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Westchester Avenue is a major east-west street in the southern section of the Bronx. It runs from Third Avenue and 150th Street in the Hub to Pelham Bay Park in the Pelham Bay section. It crosses many neighborhoods of the Bronx, which include Melrose, Longwood, Soundview, Parkchester, and Pelham Bay. Westchester Avenue parallels the Bruckner Expressway until their junction at Pelham Bay Park.

Westchester Avenue
OwnerCity of New York
Maintained byNYCDOT
Length5.6 mi[1] (9.0 km)
LocationBronx, New York City
Coordinates40°51′08″N 73°52′55″W / 40.85226°N 73.88198°W / 40.85226; -73.88198Coordinates: 40°51′08″N 73°52′55″W / 40.85226°N 73.88198°W / 40.85226; -73.88198
West endThird Avenue in The Hub
Major
junctions
NY 895 in Hunts Point
Bronx River Parkway in Soundview
I-95 in Parkchester
Hutchinson River Parkway in Pelham Bay
East end I-95 in Pelham Bay

With the exception of 0.5 miles (0.80 km) of its length, Westchester Avenue is underneath elevated tracks of the New York City Subway. The IRT White Plains Road Line (2 and ​5 trains) runs over Westchester Avenue from Brook Avenue to Southern Boulevard and the IRT Pelham Line (6 and <6>​ trains) runs over Westchester Avenue from Whitlock Avenue to its terminus at Pelham Bay Park.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Google (July 3, 2018). "Westchester Avenue" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved July 3, 2018.