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Maryland 16 forms part of a multi state route with Delaware 16 from Taylors Island to Broadkill Beach. The 51.06 mile route in southeastern Maryland stretches across Dorchester and Caroline Counties, connecting Cambridge with the Denton area.

Maryland 16-404 east
Maryland 16 joins Maryland 404 for 3.2 miles from Harmony Road to Greenwood Road in eastern Caroline County. Pictured here are confirming markers for the overlap posted beyond their separation with Maryland 313 (Federalsburg Highway) south. Photo taken 04/13/04.
The mileage sign posted east of MD 313 outlines the route of MSR 404 east to U.S. 13 at Bridgeville and SR 1 at Five Points. Photo taken 04/13/04.
Maryland 16 branches eastward from Maryland 404 (Shore Highway) along Greenwood Road. Continuing into Sussex County as SR 16, the multi state route continues ten miles east to Greenwood. Photo taken 04/13/04.
A set of flashers operate at the rural split of MD 16 and 404 east. Providing a cutoff to MD 313 (Federalsburg Highway), Becks Road ties into the intersection from the southwest. Photo taken 04/13/04.
MD 404 (Shore Highway) extends another 3.18 miles southeast to the Delaware state line. MD 16 crosses into SR 2.50 miles to the east at Hickman. Photo taken 04/13/04.
Maryland 16 west
The first westbound shield for Maryland 16. Photo taken 01/15/17.
Maryland 16 enters a wooded area along side Hickman Ditch beyond the Maryland welcome sign. Photo taken 01/15/17.
Navigating southwest through an S-curve from Substation Road, Maryland 16 (Greenwood Road) approaches the rural crossroads with Maryland 404 (Shore Highway). Photo taken 01/15/17.
MSR 404 enters Caroline County, Maryland from Bridgeville, ten miles to the southeast. MD 16 overlaps with MD 404 northwest toward Denton. Photo taken 01/15/17.
Becks Road links MD 16 (Greenwood Road) with MD 313 (Federalsburg Highway) south to Federalsburg. Photo taken 01/15/17.
Maryland 16 & 404 west
Maryland 16 & 404 commence a 3.2 mile overlap westbound along Shore Highway. Photo taken 04/13/04.
Denton lies six miles to the northwest along MD 404. MD 313 combines with the state route in 0.9 miles from Federalsburg. Photo taken 04/13/04.
Curving northwest toward Andersontown, MD 16/404 (Shore Highway) approach MD 313 (Federalsburg Highway) south. Photo taken 04/13/04.
The town of Federalsburg lies ten miles to the south via Maryland 313 in southeastern Caroline County. Photo taken 04/13/04.
Northbound Maryland 313 combines with Maryland 16 & 404 (Shore Highway) west for 2.28 miles. Photo taken 04/13/04.
Maryland 313 north & 16-404 west
MD-16/313/404 (Shore Highway) advance west through the rural settlement of Andersontown after Federalsburg Highway. Photo taken 04/13/04.
Mileage sign posted ahead of Andersontown Road. Maryland 404 is the main route between the Delaware beaches and the Chesapeake Bay Bridge west of Queenstown. Most guide signs along the Eastern Shore direct motorists to bay bridge by way of U.S. 50, U.S. 301, or Maryland 404. Photo taken 04/13/04.
Maryland 16 (Harmony Road) branches southwest from Shore Highway to Harmony, Preston and Bethlehem. Maryland 313 north & 404 west continue northwest two miles into Denton. Photo taken 04/13/04.
Double Hills Road, the historic alignment of MD 313/404 across Watts Creek, ties into the signalized intersection with MD 16 (Harmony Road) from the north. Photo taken 04/13/04.

Photo Credits:

04/13/04, 01/15/17 by AARoads

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Page Updated 12-10-2018.