New York State Route 28N

New York State Route 28N is an east–west state highway in the North Country of New York in the United States. It extends for 50. 95 miles through the Adirondack Mountains from Blue Mountain Lake to North Creek. The westernmost 10 miles of NY  28N overlap with NY 30 through the town of Long Lake.

About New York State Route 28N in brief

Summary New York State Route 28NNew York State Route 28N is an east–west state highway in the North Country of New York in the United States. It extends for 50. 95 miles through the Adirondack Mountains from Blue Mountain Lake to North Creek. The route is a northerly alternate route to NY 28 between both locations. The westernmost 10 miles of NY  28N overlap with NY 30 through the town of Long Lake. The 40-mile section not concurrent with Route 30 is designated as the Roosevelt–Marcy Trail, a scenic byway named for Theodore Roosevelt, who was then the Vice President of the U.S. The road originated as an old highway stretching from Warren County to Long Lake, used for transportation in the iron ore industry in Newcomb, and for the lumber industry in Minerva. As of 2006, the route is classified as a major collector road, with the exception of the section that is overlapped with Route 30, which is a minor arterial road.

The highway ends just after entering North Creek in Warren County, at the intersection with North Creek Road, a rural arterial route of the parent route, its parent route NY 28, its name changed to New York State Highway 28 in 2006. It was assigned as part of the 1930 renumbering of state highways in New York, incorporating part of pre-1930 NY 10. It is one of the 13 scenic byways in the Adirsondack Park. It has a rather scant history before its designations. The New York state highway system was established in the early 1900s, and was taken over by the state in the mid-20th century. The state highway network was expanded in the 1930s, when it was extended to cover the entire state.