Vermont Route 78

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Vermont Route 78 marker

Vermont Route 78
Map of northwestern Vermont with VT 78 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by VTrans
Length21.126 mi[1] (33.999 km)
Major junctions
West end US 2 in Alburgh
  I-89 in Swanton
East end VT 105 in Sheldon
CountiesGrand Isle, Franklin
Highway system
State highways in Vermont
VT 74I-89
VT 104AVermont 104B (1955).svgVT 105

Vermont Route 78 is an east–west state highway in northwestern Vermont, United States. It begins at U.S. Route 2 in Alburgh near the New York and Canada–US borders, and runs southeast to VT 105 in Sheldon. It is one of two routes connecting the Vermont mainland to the Grand Isle area of Lake Champlain, the other being US 2 north of Burlington.

Route description[edit]

VT 78 begins at an intersection with U.S. Route 2 in Alburgh. It crosses Lake Champlain onto the mainland, and proceeds southeast into the village of Swanton. Upon entering the town, VT 78 intersects the western terminus of VT 36. The route crosses the Missisquoi River and immediately intersects U.S. Route 7. The two routes overlap very briefly, then VT 78 heads east through the village to an interchange with Interstate 89 at exit 21, just east of the village line in the town of Swanton. VT 78 continues northeast into the town of Highgate, meeting and briefly overlapping VT 207. VT 78 then continues southeast to its terminus at VT 105 in Sheldon.

Major intersections[edit]

Grand IsleAlburgh0.0000.000 US 2 to US 11
FranklinVillage of Swanton9.84715.847 VT 36 (South River Street)Western terminus of VT 36
10.08116.224 US 7 north – Highgate Springs, CanadaWestern end of concurrency with US 7
10.16316.356 US 7 south – St. Albans, BurlingtonEastern end of concurrency with US 7
Town of Swanton10.987–
I-89 – St. Albans, Burlington, Canada–US border, MontrealExit 21 on I-89
Highgate14.42623.216 VT 207 south (Highgate Road)Western end of concurrency with VT 207
14.68823.638 VT 207 north (Gore Road) – Morse Line, CanadaEastern end of concurrency with VT 207
Sheldon21.12633.999 VT 105 – North Sheldon, Enosburg Falls, Sheldon Springs, St. Albans
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ a b Traffic Research Unit (May 2013). "2012 (Route Log) AADTs for State Highways" (PDF). Policy, Planning and Intermodal Development Division, Vermont Agency of Transportation. Retrieved March 17, 2015.

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