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PA 261 continues Foulk Road north from Brandywine Hundred in Delaware 2.2 miles to U.S. 322 (Conchester Highway) in Delaware County. Joining Booths Corner with Chelsea, PA 261 is wholly within Bethel township. Delaware State Route 261 extends Foulk Road south to U.S. 202/SR 141 at Fairfax outside Wilmington.

Pennsylvania Route 261 North
The first confirming marker for PA 261 appears just beyond the Delaware state line. 12/20/16
Zebley Road extends north from Marsh Road in Delaware to PA 261 (Foulk Road) at Zebleys Corner. 12/20/16
PA 261 concludes at a grade separated intersection with U.S. 322 (Conchester Highway). Planned widening of U.S. 322 includes building a new parclo interchange between the two routes. 12/21/01
Garnet Mine Road (SR 3038) connects PA 261 (Foulk Road) with U.S. 322 (Conchester Highway) east to Chester. 12/21/01
Garnet Mine Road west formerly tied into adjacent U.S. 322 (Conchester Highway) just west of PA 261 (Foulk Road). The two roads were separated by 2017. 12/21/01
Pennsylvania Route 261 South
Foulk Road (SR 3029) south becomes a part of PA 261 at the access road linking with U.S. 322 (Conchester Highway) westbound. 12/29/08
An erroneous PA 322 shield referenced what was the connection to U.S. 322 east from Garnet Mine Road west. 12/29/08
PA 261 (Foulk Road) meets PA 491 (Naamans Creek Road) at Booths Corner. 12/29/08
PA 491 (Naamans Creek Road) parallels the Delaware state line west to U.S. 202 at Concord township and east to SR 491 (Hickman Road) at Claymont. 12/29/08
PA 491 (Naamans Creek Road) heads west to Johnsons Corners and east to Ogden. 12/29/08
PA 261 (Foulk Road) continues a half mile south from PA 491 to the First State. 12/29/08
Pennsylvania Route 261 becomes Delaware State Route 261 along Foulk Road south into the Brandywine Hundred area of northern New Castle County. 12/20/16

Photo Credits:

12/21/01, 12/29/08, 12/20/16 by AARoads

Connect with:
Route 491
State Route 261

Page Updated 01-16-2021.

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