New York 204
(Gates to Rochester, 1962-Present)

Eastbound NY 204 reassurance marker near the
Greater Rochester International Airport in Gates.
(Douglas Kerr, 08/23/2009)

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Western Terminus: I-490, Gates
Eastern Terminus: I-390, Rochester
Length: 3.46 miles (5.57 km)
Orientation: East-West
Counties: Monroe
Cities: None
Villages: None
Towns: Gates
Name(s): Airport Expressway, Chili Ave., Brooks Ave.

Present day NY 204 was assigned in 1962 and was the designation for the Airport Expressway, which was built in the 1960s and was supposed to have stretched from I-490 to I-390. However, due to NIMBYs, only the section between I-490 and NY 33A was built. The stub interchange at NY 33A remained until 2001 when it was reconfigured into a regular "T" intersection. When NY 47's alignment was moved to present day NY 390 and I-390 in the early 1970s, NY 204 was extended eastward along its present alignment to NY 383 in Rochester. The eastern end would be pared back to the Rochester city line in the 1980s and to I-390 in 2017.

Scan from the 1972 ARCO Rand McNally New York State
Map showing the current NY 204 alignment with its eastern
extension to Plymouth Ave. (NY 383) in Rochester.

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Mile Desc. EAST (Read Down) WEST (Read Up)
. . .
0.00 INT
(Exit 6)

(Douglas Kerr, 00/00/0000)

(Mark Sinsabaugh, 08/07/2004)
. MP .
1.74 JCT (Formerly )
. MP .

(Douglas Kerr, 08/23/2009)

(Douglas Kerr, 08/23/2009)
3.46 JCT
(Exit 18)

(Douglas Kerr, 08/23/2009)
. . .

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