Rhode Island 78

Also known as the Westerly Bypass, Rhode Island 78 is a super-two highway that serves as a bypass of Westerly and connects with Connecticut State Route 2 in the southeastern Connecticut town of Stonington to US 1 near the beaches at Westerly.




Scene on southbound RI 78 in Westerly. With Jersey barriers in the median, and nowhere to pass, vehicles better be moving fast. Taken June 28, 2003.
RI 91 sign on RI 78 southbound in Westerly. RIDOT signage is something left to be desired. Taken June 28, 2003.
Another scene of the RI 78 super-two on RI 78 southbound, approaching US 1. Taken June 28, 2003.
RI 91 guide sign on RI 78 northbound in Westerly. Taken October 2, 2005.
RI 3 guide sign on RI 78 northbound in Westerly. Taken October 2, 2005.
RI 78 northbound scene as it approaches the Pawcatuck River and Connecticut. Taken October 2, 2005.


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