Massachusetts Route 41

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Route 41

Route 41 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by MassDOT
Length31.1588 mi[1] (50.1452 km)
Existedca. 1932–present
Major junctions
South end Route 41 in Salisbury, CT
Major intersections US 7 in Great Barrington
I-90 / Mass Pike in West Stockbridge
North end US 20 in Pittsfield
CountryUnited States
Highway system
Route 40 Route 43

Route 41 is a 31.1588-mile-long (50.1452 km) extension of Connecticut Route 41 into Massachusetts. It begins at the Connecticut state line in Sheffield and ends at U.S. Route 20 (US 20) in Pittsfield. Route 41 was the original alignment for New England Interstate Route 4 south of Great Barrington prior to 1930.

Northbound in West Stockbridge

Route description

Massachusetts Route 41 begins in the southwest corner of the town of Sheffield at the Connecticut state line, where it continues as Connecticut Route 41 into the town of Salisbury. It heads mostly northbound, east of Mount Everett and the southern Taconic mountain range. In neighboring Egremont, the road becomes concurrent with Route 23, turning northeastward into Great Barrington. In Great Barrington, it meets the eastern end of Route 71 before meeting U.S. Route 7 south of the town center. South of this point, U.S. Route 7 formerly followed the path of Route 41.

The three roads head through the center of town concurrently, just east of the Housatonic River, before Route 41 leaves the concurrency just before the other two routes cross the river. Route 41 heads relatively northward into West Stockbridge, where it meets Exit 1 of the Massachusetts Turnpike. The exit is only partial; it has a westbound exit and eastbound entrance only, just west of the final toll booth on the Pike. Directly north of the Pike, Route 41 begins a short, 0.5 miles (0.80 km) concurrency with Route 102, passing Shaker Mill Pond before the routes split, with Route 41 heading northward into the town of Richmond. In Richmond, it meets the end of Route 295, which leads shortly into New York. Route 41 ends just north of the Richmond-Pittsfield line at U.S. Route 20, just east of the Hancock Shaker Village in Hancock and southwest of Pittsfield's airport and city center.

Major intersections

The entire route is in Berkshire County.

Route 41 south
Continuation into Connecticut
Route 23 west – Hillsdale, NY
Southern terminus of Route 23 concurrency
Town of Great Barrington10.316.6
Route 71 west – North Egremont
Eastern terminus of Route 71
Community of Great Barrington11.919.2
US 7 south – Sheffield, Canaan, CT
Southern terminus of US 7 concurrency

US 7 north / Route 23 east – Pittsfield, Monterey
Northern terminus of US 7 / Route 23 concurrency
West Stockbridge22.235.7 I-90 / Mass Pike east – Springfield, BostonExit 3 on I-90 / Massachusetts Turnpike; entrance from I-90 west only
Route 102 east – Stockbridge
Eastern terminus of Route 102 concurrency

Route 102 west to NY 22 / I-90 west
Western terminus of Route 102 concurrency
Route 295 west – Canaan, NY, Chatham, NY
Eastern terminus of Route 295

US 20 to US 7 / Route 9 east – Pittsfield, Albany, NY
Northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi