Photos taken from our travels across the United States. Albums cover a variety of highway imagery including signs, bridges, interchanges, traffic control devices and other infrastructure. Archived albums cover photos taken during the early years of the site, or photos showing stretches of highway before widening or major reconstruction, or an old alignment.
All guide signs for the cloverleaf interchange (Exit 1A) joining Delaware 141 (Basin Road) north with U.S. 13 & 40 (Dupont Highway) were carbon copied by 2012 to use Clearview font. This overhead was posted just ahead of Washington Avenue. Photo taken 08/05/07.
This poorly designed overhead for Exit 1A on SR 141 north replaced a sign from the 1990s. Photo taken 08/05/07.
Phase 4 of the SR 141 Basin Road improvement project neared completion as Delaware 141 north reached Exit 1A for Dupont Highway north. Signs placed here at the time still referenced the closed Exit 1B connection via Delaware Avenue. Photo taken 04/10/04.
Replaced by 2002, this older generation of overheads directed traffic to Exits 1A/1B on Basin Road north to U.S. 13 & 40 (Dupont Highway). U.S. 13 & 40 overlap for 3.8 miles between State Road and Farnhurst. Photo taken 12/08/99.
Crews installed a new overhead by 2005 for what was Exit 1B on Delaware 141 (Basin Road). This followed the closure of the intersection with Delaware Avenue just north of U.S. 13 & 40. Both signs were subsequently replaced by 2012. Photo taken 08/05/07.
An erroneous Delaware 202 / U.S. 141 shield assembly stood within the cloverleaf interchange at U.S. 13 & 40 (Dupont Highway) from at least 1999 until June 2012. U.S. 202 starts here and overlaps with Delaware 141 north to I-95. Photo taken 07/03/10.
Original concrete still in place along U.S. 202 & Delaware 141 (Basin Road) north at Washington Avenue. Photo taken 12/18/04.
This Delaware 41 trailblazer was posted between Washington Avenue and Jay Drive on Basin Road north. It was removed by 2015 when SR 41 was truncated from its end at SR 141 in Prices Corner west to Newport Gap Pike at SR 2. Photo taken 06/10/12.
Prior to the 2004 addition of the turnaround at Washington Avenue, truckers were directed north to a U-turn lane after Jay Drive. The turnaround area there was closed off after 2004 and is now a part of the Delaware Air National Guard grounds. Photo taken 08/31/04.
Prior to the 2004 addition of the turnaround at Washington Avenue, truckers were directed north to a U-turn lane after Jay Drive. The turnaround area there was closed off after 2004 and is now a part of the Delaware Air National Guard grounds. Photo taken 07/03/10.
The roadways of U.S. 202 & Delaware 141 separate north of Delaware 37 (Commons Boulevard) through to the beginning of the Newport Freeway. Replaced by 2007, this sign outlined the first three off-ramps. Photo taken 04/24/04.
Interchange sequence sign posted north of SR 37. Photo taken 06/10/12.
For a substantial period of time, the advance sign for Exit 3A to I-95, I-495 and U.S. 202 was missing from Delaware 141 north. The concrete roadway here was paved with asphalt after 2007. Photo taken 04/10/04.
Sign crews replaced the missing overhead for Exit 3A on SR 141 north with a somewhat nondescript panel by summer 2004; it was replaced with a full sized overhead by 2006. Photo taken 08/31/04.
Sign crews replaced the missing overhead for Exit 3A on SR 141 north with a somewhat nondescript panel by summer 2004; it was replaced with a full sized overhead by 2006. Photo taken 06/10/12.
An array of U.S. 141 shields were erected for Delaware 141 in New Castle County in 1999. Assemblies were added at SR 34 and U.S. 202 (Concord Pike), and along the Newport Freeway northbound at the on-ramp from I-95 north. This assembly was replaced by late 2001. Photo taken May 2000.
U.S. 202 & SR 141 northbound confirming markers posted in 2006 at the on-ramp from Interstate 95 north. Photo taken 06/10/12.
This set of signs along SR 141 north at the cloverleaf interchange with I-95 may have dated back to the 1979 completion of the Newport Freeway. They were carbon copied by 2002. Photo taken 12/19/01.
In addition to bad kerning on the control cities, replacement signage for Exit 3A omitted the U.S. 202 overlap with I-95 north. Photo taken 04/10/04.
Erected by 2010 and removed in 2016, the third generation of signs since 2000 at the cloverleaf interchange with I-95 used a mixture of Highway Gothic and Clearview fonts. Photo taken 06/10/12.
Trailblazers accompanied overhead signs for the 1984-extension of U.S. 202 south from Wilmington at Exit 3A. Photo taken 04/24/04.
SR 141 north at Exit 3A, prior to 2016-18 work to expand the freeway to three northbound lanes. Photo taken 07/08/10.
Another set of carbon copied signs were posted on the Newport Freeway north at Exit 3B (I-95 north). These were replaced by 2012. Photo taken 04/24/04.
An auxiliary lane formed from the I-95 southbound on-ramp for Delaware 141 north to Exit 4 in Newport. This sign was carbon copied with Clearview font, including the non-MUTCD use of Must Exit. Photo taken 03/23/04.
Concrete still in place along Delaware 141 north as it approached the Christina River bridge into Newport. Photo taken 03/23/04.
Former sign assembly posted at the northbound off-ramp (Exit 4) for Delaware 4 to Downtown Newport. Photo taken 08/05/07.
The old nomenclature of keep right for the half mile guide sign to Delaware 62 was carbon copied on a new sign along the Newport viaduct in 2010. Photo taken 08/05/07.
Traffic entered the Newport Freeway from Marshall Street and Delaware 4 to form an auxiliary lane one quarter mile ahead of Exit 5. Photo taken 03/23/04.
Exit 5 to Delaware 62 (Boxwood Road) departs from Delaware 141 northbound at the Burnside Boulevard overpass. The off-ramp merges onto Newport Gap Pike ahead of Boxwood Road and the old GM auto assembly plant. Photo taken 08/05/07.
A freeway style sign bridge was placed along Centerville Road north ahead of Boxwood Road (Delaware 62) for Exit 5. Signs here was carbon copied by 2002. Photo taken 04/24/04.
A light post hosting a reassurance marker for SR 141 north was knocked down in 2007. A new fixture was installed by 2014, but without the route shield. Photo taken 04/23/04.
An interchange sequence sign alluded to the unconstructed extension of the SR 141 freeway north to Greenville. Photo taken 08/05/07.
Exits 6A/B joined SR 141 north with the northbound beginning of SR 41 in addition to SR 2 (Kirkwood Highway). An interchange sequence sign outlined the distances also for intersections with SR 48 and SR 100 as well at the interchange with SR 52. Signs were carbon copied to use Clearview font by 2010. Photo taken 08/05/07.
The removal of SR 41 from SR 2 (Kirkwood Highway) west to Newport Gap Pike in 2015 resulted in the resigning of Exit 6. As such Lancaster, Pennsylvania is no longer referenced for Exit 6B. Photo taken 06/10/12.
Remnants from the cancelled SR 141 freeway north included an unused lane to the left and subsequent lane drop ahead of the c/d roadway return from SR 2. All signs here, including the seemingly temporary Lane Closed overhead, were carbon copied by 2010. Photo taken 08/05/07.
SR 141 north at the c/d roadway for SR 2 (Kirkwood Highway) and former SR 41 north. Photo taken 06/10/12.
Sloppy sign replacements at Exit 6A omitted shields for Delaware 2 west to Newark and Delaware 41 north to Lancaster. Photo taken 08/05/07
Motorists headed to Lancaster are no longer directed to use Exit 6B, with DelDOT favoring SR 48 north from SR 141 to Hockessin in place of SR 41 (Newport Gap Pike). Photo taken 06/10/12.
Delaware 141 reduces to a single through lane as the Newport Freeway ends. This pattern remains the same following 2007-10 construction to expand the ensuing stretch of Centre Road to a four-lane divided boulevard. A sign change made here by 2010 dropped Delaware 41 north and the control city of Lancaster for Exit 6B. Photo taken 08/05/07.
Aforementioned road work extended the c/d roadway at Exit 6 to a more fluid merge with Delaware 141 north along Centre Road. The previous traffic pattern involved an S-curve merge, as the c/d roadway ended with a stub leftover from the scuttled freeway proposal. Photo taken 03/28/04.