is a major thoroughfare on Staten Island
, measuring approximately 8.0 miles (12.87 km) and stretching from the west shore community of Travis
to the upper east shore communities of St. George
. In the late 1940s, the portion of Victory Boulevard between Richmond Avenue
and Forest Avenue was designated as New York State Route 439A
. The section between Forest Avenue and Bay Street became part of NY 439
at the same time. Both designations were removed in the late 1960s.
The street follows a path similar to the Staten Island Expressway
, an integral Staten Island traffic route. Both roadways intersect Clove Road, Slosson Avenue, Todt Hill Road, Bradley Avenue, the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Expressway, Richmond Avenue
and the West Shore Expressway
, as well as each other. Forest Avenue, too, is intersected by both roads; however, Forest and the Staten Island Expressway are on the opposite extremities of the island.
Incidentally, the boulevard is the only street on Staten Island that meets three different expressways by way of interchanges. It is exit 7 for the West Shore Expressway, exit 10 for the Staten Island Expressway westbound (exit 8 eastbound) and exit 11 for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Expressway.A number of prominent Staten Island sites and events are located along Victory Boulevard. Among these are the Travis Independence Day Parade, the Sylvan Grove Cemetery, the Mid-Island Little... Read More