Road Information

Interstate 691 in Connecticut    
Total Mileage in State: 8 miles
Eastern End: At CT 66/CT 147, in Middlefield
Western End: At I-84, near Cheshire
Mileage covered in Photos: 8 miles
Counties covered in Photos: New Haven, Hartford
Major Junctions in Photos: US 5, in Meriden
I-84, near Cheshire
Control Cities in Photos: Meriden, Southington, Cheshire

Westbound

   

Approaching the beginning of Interstate 691 West on CT 66 West. (Photo taken 8/4/17).

The speed limit starts out at 40 mph nearing the eastern beginning of Interstate 691 West. (Photo taken 8/4/17).

Take any of the next 8 exits to Meriden. (Photo taken 8/4/17).

Interstate 691 West at Exit 13: East Main Street (Photo taken 8/4/17).

At Exit 13, the speed limit increases to 55 mph now that Interstate 691 West has officially begun. (Photo taken 8/4/17).

View on Interstate 691 West. (Photo taken 8/4/17).

Interstate 691 West approaching Exit 11 - 1/2 mile. (Photo taken 8/4/17).

Interstate 691 West at Exit 11: Interstate 91 North - Hartford (Photo taken 8/4/17).

Interstate 691 West at Exit 10: Interstate 91 South / CT 15 South - New Haven / W Cross Pkwy (Photo taken 8/4/17).

State-named Interstate 691 West reassurance shield. (Photo taken 8/4/17).

Interstate 691 West at Exit 9: CT 15 North - Berlin Tpke (Photo taken 8/4/17).

West of Exit 9, the speed limit increases to 65 mph. This is the standard speed limit on most rural Interstate highways in Connecticut. (Photo taken 8/4/17).

Since the exit ramp for Exit 8 is steep, trucks are prohibited from taking Exit 8. (Photo taken 8/4/17).

Interstate 691 West at Exit 8: US 5 - Broad St (Photo taken 8/4/17).

Take Exit 7 to the RR Station. (Photo taken 8/4/17).

Interstate 691 West at Exit 7: Downtown Meriden (Photo taken 8/4/17).

Interstate 691 West at Exit 6: To CT 71 - Lewis Ave (Photo taken 8/4/17).

The speed limit remains 65 mph. (Photo taken 8/4/17).

Interstate 691 West at Exit 4: CT 322 - Southington (Photo taken 8/4/17).

Interstate 691 West entering the Southington town limits. (Photo taken 8/4/17).

View on Interstate 691 West. (Photo taken 8/4/17).

A faded Interstate 691 West reassurance shield. (Photo taken 8/4/17).

Interstate 691 West as it crosses the Quinnipiac River. (Photo taken 8/4/17).

Interstate 691 West at Exit 3: CT 10 - Milldale / Cheshire (Photo taken 8/4/17).

Interstate 691 West approaching Exits 1-2 - 3/4 mile. (Photo taken 8/4/17).

Use Exit 2 as an alternate route to Interstate 91. (Photo taken 8/4/17).

One final state-named Interstate 691 West reassurance shield. (Photo taken 8/4/17).

Interstate 691 West at Exit 2: Interstate 84 East - Hartford; Exit 1: Interstate 84 West - Waterbury / Danbury (Photo taken 8/4/17).

As Interstate 691 West prepares to terminate via the ramp to Interstate 84 West, it is reduced to a single lane 1/2 mile ahead. (Photo taken 8/4/17).

Interstate 691 West as it is reduced to a single lane in preparation for its termination at Interstate 84 West ahead. (Photo taken 8/4/17).

As Interstate 691 West terminates, it merges into Interstate 84 West at mile marker 40. (Photo taken 8/4/17).