State Route 300

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One of several multi state routes between northern Delaware and northeastern Maryland, SR 300 ventures nearly 12 miles northeast from Everetts Corner to Kenton, Clayton and Smyrna. MD 300 continues the route west to Sudlersville and a J-turn intersection with U.S. 301 beyond Dudley Corners.

SR 300 was added to the state route system by 1936. The northern 1.10 miles of the state route overlaps with SR 6 along Glenwood Avenue to bypass Downtown Smyrna. SR 6 turns south along U.S. 13 (Dupont Boulevard) as MSR 300 ends.

Delaware State Route 300 - 2015 Annual Average Daily Traffic (AADT)

  • 2,640 - Maryland line to SR 44
  • 2,928 - SR 44 to SR 11
  • 6,713 - SR 11 to west Kenton limits
  • 4,383 - east Kenton limits to west Clayton limits
  • 10,724 - west Clayton limits to northeast Clayton limits
  • 14,878 - west Smyrna limits to Main Street
Delaware Route 6 Delaware Route 300 West
SR 6/300 (Glenwood Avenue) commence a 1.10-mile overlap west from U.S. 13 (Dupont Boulevard) as a three lane boulevard by the Smyrna Mart retail center. Photo taken 06/17/12.
The ensuing intersection joins SR 6/300 (Glenwood Avenue) with Main Street south to Downtown Smyrna and north to Smyrna Municipal Park and Duck Creek Road. Photo taken 06/17/12.
Westbound SR 6/300 (Glenwood Avenue) at High Street. High Street heads north from the Smyrna street grid to a town home community. Photo taken 12/28/16.
SR 6 partitions with SR 300 to join Smyrna Clayton Boulevard west to Main Street through the Clayton town center. SR 300 turns southwest along Wheatleys Pond Road through suburban areas of south Clayton. Photo taken 12/28/16.
SR 6 travels another 7.87 miles west to become MD 291 ahead of Millington. MSR 300 continues another 10.73 miles through Kenton and Everetts Corner to cross the Maryland state line en route to Sudlersville. Photo taken 12/28/16.
Delaware Route 300 West
Confirming marker for SR 300 west posted after the 0.16-mile dog leg of SR 15 south along Wheatleys Pond Road. Photo taken 12/28/16.
Wheatleys Pond Road becomes Main Street through the small town of Kenton as SR 300 west meets SR 42 (Commerce Street). Photo taken 04/13/04.
SR 42 arcs west from Cheswold to Kenton and north to SR 6 and Longridge Road at Blackiston. New mast-arm traffic lights were installed at Main and Commerce Streets by 2012. Photo taken 04/13/04.
SR 300 (Main Street) vacates the town of Kenton after two residential blocks to join Sudlersville Road. Photo taken 01/16/17.
Sudlersville, Maryland lies 12 miles ahead while Hartly is a five mile drive to the south via SR 11. The Chesapeake Bay Bridge is a 42-mile drive away via MSR 300 west and U.S. 301 south. Photo taken 01/16/17.
Sudlersville Road shifts west from Shaws Corner Road across an abandoned railroad grade. Photo taken 01/16/17.
SR 11 (Arthursville Road) branches south from SR 300 to Fords Corner, Hartly and Wrights Crossroads. Photo taken 01/16/17.
The 6.95-mile route of SR 11 concludes as MD 302 along the Caroline and Queen Annes County line to Templeville, Maryland. Photo taken 01/16/17.
Sudlersville Road transitions into MD 300 west, 0.33 miles beyond the SR 300 junction with SR 44 east. Maryland 300 travels 9.63 miles west to U.S. 301 (Blue Star Memorial Highway). Photo taken 04/13/04.
Delaware Route 300 East
Maryland 300 (Sudlersville Road) curves northeast from Busic Church Road to enter Kent County, Delaware in an agricultural area ahead of Everetts Corner. Photo taken 07/06/04.
SR 44 (Everetts Corner Road) stems southeast from SR 300 (Sudlersville Road) to Hartly The state route connects MSR 300 with Dover via SR 8 east at Pearsons Corner. Photo taken 04/13/04.
Advancing east, SR 300 (Sudlersville Road) reaches the small town of Kenton in six miles and Smyrna in 13 miles. Photo taken 04/13/04.
The rural drive east along SR 300 through Downs Chapel culminates at SR 11 (Arthursville Road) south. Photo taken 04/13/04.
SR 11 constitutes a rural route southwest along Arthursville Road to Hartly and Maryland 302 ahead of Templeville. Photo taken 04/13/04.
Sudlersville Road leads SR 300 east a short distance from SR 11 to the town of Kenton. Photo taken 04/13/04.
Kenton lies at the crossroads of SR 300 (Main Street) and SR 42 (Commerce Street). SR 42 originates 3.73 miles to the north at Blackiston and SR 6 (Millington Road). Photo taken 04/13/04.
Vintage mast arms and 30 inch signals remained in use at Main and Commerce Streets in Kenton until sometime after 2009. SR 42 heads east from Kenton to Seven Hickories and Cheswold. Photo taken 04/13/04.
SR 300 quickly departs Kenton as it turns northeast along Wheatleys Pond Road toward Clayton and Smyrna. Photo taken 04/13/04.
An unmarked intersection brings SR 15 north from Friendship Road onto SR 300 (Wheatleys Pond Road) east for a 0.16-mile overlap. Photo taken 12/28/16.
Delaware Route 6 Delaware Route 300 East
Glenwood Avenue expands into a three-lane boulevard from Main Street east by the Smyrna Mart shopping center to intersect U.S. 13 (Dupont Boulevard). A faded Delaware Memorial Bridge trailblazer precedes the east end of SR 300. Photo taken 06/17/12.
SR 6 turns south onto U.S. 13 (Dupont Boulevard) for a 0.29 mile overlap to Commerce Street. U.S. 13 comprises a busy commercial arterial from adjacent Duck Creek south through Smyrna to Cheswold. The route north stays rural to Blackbird, Townsend and Odessa. Photo taken 06/17/12.

Photo Credits:

  • 04/13/04 by AARoads.
  • 07/06/04 by Russell Blau.
  • 06/17/12 by AARoads.
  • 12/28/16 by AARoads.
  • 01/16/17 by AARoads.

Connect with:
U.S. 13
State Route 6
State Route 15
State Route 42
State Route 44

Page Updated 02-14-2017.

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