Maryland 824 loops east of the folded diamond interchange between Maryland 222 (Perrylawn Drive) and Interstate 95 (John F. Kennedy Memorial Highway) along Blythedale Road. The state route likely was the original U.S. 222 between Perryville Road and Craigtown Road. The two-lane highway passes underneath the Exit 93 interchange between Reservoir and Principio Roads.
Maryland 222 north of Perryville
Maryland 222 & 275 near Craigtown
Southern Terminus - Maryland 222 at Reservoir Road
Maryland 824 southbound traffic turns left to intersect Maryland 222 via Reservoir Road at Heather Lane south of the Exit 93 interchange of Interstate 95. The northbound ramp for Maryland 222 onto Maryland 824 enters the picture from ahead. Photo taken 07/25/04.
Maryland 222 (Perryville Road) splits with Maryland 824 (Blythedale Road) ahead of the interchange with Interstate 95. Maryland 824 loops underneath Interstate 95 east of the Maryland 222 interchange before returning to Maryland 222 at Maryland 275 (Perrylawn Drive). Reservoir Road stems eastward from the split to Jackson Station Road. Photo taken 03/28/04.
Perrylawn Drive southbound at Maryland 824 (Blythedale Road), Reservoir Road, and Heather Lane. Blythedale Road comprises the original Maryland 222 alignment underneath Interstate 95 to the northeast. Ahead Maryland 222 becomes Perryville Road on the 1.4 mile drive to junction U.S. 40 (Pulaski Highway). Photo taken 05/31/04.
Four tenths of a mile west of the Principio Road intersect of Maryland 824 is the northern terminus at Maryland 222 & 275. Depicted here are shields for Maryland 222 south onto Bainbridge road to Port Deposit and a U.S. 1 trailblazer for Maryland 275 (Perrylawn Drive) northbound. Photo taken 03/28/04.
A single mast-arm supports all of the traffic lights at the joint end of Maryland 824 north and Maryland 275 south. Maryland 222 enters the intersection from the left and departs straight ahead. The former U.S. highway links Perryville with Port Deposit and Conowingo via Susquehanna River Road. Photo taken 03/28/04.
Maryland 275 (Perrylawn Drive) southbound draws to a close at junction Maryland 824 (Blythedale Road) & Maryland 222 (Bainbridge Road). To the west is a three mile descent into the Susquehanna River valley and town of Port Deposit. Both Maryland 222 and 824 southbound travel to Perryville ahead. Photo taken 07/25/04.
A closer look at the signal assembly between Perrylawn Drive (Maryland 222 and 275) and Bainbridge Road (Maryland 222) & Maryland 824. Exit 93 of Interstate 95 likes one-quarter mile to the south. Maryland 824 links Maryland 275 and 222 with Principio Road 0.4 miles to the east. Photo taken 03/28/04.
Maryland 222 ascends from the Susquehanna River valley via Bainbridge Road to endpoints of both Maryland 824 and Maryland 275 (Perrylawn Drive). Maryland 275 acts as a short connector to Maryland 276 for traffic bound to Rising Sun and Colora. Maryland 824 follows old Maryland 222 east of the nearby Interstate 95 interchange to Principio and Reservoir Roads. Maryland 222 Truck reunites with Maryland 222 from Maryland 276 and 275. Photo taken 03/02/04.
Maryland 824 2003 Average Annual Daily Traffic (AADT)
1,775 - Between Maryland 222 & 275 and Principio Road
Source: 2003 Highway Location Reference file for Cecil County (MDSHA)
Maryland 824 Guide
Maryland 824 North
First northbound Maryland 824 reassurance shield posted on Blythedale Road as it departs the intersection with Maryland 222 (Perrylawn Drive) and Reservoir Road. Blythedale Road scoots underneath of Interstate 95 one half mile ahead. Jackson Station Road ties into Maryland 824 before the overpasses. Photo taken 03/28/04.
Maryland 824 South
A quaint drive carries Maryland 824 southbound motorists toward Principio and Jackson Station Roads. Principio Road stems northeast from Blythedale Road to Theodore Road east of Woodlawn. Jackson Station Road travels southeast from Maryland 824 to U.S. 40 near Principio Furnace. Photo taken 07/25/04.
2004-03-02 by Adam Froehlig. 2004-03-28 by AARoads. 2004-05-31 by AARoads. 2004-07-25 by AARoads.