Document Library

The following documents were obtained from the agencies that maintain roads in the New York metropolitan area. They available for download as PDF files. They can be viewed using Adobe Reader, which is available for free from Adobe. Users of Microsoft Internet Explorer may wish to right-click on these links and select "Save Target As..." to download the documents, as many of them are rather large.

Description of Touring Routes in New York State for the Interstate (I), Federal (U.S.), and State (N.Y.) Route Number Systems (1970)
An official listing of the New York State route system as it existed in 1970, obtained from the New York State Department of Transportation.
Master Plan of Arterial Highways and Major Streets
An official map of the proposed road network for the five boroughs of New York City, obtained from the New York City Department of City Planning. This maps indicates which roads within the city are designated as arterial highways. It also shows a substantial number of roads that were never built, including both highways and local streets.
New York City Parkway Facility Signs for Route Designation
A description of the NYSDOT's plans to adapt a consistent style of route signage for parkways in the five boroughs of New York City, including a request for ideas of what the signs should look like.
New York State Department of Transportation Local Roads Listing (Nassau County)
An official listing of all roads in Nassau County that are not maintained by the state, obtained from the New York State Department of Transportation via email under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Law (FOIL). Over a thousand pages long, this document lists the names and numbers of these roads with the distance between major intersections.
Region 11 Local Highway Inventory
An official listing of non-state roads within the five boroughs of New York City (also known as NYSDOT Region 11). This document with originally obtained from the New York State Department of Transportation as a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet and converted into a PDF file.
Suffolk County Road System List
An official listing of all roads proposed to be in the county road system for Suffolk County, obtained via fax from the Suffolk County Department of Public Works (SCDPW). Please note that the names of several roads have changed since this document was written. Also, this document includes all roads proposed to be part of the county route system, many of which were never taken over by the county and exist as town or village roads. It also includes a number of roads and sections of roads that have never been built and probably never will be.
Westchester County Road System
A listing of all roads in the county road system for Westchester County, obtained via email from the Westchester County Department of Public Works. This document is provided for informational purposes only. It is not intended for use in any legal proceedings and neither the WCDPW nor the author of this site will be held responsible for any inaccuracies in it.
Westchester County Road System (1978)
A document similar to the above listing the county road system for Westchester County as of 1978.
Westchester County Road System (1961)
A document similar to the above listing the county road system for Westchester County as of 1978.
Rockland County Highway Department Road Number Listing
A listing of all roads in the county road system for Rockland County, obtained from the Rockland County Highway Department via email.
County of Hudson Official List of County Roads
An official listing of all roads in the county road system for Hudson County, obtained from the Hudson County Division of Planning via email.
County Roads (Bergen County)
An official listing of all roads in the county road system for Bergen County, obtained from the Bergen County Department of Public Works under the Open Public Records Act (OPRA).