SR 92 (Naamans Road) forms an important commuter route across extreme northern New Castle County as it joins U.S. 202 (Concord Pike) and Brandywine Town Center mall with I-95 and I-495 at Claymont. The arterial route mirrors the Pennsylvania state line through older suburban areas of northern Brandywine Hundred along Naamans Road for 5.66 miles to U.S. 13 (Philadelphia Pike) near industrial Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania. The western 2.87 miles of SR 92 is stark in contrast to Naamans Road. Connecting U.S. 202 with SR 100 (Montchanin Road) via Beaver Valley Road and Thompsons Bridge Road, the state route traverses scenic forest and meadows mostly within Brandywine Creek State Park.
Delaware Route 92 Guides
The 1968 Official Delaware Highway map outlines SR 92 along Thompson Bridge, Ramsey, Beaver Valley and Naamans Roads along the same course it takes today. Increasing traffic along Naamans Road east from Brandywine Raceway, a horse racing track closed in 1989 and formerly located to the northeast of U.S. 202 and SR 92, resulted in a long term widening project started in 1985. Unfortunately environmental concerns and several construction delays postponed the completion of the project. By 1999, expansion of SR 92 was nearly complete, with intersection improvements remaining underway at SR 3 (Marsh Road) and SR 261 (Foulk Road) until 2000.
Delaware State Route 92 - 2015 Annual Average Daily Traffic (AADT)
- 7,427 - SR 100 to Guyencourt Road
- 9,234 - Ramsey Road to U.S. 202
- 26,301 - U.S. 202 to Shipley Road
- 30,686 - Shipley Road to Harvey Road
- 20,391 - Harvey Road to SR 261
- 25,236 - SR 261 to SR 3
- 21,949 - SR 3 to I-95
- 15,403 - I-95 to Ridge Road
- 10,443 - Ridge Road to U.S. 13
|Approaching SR 92 (Naamans Road) on Darley Road west. Darley Road originates from U.S. 13 (Philadelphia Pike) in Claymont. Photo taken 05/15/05.|
|Darley Road ends at SR 92 (Naamans Road) just east of SR 3 (Marsh Road) and Hanbys Corner. Photo taken 05/15/05.|
05/15/05 by AARoads and Lou Corsaro
Page Updated 06-18-2020.