New York State Route 104A
is a state highway
in central New York
. This highway provides a
more northerly route than that of NY 104
, to which it connects at
each end. The eastern terminus is at NY 104 south of
Oswego, and the western terminus is at NY 104 near
runs, in part, parallel to the shore of Lake Ontario between Wayne County and Oswego County.
NY 104A is
a route that spans three counties and parallels Lake Ontario for much of its length.
begins at an intersection with NY 104 that includes the northern
terminus of NY 370
southwest of the village of Red Creek.
From its starting point, the route travels
to the northeast, entering Red Creek and becoming Wolcott Street,
Church Street, and Water Street over a very small distance. NY 104A
turns due north at the center of Red Creek, losing the street name
in the process. NY 104A continues to the north for 3 1/2
miles before curving to the east to enter Cayuga
A few years ago, newer 104A signs were
installed and they are marked as east and west instead of north and
south, although the route still travels north-south in Wayne
highway maintains its northeast alignment as it enters the town of
Haven and crosses the Cato-Fair Haven Trail.
it passes the Fair Haven Beach State Park, NY 104A turns to the east.
straight stretch, NY 104A intersects the northern terminus of
NY 38 in the town of
Sterling at a three-way intersection.
NY 38 travels
south from this point while NY 104A east heads north. In the
village of Sterling, the route curves east again to meet NY 3
's western terminus east of
Sterling. NY 104A then returns north, swerving to the north and to
the northeast, eventually crossing over into Oswego County.
Now in the
Oswego, NY 104A maintains a northeast alignment from the
county line to its eastern terminus at NY 104 in the hamlet of Southwest Oswego, a distance of
All of NY
104A north of Red
Creek was originally designated as part of NY 3 in 1924.
the portion of NY 3 between Red Creek and the Oswego hamlet of
Southwest Oswego was redesignated as NY 104A after NY 3
was largely replaced with US 104
between Rochester and Maple View.
alignment through most of western and central New York was altered
when NY 104 was moved from Ridge Road to a new super-two
highway between Williamson and Southwest Oswego between 1961 and 1978.
The portion of former 104 between the super-two and Red Creek
became part of an extended NY 104A.