Route 147 - Harford Road

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Maryland Route 147 North
Although unmarked, MD 147 begins at the intersection with Harford Road and U.S. 1 (North Avenue). The first northbound shield is not posted until Lauraville. 07/02/10
Broadway north and Bonaparte Avenue come together at MD 147 (Harford Road) at the next traffic light. Broadway leads south to Fells Point while Bonaparte links Harford Road with East 25th Street. 07/02/10
East 25th Street parallels a CSX Railroad line east from MD 45 (Greenmount Avenue) to join MD 147 (Harford Road) with Sinclair Lane. 07/02/10
Homestead Street flows southeast from the Waverly community to end at MD 147 (Harford Road) adjacent to Clifton Park. 07/02/10
Gorsuch Avenue parallels Homestead Avenue one block to the north, joining Harford Road with Loch Raven Boulevard and Waverly. 06/30/10
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MD 542 begins and travels 6.33 miles north to Interstate 695 (Exit 29) in Baltimore County. The state route follows The Alameda north to Loch Raven Boulevard from MD 147 (Harford Road). 07/02/10, 06/30/10
MD 147 (Harford Road) quickly meets the south end of unsigned MD 41 (Hillen Road). Hillen Road leads north to Morgan State University, becoming Perring Parkway to Baltimore County and Interstate 695. 06/30/10
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East 32nd Street was an original through route from Memorial Stadium (East 33rd Street) to Erdman Avenue for interests to U.S. 40 and the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel Thruway. A trailblazer from those days remains at MD 147 (Harford Road). 06/30/10
Erdman Avenue meets MD 147 (Harford Road) at the north end of Clifton Park. The through road becomes MD 151 and U.S. 40 Truck southeast of U.S. 1 (Bel Air Road) to U.S. 40 (Pulaski Highway) and Interstate 895. 06/30/10
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Chesterfield Avenue lines Herring Run Park and the Mayfield community southeast from MD 147 (Harford Road) to U.S. 1 (Bel Air Road). Lake Montebello Terrace connects Harford Road with Curran / Whitman Drives encircling the adjacent lake. 06/30/10
MD 147 passes through Herring Run Park. A 1911-bridge carries Harford Road across Herring Run. 06/30/10
Walther Avenue splits with Harford Road at Herring Run Park to Belgravia and Northern Parkway near the city line. 06/30/10
Argonne Drive arcs west from MD 147 to Morgan State University. Parkside Drive continues the road south along Herring Run Park to U.S. 1 and Sinclair Lane. 06/30/10
Montebello Terrace provides a cutoff between MD 147 (Harford Road) and Cold Spring Lane at Lauraville. 06/30/10
The first shield of MD 147 north, posted at Beverly Hills. Harford Road divides with a planted-median for three blocks. 06/30/10
Cold Spring Lane east and Moravia Road north come together at MD 147 (Harford Road). The two provide a circuitous through route from Park Heights east to Roland Park and Lauraville and south to Gardenville and Interstates 95 and 895. 06/30/10
Signage for MD 147 becomes vastly more consistent from Moravia Road northward to the city line. 06/30/10
An older shield for MD 147 lies ahead of the traffic light with Southern Avenue. Southern Avenue serves Morgan Park to the northwest and Beverly Hills and Gardenville to the south. 06/30/10
MD 147 enters the Waltherson area and meets Ailsa Avenue at a staggered intersection. 06/30/10
Northbound reassurance shield assembly posted for MD 147 (Harford Road) at Rueckert Avenue. 06/30/10
Back to back traffic lights govern the movements between MD 147 at Echodale and Gibbons Avenues. Echodale Avenue becomes Belvedere Avenue west from MD 41 (Perring Parkway) to Northern Parkway. Gibbons Avenue shadows the through route to the north. 06/30/10
Harford Road becomes more commercialized as it enters the Hamilton area of northeastern Baltimore. 06/30/10
Poor product placement obscures the northbound MD 147 shield posted between Wisteria and Evergreen Avenues. 06/30/10
White Avenue leads southeast from MD 147 to U.S. 1 (Bel Air Road) near Belmar. 06/30/10
Old Harford Road begins at the MD 147 intersection with Glenmore Avenue. The road meanders northeast to Carney beyond the Baltimore Beltway. Glenmore Avenue ventures east to Belgravia at U.S. 1. 06/30/10
Christopher Avenue flows east from Old Harford Road to MD 147 at this older northbound shield assembly. 06/30/10
Northern Parkway crosses paths with MD 147 (Harford Road) north of Hamilton. Northern Parkway arcs across the city from U.S. 1 (Bel Air Road) near Overlea to MD 26 (Liberty Heights Avenue) at Howard Park. 06/30/10
Rosalie Avenue travels east from Old Harford Road to MD 147 and west from Moyer Avenue to Harford Road. 06/30/10
Two blocks southwest of the Baltimore city limits on MD 147 north at Glendale Avenue. Glendale Avenue serves the Woodhome Heights and Harford Park communities in Baltimore County. 06/30/10
Northbound drivers exit the city of Baltimore beyond Hillcrest Avenue at Parkville Shopping Center. 06/30/10
Taylor Avenue travels northwest from U.S. 1 (Bel Air Road) at Overlea, nipping the northeastern corner of Baltimore, to intersect MD 147 at Parkville. Taylor Road continues west of Harford Road to Towson as Goucher Boulevard. 06/30/10
Linwood Avenue flows southeast from Old Harford Road and Villa Cresta to Harford Road. 06/30/10
Woodside Avenue represents another in a series of residential streets throughout a pervasive sea of single family homes stretching from Hamilton in Baltimore to Parkville and the Beltway. 06/30/10
Putty Hill Avenue comprises a through route west to Perring Village, MD 41 (Perring Parkway), and Towson via Goucher Boulevard. Eastward, Putty Hill Avenue acts as a residential through road to Rossville Boulevard (to U.S. 1) at Fullerton. 06/30/10
An older button copy sign references both Interstate 695 and the Baltimore Beltway as the southbound ramp to Essex. A cloverleaf interchange joins the freeway with MD 147 at Exit 31. 06/30/10
Maryland Route 147 South
Southbound MD 147 (Harford Road) at the south end of unsigned MD 41 (Hillen Road) and the one-block Hugo Avenue. MD 41 follows Perring Parkway south to Morgan State University and Hillen Road through Herring Run Park to end at MD 147. 07/02/10
Harford Road travels three blocks from MD 41 (Hillen Road) to the southern terminus of MD 542 (The Alameda). The last southbound MD 147 shield lies along this stretch. 07/02/10
Maryland Route 147 scenes
Broadway intersects MD 147 (Harford Road) opposite Bonaparte Avenue. An unusual configuration exists in that a traffic island partitions separate signals between Harford Road south / Bonaparte Avenue north and MD 147 north. 06/30/10



Photo Credits:

06/30/10, 07/02/10 by AARoads

Connect with:
Interstate 695 - Baltimore Beltway
U.S. 1
Route 41 - Perring Parkway
Route 152
Route 542

Page Updated 04-14-2011.

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