Massachusetts Route 118

Route 118 is a 16.88-mile-long (27.17 km) north-south state highway in Bristol County, Massachusetts. Its southern terminus is at U.S. Route 6 (US 6) in Swansea and its northern terminus is at Route 123 in Attleboro. Along the way it imtersects US 44 in Rehoboth.

Route 118 marker

Route 118
Route 118 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by MassDOT
Length16.88 mi[1] (27.17 km)
Major junctions
South end US 6 in Swansea
  US 44 in Rehoboth
North end Route 123 in Attleboro
Location
CountiesBristol
Highway system
Route 117Route 119

DescriptionEdit

Route 118 begins at U.S. Route 6 just east of I-195's Exit 3. The route, which begins as Swansea Mall Drive, passes Swansea Mall and the Swansea Crossing shopping center before crossing Wood Street and turning into Oak Street. At the end of Oak Street, Route 118 turns onto Locust Street briefly before turning onto Plain Street and entering Rehoboth.

 
Southbound in Attleboro

In Rehoboth, the route heads northward, turning shortly westward along Brook Street before turning north on Moulton Street, which turns into Bay State Road near the town center before crossing U.S. Route 44. Route 118 then becomes Anawan Street, passing northward until it meets Tremont Street in North Rehoboth. The route then turns westward before bearing northwestward on Park Street into Attleboro. Park Street passes through Briggs Corner and passing the Shrine of Our Lady of La Salette, known for its massive display of Christmas lights. The route then splits between Park Street (Southbound) and Emory Street (Northbound). The southbound side passes Sturdy Memorial Hospital and the City Hall before both streets end at Route 123, just east of the main rail route between Boston and Providence.

Major intersectionsEdit

The entire route is in Bristol County.

LocationmikmDestinationsNotes
Swansea0.000.00   US 6 (Grand Army of the Republic Highway) to I‑195 – Swansea, SomersetSouthern terminus
Rehoboth7.8012.55  US 44 (Winthrop Street) – Taunton, Cape Cod, Providence, RI
Attleboro16.8827.17  Route 123 (Pleasant Street / Park Street) – Norton, Brockton, South AttleboroNorthern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

ReferencesEdit

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