Massachusetts Route 14

Route 14 is an 18.5-mile highway in southeastern Massachusetts. It runs from Route 27 in Brockton east to Route 3A in Duxbury, near the coastline.

Massachusetts Route 3 (Pilgrims Highway) has an interchange with Route 14, at Exit 11 in Duxbury.

MA Route 14

Route 14
Massachusetts Route 14
Route information
Maintained by MassDOT
Length18.46 mi[1] (29.71 km)
Existed1933, 1936 (current alignment)–present
Major junctions
West end Route 27 in Brockton
  Route 3 in Duxbury
East end Route 3A in Duxbury
Location
CountiesPlymouth
Highway system
Route 13Route 15

Route description

MA Route 14 eastbound entering Pembroke MA
Eastbound entering Pembroke

From its western terminus at Route 27 in Brockton, Route 14 goes through Whitman south of the center of the town before going the northeastern corner of East Bridgewater, crossing Route 27 once more. In Hanson, the road is concurrent with Route 58 through the center of town, past Wampatuck Pond. It passes into Pembroke between Oldham Pond and Furnace Pond before passing through the center of town. After another concurrency with Route 53, the road passes into Duxbury, crossing Route 3 before ending at Route 3A west of Duxbury Village.

History

In 1933, Route 14 was extremely short, with its western terminus at Route 3 (current Route 53). By 1936 it had been extended out to its current routing in Brockton.

Major intersections

The entire route is in Plymouth County.

LocationmikmDestinationsNotes
Brockton0.000.00 Route 27 – Brockton, Stoughton, Whitman
Whitman2.003.22 Route 18 – East Bridgewater, Middleboro, Abington, Boston
East Bridgewater4.707.56 Route 27 – South Hanson, Kingston, Whitman
Hanson6.9011.10 Route 58 north – WhitmanWestern terminus of concurrency with Route 58
7.3011.75 Route 58 south – HalifaxEastern terminus of concurrency with Route 58
Pembroke10.3016.58 Route 36 south – HalifaxNorthern terminus of Route 36
12.1019.47 Route 53 north – BostonWestern terminus of concurrency with Route 53
13.8022.21 Route 53 south – KingstonEastern terminus of concurrency with Route 53
Duxbury16.4026.39 Route 3 – Plymouth, Cape Cod, Quincy, BostonExit 11 on Route 3
17.3027.84 Route 139 west – Green Harbor, Fieldston, Duxbury BeachEastern terminus of Route 139
18.4629.71 Route 3A – Marshfield, Boston, Kingston, Plymouth
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References

Route map:

  1. ^ Executive Office of Transportation, Office of Transportation Planning - 2005 Road Inventory
Duxbury, Massachusetts

Duxbury (older spelling, "Duxborough") is a historic seaside town in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States. A suburb located on the South Shore approximately 35 miles (56 km) to the southeast of Boston, the population was 15,059 at the 2010 census.

Geographic and demographic information on the specific parts of the town of Duxbury is available in articles Cedar Crest, Duxbury (CDP), Duxbury Beach, and South Duxbury, respectively.

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