Massachusetts Route 22

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Route 22

Route 22 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by MassDOT
Length9.588 mi[1] (15.430 km)
Major junctions
South end Route 1A / Route 127 in Beverly
Major intersections
North end Route 133 in Essex
CountryUnited States
Highway system
Route 21 Route 23

Route 22 is a short 9.588-mile-long (15.430 km) north–south Massachusetts state route that connects Route 1A and Route 127 in Beverly and Route 133 in Essex. The entire route is located within Essex County.

Route description

Route 22 begins in downtown Beverly, where it intersects Cabot Street (Route 1A). Route 22 proceeds along Essex Street, heading northward out of the downtown area and past the Montserrat MBTA commuter rail station. Route 22 crosses Route 128 at exit 47 (formerly exit 18), and then winds northward into Wenham, making two turns before quickly entering Hamilton. It then makes another turn in Hamilton, onto another Essex Street, which in turn crosses into the town of Essex north of Chebaco Lake. Route 22 ends at Route 133 in downtown Essex, near the head of the Essex River.

Major intersections

The entire route is in Essex County.


Route 1A north (Cabot Street / Rantoul Street) / Route 127 begins – Salem, Beverly, Wenham, Gloucester
Southern terminus; southern terminus of Route 127; southern end of Route 127 concurrency
Route 127 north (Stone Street) – Manchester, Gloucester
Northern end of Route 127 concurrency
Route 62 (Dane Street) to Route 127 – Manchester
2.724.38 Route 128 (Yankee Division Highway) – Gloucester, Rockport, Peabody, BostonExit 47 on Route 128; interchange
Essex9.5915.43 Route 133 (Main Street) – Gloucester, Rockport, Ipswich, GeorgetownNorthern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ a b Planning Division (2012). "Massachusetts Highway Route Log". Massachusetts Department of Transportation. Retrieved March 8, 2015.