Delaware 4 west
Delaware 4 west begins from Delaware 48 (2nd Street) west at Monroe Street. Monroe Street intersects the eastbound direction of Delaware 48 at Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. Photo taken 12/22/12.
The first confirming marker for Delaware 4 west is this cutout posted after Delaware 48 (MLK Boulevard) east. Monroe Street passes by the DART bus yard to Chestnut Street and Maryland Avenue. Photo taken 12/30/16.
The Delaware 4 assembly on Monroe Street is the last known cutout shield for any state route posted in the state. A cutout for Delaware 2 on Union Street was replaced by 2016. Photo taken 12/22/12.
Monroe Street ends by Justison Landing as SR 4 turns west onto Maryland Avenue. Photo taken 12/22/12.
With the advent of SR 4 traffic, Maryland Avenue westbound quickly intersects Elm Street. Elm Street provides a connector to Adams Street north. Photo taken 12/30/16.
Adams Street constitutes an east side frontage street for I-95 to on-ramps at 2nd Street (SR 48 west) and 10th Street. Photo taken 12/30/16.
The off-ramp from I-95 (Exit 6) north descends from the Wilmington Viaduct to form the northbound beginning of Adams Street at Maryland Avenue. There are no other direct ramps between the freeway and SR 4 here. Photo taken 12/30/16.
Continuing west from below Interstate 95, Adams Street enters the Hedgeville community. A confirming marker appears at Chandler Street. Photo taken 12/30/16.
SR 4 (Maryland Avenue) angles between the Hedgeville and Browntown street grids to the city line. Maple Street branches northwest from the signal here to Kosciuszko Park and Bayard Middle School. Photo taken 12/30/16.
Another reassurance marker appears as Jackson Street ties into Maryland Avenue from the northeast. Jackson Street is the west side frontage street for I-95 south from Happy Valley to Lancaster Avenue (SR 48 east). Photo taken 12/30/16.
Beech Street connects SR 4 (Maryland Avenue) with the Riverfront and Daniel S. Frawley Stadium. Photo taken 12/30/16.
Van Buren Street south and Lower Oak Street north come together as Maryland Avenue climbs out of the Christina River valley. Maryland Avenue is striped for four lanes, but with on-street parking permitted during non peak hours. Photo taken 12/30/16.
Stroud Street stems southeast from SR 4 (Maryland Avenue) at Pulaski Park to Eddie Michaels Playground in Browntown. Photo taken 12/30/16.
The succeeding traffic light on westbound SR 4 (Maryland Avenue) operates at Banning Street north and 5th Avenue south, just ahead of Franklin Street. Banning Street leads to St. Elizabeth High School and Canby Park. Photo taken 12/30/16.
Maryland Avenue westbound leaves the city of Wilmington as it reaches the five-way intersection with Broom Street north and Latimer Drive south and Latimer Place west at the Cleland Heights community. Photo taken 12/28/12.
SR 4 (Maryland Avenue) leaves Wilmington at the merge with Broom Street south. The four-lane boulevard next intersects Alban Drive south into the Latimer Estates community and McGovern Terrace north. Photo taken 12/30/16.
Clayton Road forms a local street north through Cleland Heights to Canby Park from the ensuing westbound signal. Photo taken 12/30/16.
Delaware 4 (Maryland Avenue) lowers to cross a tributary of the Christina River by southern reaches of Canby Park West. The junction shield for Delaware 100 appears well ahead of the intersection with the state route north on Race Street at Germay Industrial Park. Photo taken 12/30/16.
Climbing westward, SR 4 (Maryland Avenue) intersects SR 100 (Race Street) north at the second traffic light ahead. SR 100 commences a nearly nine mile route to Elsmere, north Wilmington, Greenville and Montchanin at Richardson Park. The route is unmarked in the eastbound direction of SR 4. Photo taken 12/30/16.
Brookside Drive stems south through an industrial park to the Ashley subdivision from the signal preceding SR 100. Photo taken 12/30/16.
Race Street carries SR 100 north to Atlantic Avenue, where it merges with Dupont Road. Dupont Road forms a four-lane arterial north to Howard Street and the viaduct over the CSX Railroad to SR 2 (Kirkwood Highway) in the town of Elsmere. Photo taken 12/30/16.
Lorewood Avenue and Winston Avenue branch west from a shared intersection with Delaware 4 (Maryland Avenue) into the Richardson Park / Elmhurst street grid. Photo taken 12/20/16.
Maryland Avenue continues west through the Richardson Park commercial strip to intersect Elmhurst Place west and Summit Avenue east. Photo taken 12/20/16.
Champlain Avenue heads west through he Bellemoor and Boxwood neighborhoods west from Delaware 4 (Maryland Avenue) and Reamer Avenue. Photo taken 12/20/16.
The traffic light with Grier Avenue serves Richardson Park Elementary and the Idela and Middleboro Manor subdivisions east of Delaware 4. Photo taken 12/20/16.
Delaware 62 (Boxwood Road) branches west from Delaware 4 (Maryland Avenue) to Delaware 141 (Newport Freeway) by the shuttered GM Auto Assembly Plant. The state route follows Newport Gap Pike (old Delaware 41) north from Belvedere to Delaware 2 (Kirkwood Highway) at Prices Corner. Photo taken 12/20/16.
Middleboro Road extends east from SR 4 and SR 62 (Boxwood Road) as an unsigned leg of SR 62 to Banning Park and Boxwood Industrial Center. Photo taken 12/20/16.
Newport Pike takes over for Maryland Avenue as the name of SR 4 west from SR 62 (Boxwood Road). The four-lane boulevard runs between Banning Park and the Woodcrest community to Fallon Avenue. Photo taken 12/30/16.
Troy Avenue angles northwest from Newport Pike through the Woodcrest community toward Conrad Middle School. Photo taken 12/20/17.
Becker Avenue south and Forest Drive north from Fore Brook Glen come together at the subsequent westbound signal along SR 4 (Newport Pike). Photo taken 12/20/17.
SR 4 (Newport Pike) rises along a hill to intersect Latimer Street north and Larch Avenue south at the Lyndalia and Newport Heights neighborhoods. Photo taken 12/20/17.
Drivers along westbound Delaware 4 (Newport Pike) enter the town of Newport at Cedar Street. Photo taken 12/30/16.
Delaware 4 splits between the one-way couplet of Justis Street (westbound) and Main Street (eastbound) through Newport business district. The state route crosses paths with the Newport Freeway (Delaware 141) on the six block stretch. Photo taken 12/30/16.
The viaduct taking SR 141 through Newport was completed in 1979. The Newport Freeway leads north to SR 2 (Kirkwood Highway) at Prices Corner, where SR 141 down grades to a surface boulevard (Centre Road) en route to SR 34 (Faulkland Road). Photo taken 12/30/16.
A split diamond interchange joins SR 4 (Justin / Market Streets) with SR 141 (Newport Freeway) via the frontage street system of Marshall and James Streets. Photo taken 12/20/17.
James Street extends Newport Gap Pike south through Newport to Old Airport Road. The southbound service road intersects SR 4 (Market Street) east one block to the south adjacent to the SR 141 on-ramp to Interstates 95, 295 and 495. Photo taken 12/30/16.
SR 141 overall ventures south from Newport to New Castle along Basin Road and north mostly along a varying four-lane expressway or controlled access arterial to Greenville and Fairfax. Photo taken 12/30/16.
Justis Street combines with Market Street as Delaware 4 (Newport Pike) leaves the town limits of Newport. The succeeding westbound signal operates at Westmont Avenue south to the Silview community and State Street north to Tuxedo Park. Photo taken 12/30/16.
Hershey Run Drive south and MacArthur Dive north converge at the following westbound traffic light on Newport Pike. Photo taken 12/30/16.
Glen Bernie Drive south ties into SR 4 (Newport Pike) at the signalized entrance to First State Plaza shopping center. Photo taken 12/30/16.
Rothwell Drive connects with SR 4 from the Glen Bernie Estates subdivision across from First State Boulevard south into First State Industrial Park. Photo taken 12/30/16.
Stanton Road extends south from Greenbank Road at Marshallton to Kiamensi Road and the couplet of Delaware 4 (Newport Pike west / Mitch Road east) at Stanton. Photo taken 12/30/16.
Delaware 4 (Newport Pike) westbound becomes Main Street to the merge with Delaware 7 south in Stanton. Delaware 7 (Limestone Road) constitutes the main arterial route north through the Pike Creek Valley to the state line near Pennsylvania 41 at Kaolin. Photo taken 07/31/13.
Delaware 4 west & 7 south
A 2017-installed mileage sign for Christiana and Dover stands along Main Street after the merge of SR 4 west & 7 south. Photo taken 12/21/17.
Main Street west combines with Mitch Road east ahead of the SR 4 west & 7 south intersection with Telegraph Road. Telegraph Road comprises a local through route in conjunction with Old Capitol Trail or St. James Church Road north to SR 2 (Kirkwood Highway). Photo taken 12/21/17.
SR 4 & 7 expand into a six-lane, controlled access arterial south ahead of Delaware Park Boulevard. Photo taken 12/21/17.
Delaware Park Boulevard loops west through Delaware Park to SR 4 and SR 58 near Christiana Hospital. Delaware Park is home to thoroughbred racing, a casino with slot machine gambling and an 18 hole golf course. Photo taken 12/30/16.
A lone confirming marker for SR 4 stands at the bridge across White Clay Creek. The Stanton bypass was constructed in the 1980s to replace a narrow and flood prone stretch of Stanton Christiana Road to the east. Photo taken 09/27/14.
The first of two connectors linking SR 4 & 7 with their old alignment along Stanton Christiana Road ties into the six-lane bypass south of White Clay Creek. A concrete arch bridge remains in use for a multi use path along the old alignment nearby. Photo taken 12/21/17.
Shields for SR 7 south & 4 west stand ahead of the AMTRAK Northeast Corridor underpass. These were posted in 2017. Photo taken 12/21/17.
SR 7 continues south from the forthcoming split with SR 4 west to a parclo interchange with SR 58 (Churchmans Road). Exit 166 represents the north end of SR 1 leading south to Dover, Milford and the Delaware Beaches. Photo taken 12/21/17.
The Stanton Bypass directly overlaid the original Delaware 4 alignment along Ogletown Stanton Road to the west of its merge with Delaware 7. The six-lane arterial overtakes Stanton Christiana Road south from Stanton Industrial Park through Churchmans Crossing. Photo taken 12/30/16.
Delaware 4 west & 7 south split at the ensuing intersection with Stanton Ogletown Road west and the entrance to Morgan Christiana Center Photo taken 09/27/14.
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Delaware 4 resumes a westward course as a four-lane arterial to Christiana Hospital, Ogletown and south Newark. Delaware 7 combines with Delaware 1 in 0.4 miles ahead of the junction with Interstate 95 and Christiana. Photos taken 12/30/16.
Delaware 4 west
West through Churchmans Crossing, SR 4 (Stanton Ogletown Road) converges with SR 58 (Churchmans Road) at Delaware Park Boulevard. SR 58 forms a busy arterial route linking Christiana Hospital with I-95 and SR 1. The state route totals just 3.86 miles east to SR 273 near Hares Corner. Photo taken 08/02/13.
Hygeia Drive ties into SR 4 from Omega Professional Center across from the north entrance to Christiana Hospital. Photo taken 12/24/17.
Reassurance marker posted west of Hygeia Drive. SR 4 continues by Christiana Hospital to the Rutherford subdivision and Westgate Corporate Center. Photo taken 12/24/17.
Commuter traffic joins Stanton Ogletown Road from Samoset Drive, the lone entrance to Westgate Corporate Center. Photo taken 12/24/17.
Delaware 4 (Stanton Ogletown Road) advances west to the commercialized intersection with Harmony Road. Photo taken 12/24/17.
Harmony Road links SR 4 with SR 273 (Christiana Road) at I-95 through the Hillside Heights and Tanglewood communities. Leading north across AMTRAK's Northeast Corridor, Harmony Road comprises a controlled access two-lane roadway to SR 2 (Capitol Trail). Photo taken 12/24/17.
Leading west from Harmony Road, Delaware 4 passes south of the Harmony Woods community to Ogletown. Photo taken 04/24/05.
Prides Crossing arcs west from Allandale Drive to connect SR 4 with Red Mill Road north. Red Mill Road formerly intersected the state route directly, but was severed due to construction of the interchange with SR 273 in 1997. Photo taken 12/29/17.
A pedestrian bridge spans Delaware 4 west of this reassurance marker at Prides Crossing. The state route passes by the former MBNA complex here. Photo taken 12/29/17.
A parclo interchange joins SR 4 (Ogletown Road) with SR 273 beyond the former MBNA complex. Photo taken 12/29/17.
A loop ramp takes traffic from SR 273 west onto SR 4 at Christiana Road ahead. Completion of the new SR 273 alignment in 1997 bypassed Ogletown Road, removing a short and congested overlap with SR 4. Photo taken 12/29/17.
SR 4 (Ogletown Road) west next intersects Salem Church Road south and ramps to SR 273. SR 273 constitutes a multi state route with MD 273 west from Newark to Rising Sun and east to Christiana and New Castle. Photo taken 12/29/17.
Salem Church Road extends south from SR 273 and Ogletown Road to Old Baltimore Pike and suburban areas along the U.S. 40 corridor. Photo taken 08/03/13.
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Motorists turning right split into a ramp for SR 273 (Christiana Road) east to Interstate 95 and a signalized left turn for SR 273 west toward Downtown Newark. Photos taken 12/29/17.
West from Salem Church Road, Delaware 4 follows Chestnut Hill Road. Photo taken 12/26/17.
Augusta Drive arcs north through Chestnut Hills Estates to Ogletown Road (old Delaware 273) from the subsequent westbound signal on Delaware 4. Photo taken 12/26/17.
Chestnut Hill Road intersects Brennen Drive north to George V. Kirk Middle School and Pearson Drive south at the Todd Estates community. Photo taken 12/26/17.
Old Newark Road provides a local through route north from Delaware 4 (Chestnut Hill Road) around the Brookside Park community to Marrows Road. Photo taken 12/26/17.
A signalized U-turn links Old Newark Road south with SR 4 (Chestnut Hill Road) east to Ogletown. Photo taken 12/26/17.
Gender Road spurs south from a stoplight with Chestnut Hill Road to the Breezewood subdivision and Gauger-Cobbs Middle School. Photo taken 12/26/17.
A reassurance marker for SR 4 west stands after Gender Road. Photo taken 12/26/17.
Entering the commercialized intersection with Marrows Road north to Newark and Marrows Road Extension south to Chestnut Hill Plaza shopping center and the Scottfield subdivision. Photo taken 06/04/12.
A J-turn intersection connections SR 4 (Chestnut Hill Road) with North and South Kingston Road at the Brookside Park community. Photo taken 12/26/17.
Continuing west through Brookside Park, SR 4 (Chestnut Hill Road) approaches SR 72 (South Chapel Street). Prior to Fall 2013, SR 72 north doubled as SR 2 to SR 273 (Ogletown Road). Photo taken 12/26/17.
Delaware 72 runs north to Library Avenue through east Newark. The state route combines with Delaware 2 along Capitol Trail as part of its route north to the Upper Pike Creek Valley. Photo taken 12/26/17.
Confirming marker for Delaware 4 west posted between Delaware 72 and the at-grade crossing with a Norfolk Southern Railroad line. Photo taken 12/22/17.
Delaware 4 straddles the Newark city limits west from the NS Railroad along the Robscott Manor community. Photo taken 12/22/17.
Robscott Turn links Chestnut Hill Road with Robscott Manor to the south. Undeveloped land owned by the University of Delaware spreads to the north. Photo taken 12/22/17.
Delaware 4 partitions with Old Chestnut Hill Road beyond upcoming Sincock Lane north to the University of Delaware (UD) sports complex. Photo taken 12/22/17.
Bob Carpenter Center, home of UD Blue Hens Basketball, resides to the northeast of the SR 4 (Chestnut Hill Road) intersection with SR 896 south and South College Avenue north. Photo taken 12/22/17.
SR 896 follows South College Avenue south to Interstate 95 and Glasgow. The state route north combines with SR 4 (Christina Parkway) west as part of its bypass of Newark. Photo taken 12/22/17.
South College Avenue represents the main route north to the UD campus and Downtown Newark from the south. SR 896 was realigned from the arterial north of SR 4 in 1988. Delaware 896 is part of a 55.2 mile long multi state route south to Boyds Corner and north to Smoketown, Pennsylvania. Photo taken 09/26/14.
Delaware 4 west & 896 north
Opened to traffic in September 1983, Christina Parkway leads SR 4 & 896 west along a controlled access route to Elkton Road (SR 279). Photo taken 09/26/14.
Science Boulevard connects SR 4 & 896 (Christina Parkway) with the University of Delaware (UD) Science, Technology and Advanced Research Campus. UD purchased the adjacent 272-acre site after the 2008 closure of the Chrysler Assembly Plant. Photo taken 09/26/14.
A lone SR 896 shield remains west of Science Boulevard. It was accompanied by shields for SR 2 and 4 west prior to 2012. Photo taken 09/26/14.
The last SR 4 westbound shield follows what was the second entrance to the Chrysler Assembly Plant. Christina Parkway reduces to two lanes as it rises to cross the AMTRAK Northeast Corridor. Photo taken 09/26/14.
Christina Parkway arcs northward to intersect Elkton Road at Suburban Plaza shopping center. Delaware 896 turns north at the forthcoming intersection to follow Elkton Road and South Main Street toward Downtown Newark. Until Fall 2013, Elkton Road was also a part of Delaware 2 Business. Photo taken 09/26/14.
Lowering from the AMTRAK Northeast Corridor overpass, an end Delaware 4 shield precedes Elkton Road and Suburban Drive north. Although unmarked along Christina Parkway, Delaware 279 begins here and lines Elkton Road west to Maryland 279 and Interstate 95. Photo taken 09/26/14.
Delaware 896 continues northeast along Elkton Road as part of its multi state route north to Strickersville, Pennsylvania. Delaware 279 south and Maryland 279 west lead motorists southwest five miles to Elkton. Photo taken 09/26/14.



Photo Credits:

04/24/05, 06/04/12, 12/22/12, 12/28/12, 07/31/13, 08/02/13, 08/03/13, 09/26/14, 09/27/14, 12/20/16, 12/30/16, 12/20/17, 12/21/17, 12/22/17, 12/24/17, 12/26/17, 12/29/17 by AARoads

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Page Updated 12-07-2018.