Connecticut Portion of US Route 6

The  Connecticut Portion of US Route 6 takes travelers along a scenic 116.3 mile (187.2 km) journey through Connecticut, beginning at the border with New York and ending at Rhode Island state line in Killingly – passing right by Danbury and Hartford as it goes! In western sections of The Constitution State, US 6 is close to I-84; while eastern portions offer access between Providence R.I., Willimantic & Danielson toward bustling downtown Hartford via CT’s historic Bulkeley Bridge over the gorgeous Connecticut River!

Established as a National 501(c)(3) charitable organization, as a Public Charity the U.S. Route 6 Tourist Association works to promote economic development and cultural preservation for communities located along “The Grand Army of The Republic Highway.” Spanning 3,652 miles in total, this grand old highway is an integral part of Americana with many sites rich in history waiting to be discovered!  Online at

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