When it comes to toll roads in New York State, one might think there are a lot of them. In reality, there are not. The Empire State actually has only around 30 toll roads in total. However, many of those roads are bridges or tunnels in New York City. Some might even go unnoticed due to an EZ Pass.
Which Toll Road Is One Of The Longest?
That would be none other than the New York State Thruway. It is 426 miles on this route from NYC to Buffalo. Running close to or through nearly all of the major cities in New York State. In Albany, the toll road takes a western turn changing from I-87 to I-90.
The span is actually larger though. In total, the road is actually 570 miles long if you go tip to tip. That may seem like a very long time, and it is, but New York is bashful about it.
New York, Bashful?
If you find that to be an interesting concept, listen to this. The New York State Thruway is considered ONE of the largest toll roads in the United States, or at least that is what New York is saying. After research, it doesn't seem as if there is any road that comes even remotely close to that span. American Profile says what New York should be saying, the New York State Thruway is the longest toll road in the United States
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