilometers before it leaves the Highway 6 the public officials course again and runs parallel within a few kilometers.


The Highway 6 a few miles now runs in an easterly direction parallel to Interstate 70 and Highway 50 In Fruita, the highway enters the valley of the upper Colorado River. Together with the Highway 50 leads of Highway 6 through the center of Grand Junction, while Interstate 70 runs along the northern edge of town. Here you leave the Highway 50 final common path.

On the 391km long section from Grand Junction to Denver, the highway runs partly parallel, partly congruent with the Interstate 70 On this route ends at the crossing of the White River National Forest of the U.S. Highway 24 west to its end point. Further east, crosses the Highway 6 together with Interstate 70, the Front Range and thus the North American Continental Divide over the 3,655 m high Loveland Pass. Below the pass opens at Georgetown from the north of U.S. Highway 40 and also leads together to Denver.

Here you can meet the Highway on Interstates 25 and 76 and U.S. Highways 36, 85, 87 and 287 within the city of Highway 6 via the 6th Avenue (also known as 6th Avenue Freeway ).

The Highway 6 now leads in a north-westerly direction from Denver out and joins a short time later with Interstate 76 in Wiggins, the road meets U.S. Highway 34, the 39 and the Colorado State Highway 52 Highway leads Colorado State Highway now together with Highway 34 in an easterly direction. In Fort Morgan, the Highway 34 separates again from the common path. From the Brush Highway 6 runs alone again, in a northeasterly direction to Sterling but still parallel with the Interstate 76 meet here of Highway 6 on the U.S. Highway 138, the Colorado State Highway 14 and Colorado State Highway 61

Later in the direction changes gradually into an eastern course. In Holyoke U.S. Highway 385 crosses a few kilometers to the east of Highway 6 reaches the border between Colorado and Nebraska.


Coming from Colorado Highway 6 leads first in a southeasterly direction to again meet in Culbertson with U.S. Highway 34. Both roads now run on the same route eastward and cross in McCook U.S. Highway 83 and U.S. Highway 283 in Arapahoe The road leads north past Edison, where U.S. Highway 136 opens and reaches its western terminus. After the course is briefly swung on a northeastern course, it crosses in Holdrege U.S. Highway 183 and then takes you to the east. In Hastings of U.S. Highway 281 and Highway 34 crosses leaves the common route to the north. Further east, crosses in Fairmont U.S. Highway 81 before the road again Interstate 80 approaches in a northerly direction and at a distance of a few kilometers parallel to this leads to the east.

To the west of the capital of Nebraska Lincoln Highway 6 meets U.S. Highway 77 near its northern terminus. Also, the Highway 34 meets again on Highway 6 and crosses this. In the north-east of Highway 6 leaves the city and shortly afterwards crosses Interstate 80 now leads the Highway 6 continues northeast and crosses behind the Ashland Platte River.

South of Gretna, the course goes on to a northerly direction, crossing west of Omaha U.S. Highway 275, before he turns to the east and reaches the center of Nebraska's largest city of Omaha on a four-lane road. There crosses U.S. Highway 75 and along with Interstate 480 crosses the Highway 6 the Missouri River, which forms the border between Nebraska and Iowa.


Coming from Nebraska reached the Highway 6 first the city Council Bluffs, in the center of Interstate 29 crosses. West of the city crosses again the Interstate 80 and Highway 6 now continues eastwards. In Oakland ( Iowa) crosses offset of U.S. Highway 59 in Lewis further east the road turns northeast and passes through the town Atlantic, where it meets U.S. Highway 71 Together with this reached the Highway 6 again Interstate 80 and now runs again with this common to the east. East of Dexter leaves the Highway 6 again the common route to the north in order to turn east again in Redfield. About Adel, where U.S. Highway 169 crosses, and Waukee Iowa Highway reaches the capital Des Moines. There Interstate 35 and U.S. Highway 69 crosses the north of the city center crosses the Highway 6 the Des Moines River.

In the northeast of Des Moines Altoona located 65 of the Highway 6 merges at the intersection with U.S. Highway again with Interstate 80 from Lambs Grove runs the Highway 6 alone again in an easterly direction. To the east of Grinnell crosses U.S. Highway 63 At Highway Marengo of the Iowa River reached. A few kilometers east crossing of U.S. Highway 151 on the north- western edge of Iowa City, the highway crosses successively the Interstate 380 -developed U.S. Highway 218 and Interstate 80 in the city center of the Iowa River is crossed before the road in most southern direction the city leaves.

Behind West Liberty crossing of Highway 6 the Cedar River and then turns in a northeasterly direction to unite again with Interstate 80. At the northwestern edge of Davenport Road both achieve together the Quad Cities. The Highway 6 runs first on the northern ring road around the Quad Cities and crosses while U.S. Highway 61 before he turns together with Interstate 74 to the south and reaches between Davenport and Bettendorf the Mississippi River, which forms the border between Iowa and Illinois. The road now leads over a bridge and thus leaves the State of Iowa.


Coming Together with Interstate 74 reaches the Highway 6 Iowa City Moline. The highway now leads along with Interstate 74 in north-south direction through the city and crosses while the Illinois State Routes 92 and 5 as well as the Rock River before turning on the Quad City International Airport on the southern outskirts to the east. From there on the Highway 6 runs along the city limits of Moline and East Moline again on a separate track.

After the Highway 6 has crossed the eastern ring road and thus leave the area of the Quad Cities, the road leads again parallel to a few kilometers to the east extending Interstate 80 west of Sheffield joins U.S. Highway 34 from the south-west coming, and now runs east to Princeton together with Highway 6, where the Highway 34 turns to the northeast. In Princeton, the highway crosses 6 Interstate 180 and reached further east in La Salle the Illinois River. Here crosses of running on a common route with Interstate 39 U.S. Highway 51 and Highway runs from now parallel to the Illinois River. After the Highway has passed through the cities Ottawa, Seneca and Morris, he reached in Joliet, where Interstate 55 and U.S. Highways 30 and 52 intersect, the metropolitan Chicago area.

The road now leads initially to the northeast and crosses Interstate 355, before changing back to the east in Orland Hills of course. Here crosses U.S. Highway 45 on the east side of Markham Interstate 57 crosses, west of the city to Interstate 294 In South Holland cross the Illinois State Route 1 and Interstate 94 In Lansing, the highway turns south to the re- to reach Interstate 80 and continue to lead with this common to the east. After a few kilometers in the middle of the Chicago metropolitan area to the Highway 6 reaches the border between Illinois and Indiana.


From the Illinois Highway 6 leads to a common path with Interstates 80 and 94 ( Bormann Expressway) by Hammond, where U.S. Highway 41 crosses. Further east leads the Highway 6 on the southern edge of Gary gone where the Interstate crosses 65. In Lake Station of Highway 6 leaves the common course with Interstate 80 and bends to the south. South of Lake Station bends the Highway to the east and passes over South Haven to Westville. There crosses U.S. Highway 421 south of the further east Kingsbury crosses U.S. Highway 35 about Walkerton and the junction with U.S. Highway 31 in La Paz leads the Highway 6 east to Bremen. After that, the road continues east across Nappanee, Ligonier, where U.S. Highway 33 crosses, Kendallville, Waterloo, where the Interstate crosses 69, according to Butler, the last place in Indiana. A few kilometers to the east of Highway 6 crosses the border into Ohio.


In Williams County Highway 6 reaches the state of Ohio and runs south past Bryan. Behind Napoleon, where U.S. Highway 24 crosses, crosses the Highway 6 the Maumee River and then runs east in a straight line to Bowling Green, where the Interstate crosses 75. After the junction with U.S. Highway 23 and Fremont street changes its direction to the northeast and reached after the intersection with Interstate 80 to the Sandusky Bay Lake Erie. After the city of Sandusky Highway 6 leads on the southern shore of Lake Erie about Huron, Vermilion, Lorain and Lakewood to Cleveland, where he meets 20, 42 and 322 and some secondary roads to Interstate 90, U.S. Highways. The road leaves Cleveland in a northeasterly direction and initially runs parallel to the shore of Lake Erie before the direction again to the east, and thus from the shore turns inland for a few kilometers. From East Cleveland Highways 6 and 20 run a few miles on the same route before the Highway 6 again leads to the conservation area Euclid Creek Reservation on its own route to the east and the metropolitan area of ​​leaves around the city of Cleveland. About Chardon in Geauga County reached the street with the Ashtabula County, the last county in Ohio. In Andover, the road turns north to bypass the Pymatuning Reservoir, a reservoir of the Shenango River. North of the lake, the limit is reached to Pennsylvania.


The leading through Pennsylvania section of Highway 6 is of joining a few miles west of Meadville until they leave the state in Matamoras total of 634 km long.

Immediately behind the border, the highway turns to the southeast and reaches at Pymatuning North the northeastern shore of Pymatuning Reservoir and leads to a few kilometers behind Lineville on the edge of Pymatuning State Park along. From the Conneaut Lake and Highway 322 run together again to the east. To the west of Meadville crosses Interstate 79 in the center of the city's highways meet 6 and 322 on U.S. Highway 19 and some secondary roads. The Highway 6 turns away from Meadville to North - Northeast and now runs on a shared route with Highway 19 in the valley of French Creek, a tributary of the Allegheny River. About Saegertown, Venango and Cambridge Springs, the highway reaches the place Mill Village, 6 turns before its western edge of the highway to the east, and thus the common route leaves with Highway 19. In the further course in an easterly direction, the road passes through the places Union City and Elgin before the city Corry in Erie County is reached. East of Columbus Corry behind the road turns to the southeast and reaches behind Youngsville the Allegheny River, leading along the bank of the U.S. Highway 62.

Upriver lead both highways to Warren, where the Highway 6 leaves the shared route with Highway 62 and River in a south-easterly direction, and to Kane through the Allegheny National Forest leads. Then the road turns gradually slightly to the northeast and passes through small towns like Mount Jewett, Smethport, Port Allegany, Coudersport and by the Denton Hill State Park Galeton, where the course turns back towards the east. After Wellsboro, Mansfield, where the highway-like -developed U.S. Highway 15 crosses, Sylvania, Troy and Burlington, the highway reaches 6 Towanda in the valley of south-east flowing into the Chesapeake Bay Susquehanna River. Here you can meet the Highway 6 on the U.S. Highway 220 and some secondary roads. The road now follows in a southeasterly direction over the course of the Susquehanna Wyalusing, Laceyville, Meshoppen after Tunkhannock, where the highway turns east again and leaves the Susquehanna. Then the highway crosses the main ridge of the Appalachian Mountains. From Factoryville the U.S. Highways 11 and 6 run together in a southeasterly direction over Dalton and Glenburn to Clarks Summit. There, the Highway 6 meets Interstates 476 and 81

The highway runs henceforth in a southeasterly direction along with Interstate 81 via Chinchilla at the northern edge of Scranton and, together with Interstate 81 and north-eastern ring road around the city. On the eastern edge of the Scranton Highway 6 leaves the ring road as a highway-like -developed freeway in a northeasterly direction. The Freeway leads northeast past Jessup, Archbald, Jermyn, Mayfield and Carbondale, where the road becomes two lanes again and turns to the east. About Waymart, Prompton of Highway 6 crosses the northern Pocono Mountains to Honesdale, the terminus of the Delaware and Hudson Canal. Here the course of the road changes to south -south-east along the Lackawaxen River until after Hawley. There the road leaves by their continued southern course the Lackawaxen River and reached the shore of Lake Wallenpaupack, where the highway again turns to the southeast. In Milford the road meets the upper Delaware River, which forms the border with the state of New Jersey. At a joint track with U.S. Highway 209, the road reached after 10.4 km in a northeasterly direction Matamoras to the intersection of the states of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York. Before Matamoras crosses Interstate 84; Highways 6 and 209 run through the center of Matamoras and Mid- Delaware Bridge from opposite Port Jervis, New York.

New York

The section of Highway 6 through New York is 126 km long and runs primarily through the Orange County and to a lesser extent by the Putnam, the Westchester and Rockland County.

East of Port Jervis runs the Highway 6 within a few kilometers parallel to Interstate 84 on Slate Hill and New Hampton to the east. In Goshen, the road enters the removed Freeway as New York State Route 17 and runs on a common route through Chester and Monroe to Harriman, where Interstate 87 crosses. After the Highway 6 leads again on its own route to the east and reaches the Harriman State Park. In the earlier settlement Doodletown of Highway 6 meets the Palisades Interstate Parkway and conducts jointly by the Bear Mountain State Park to the east. South of Fort Montgomery on the Hudson River crossing the U.S. Highways 9 and 202 before the Highway 6 crosses over the Bear Mountain Bridge the river.

Then the road goes along the Hudson River to the southeast to Peekskill, where the direction changes again to the east, reaching over Lake Mohegan Shrub Oak. There crosses the Taconic State Parkway. Then the highway runs along the northern edge of Jefferson Valley. Then the road turns northeast and passes through Mahopac to Carmel, where the highway turns its direction again to the southeast. In Brewster, the Interstates 84 and 684 and U.S. Highway 302 east of Brewster cruising runs of Highway 6 on the south bank of the East Branch Reservoir few hundred meters parallel to Interstate 84 and located just a few kilometers, the border with Connecticut.


Through the Connecticut Highway 6 covers a distance of 187 km. The section begins west of Danbury and ends a few kilometers east of Danielson.

First, the Highways 6 and 202 continue to lead parallel to a few hundred meters away Interstate 84 east through Fairfield County to Danbury, where the U.S. Highway 7 joins from the south. All four roads lead around on a common route as a bypass road north to Danbury before the Highway 6 then leaves the common route to the east. From Newtown the road runs again on a common route of Interstate 84 continues northeast and crosses a few kilometers on the Rochambeau Bridge the Housatonic River to Southbury in New Haven County, where the Highway 6 again runs on a separate line and its direction north changes.

In Woodbury in Litchfield County, the route turns to the northeast. About Watertown, the highway reaches the town of Thomaston at the Naugatuck River, where the direction changes to the east. About Terryville and Bristol Hartford County reached the Highway Hartford, the capital of Connecticut. Here the Highway 6 meets with Interstates 84 and 91, the U.S. Highways 5 and 44, and a number of minor roads coincides.

After crossing the Connecticut River on the Bulkeley Bridge of Highway leaves the city via Manchester to East. After that, the route turns to the southeast to get over Andover in Tolland County to Willimantic to Windham County. After the route has now turned to the east- northeast, is to get over Windham, Hampton and Brooklyn to Danielson, the last town in Connecticut. East of the city crosses Interstate 395; few kilometers to the east ends of the light coming from the south-west Connecticut Turnpike one at its end point. At this point, at the same time the limit is reached at Rhode Iceland.

Rhode Iceland

Due to the geographically smallest State proceeds with only 40 km and the shortest section of Highway 6

According to the state border of Connecticut, take the road first in a north-easterly direction to North Scituate, where the route bends slightly to the south. East of the Snake Den State Park reached the Highway 6 to Interstate 295, the bypass west of the conurbation to Rhode Island's capital, Providence.

The road now runs eastwards on a freeway developed route in the direction of Providence. To the east of the suburb of Johnston begins the city of Providence, the second largest city in New England after Boston. Here you can meet the Highway 6 to Interstate 95 (including the bypass roads I 195 and I 295 ), U.S. Highways 1 and 44, and a number of minor roads together.

From the center of the Washington Bridge via a spur of the Narragansett Bay in the opposite East Providence. To the east of the city of Highway 6 leaves again the combined history with Interstate 195 and U.S. Highway 44 and now leads out to the southeast from the city. The eastern city limits also marks the border between Rhode Iceland and Massachusetts.


By Massachusetts the easternmost section of Highway 6 leads to a length of 190 km. The route continues to within a few kilometers parallel to Interstate 195 After Seekonk, Swansea and Somerset, the highway reaches the estuary of the Taunton River in the Narragansett Bay and crosses it on the Veterans Memorial Bridge to Fall River.

The Highway 6 runs through the center of Fall River as President Avenue and turns then as Eastern Avenue to south, and finally to leave after re- crossing the Interstate 195 as the Grand Army Highway, the city in a southeasterly direction. After the intersection with Massachusetts Route 88 North in Westport opens at Westport opens out at the eastern terminus of the right Massachusetts Route 177. After that, the course of the highway turns eastward and reached after crossing of Smith Mills the city of New Bedford. There crosses the street, the city center as Kempton and Mill Street and meets successively on the Massachusetts Routes 140 and 18 via the Fish Iceland Bridge leaving the highway, the city in an easterly direction.

The course is aimed parallel to the coast gradually in a northeasterly direction, crossing the towns of Mattapoisett, Marion and Wareham, Massachusetts where Route 28 merges and use later in the Highway 6 is a common route. In Buzzards Bay, the road reaches the Cape Cod Canal and runs henceforth along its northwestern shore. Behind Buzzards Bay leaves the Route 28 the common route at the junction of Massachusetts Route 25 over the Bourne Bridge in southern direction. In the Sagamore Highway 6 meets the freeway developed Massachusetts Route 3 and, together with it via the Sagamore Bridge onto Cape Cod peninsula. There is the freeway developed Highway 6 the main road.

After the Otis Air National Guard Base and the main town and the places Barnstable Yarmouth, Dennis and Harwich happen Orleans ends in the freeway section developed. The last 40 km run as a simple two-lane country road through Eastham, Wellfleet and Truro before the end point of the U.S. Highway 6 is achieved in Provincetown.