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Maryland Route 129 North
Maryland 129 continues Paca Street north from the Maryland 295 end at U.S. 40 (Franklin Street) west. An erroneous circle shield represents the first marker of the 15.43-mile route. Photo taken 06/27/10.
Druid Hill Avenue flows southbound from the Maryland 129 southbound turn onto Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard to become Centre Street east at Paca Street (Maryland 129 north). Photo taken 06/27/10.
St. Mary Street crosses Druid Hill Avenue adjacent to Paca Street and merges with Maryland 129 at the forthcoming turn onto McCulloh Street. Photo taken 06/27/10.
An unsigned turn takes Maryland 129 north from Paca Street onto McCulloh Street. McCulloh Street north compliments the southbound direction of Druid Hill Avenue to Druid Hill Park. Photo taken 06/27/10.
Madison Street westbound merges with McCulloh Street ahead of Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. MLK Boulevard encircles western reaches of downtown Baltimore between Mount Vernon and Interstate 395 at the Orioles and Ravens stadium complexes. Photo taken 06/27/10.
Maryland 129 enters a two and half block area of brick housing complexes at Preston Street. Photo taken 06/27/10.
Dolphin Street stems west from Preston / Biddle Streets by the State Center to meet Maryland 129 (McCulloh Street) at the end of its divided portion. Dolphin Street continues southwest from Maryland 129 to Fremont Lane and Harlem Park. Photo taken 06/27/10.
McCulloh Street continues from Dolphin Street and sees the second northbound shield of Maryland 129 north. Photo taken 06/27/10.
Lafayette Avenue intersects Maryland 129 (McCulloh Street) at the next traffic light. This portion of Lafayette is disconnected with the Maryland 25 portion due to Interstate 83. Photo taken 06/27/10.
McMechen Street comprises a tree lined parkway northeast from Maryland 129 (McCulloh Street) to the Bolton Hill neighborhood. Photo taken 06/27/10.
Bisecting the Upton and Madison Park communities on Maryland 129 north at Laurens Street. Photo taken 06/27/10.
A set of one-piece four-way signals governed the movements between McCulloh Street north at Presstman Street in the Druid Heights community. Photo taken 06/27/10.
A vintage shield assembly for U.S. 1 precedes the intersection with North Avenue on MD 129 (McCulloh Street) north. Photo taken 06/27/10.
U.S. 1 follows North Avenue east from Fulton Avenue / Monroe Street to meet Maryland 129 at Penn-North. The US route continues eastward to Exit 6 of Interstate 83 and Bel Air Road. U.S. 140 once began just a few blocks west of McCulloh Street at Pennsylvania Avenue as well. Photo taken 06/27/10.
Two blocks north of U.S. 1 (North Avenue) on Maryland 129 north at Whitelock Street. Photo taken 06/27/10.
McCulloh Street becomes the northbound roadway of a six-lane parkway of Maryland 129 at Druid Park Lake Drive. Fulton Avenue links the McCulloh Street with Maryland 140 at the confluence of Fulton Avenue / Monroe Street and Reisterstown Road. Photo taken 06/27/10.
Gwynns Falls parkway heads west from Druid Hill Park and Maryland 129 (McCulloh Street north / Auchentoroly Terrace south) to Mondawmin Mall, Walbrook and Windsor Mill Road at Gwynns Falls Park. Photo taken 06/27/10.
Liberty Heights Avenue connects Maryland 129 (McCulloh Street / Swan Drive) with the nearby westbound beginning of Maryland 26 at Maryland 140 (Reisterstown Road) and the Metro Mondawmin Station. Maryland 26 veers northwest through Forest Park to Lochearn outside the city. The 43.94-mile route stretches all the way to Frederick. Photo taken 06/27/10.
Northbound drivers see the next Maryland 129 reassurance shield assembly along McCulloh Street / Swan Drive ahead of the merge with Maryland 140 (Reisterstown Road). Photo taken 06/27/10.
Maryland 129 & 140 share just three blocks together along Reisterstown Road between Swan Drive and Druid Park Drive. The two routes parallel one another to Park Heights. Photo taken 06/27/10.
Maryland 129 continues along Park Heights Avenue to Hilldale Drive, one block east of Maryland 140 (Reisterstown Road). Photo taken 06/27/10.
Park Heights Avenue northbound at Violet Avenue and a northbound shield for Maryland 129. Photo taken 06/27/10.
Keyworth Avenue flows west from Greenspring Avenue to Towanda Park in southern areas of Park Heights. Photo taken 06/27/10.
Shirley Avenue compliments Keyworth Avenue in the eastbound direction to Greenspring Avenue. Photo taken 06/27/10.
Cold Spring Lane and Maryland 129 (Park Heights Avenue) come together in this northbound scene. Cold Springs Lane links the Arlington and Park Heights neighborhoods with Interstate 83 (Exit 9) and Roland Park to the east. Photo taken 06/27/10.
Maryland Route 129 South
Maryland 129 splits into a one-way street couplet of Druid Hill Avenue (south) and McCulloh Street (north) between Druid Park Lake Drive and Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. A reassurance marker resides at the Druid Hill Avenue southbound intersection with Druid Park Lake Drive east. Photo taken 06/27/10.
Maryland 129 (Druid Hill Avenue) kinks southward to meet U.S. 1 (North Avenue) at a right angle. North Avenue constitutes an east-west commercial arterial and truck route for U.S. 40. Photo taken 06/27/10.
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A classic Interstate 83 trailblazer directs drivers onto U.S. 1 (North Avenue) north to Exit 6 of the Jones Falls Expressway a short distance to the east. U.S. 1 south turns onto Monroe Street south a few blocks to the west. Photos taken 06/27/10.

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06/27/10 by AARoads

Connect with:
Interstate 695 - Baltimore Beltway
U.S. 1
Route 140
Route 295 - Baltimore-Washington Parkway

Page Updated 04-14-2011.