U.S. 113 south
A begin U.S. 113 shield assembly stands along side the southbound off-ramp to Dupont Boulevard from Delaware 1 (Bay Road) south. Photo taken 08/05/07.
U.S. 113 & Delaware 1 Business briefly overlap along DuPont Boulevard between Delaware 1 and the intersection with Warner Road. Delaware 1 Business branches southeast along Walnut Street, across from Warner Road, to Milford High School and Rehoboth Boulevard. Photo taken 08/05/07.
U.S. 113 quickly transitions into a commercial strip from SR 1 Business (Walnut Street) southward to SR 14 (Northeast Front Street). Interests to Downtown Milford should take Walnut Street south from its partition with SR 1 Business (Rehoboth Boulevard) or remain on U.S. 113 south to SR 14 east. Photo taken 08/05/07.
Erected in 1954, a pair of iron Welcome to Milford city signs are posted at the U.S. 113 & Delaware 1 Business (DuPont Boulevard) intersection with Warner Road. Milford incorporated in 1807 and was originally settled in 1680 by settler Henry Bowan as the Saw Mill Range.1 The city limits now extend northward to Swan Creek along Delaware 1. Photo taken 08/05/07.
Mileage sign highlighting the distance to Georgetown, the Sussex County seat and Pocomoke City, Maryland, the southern terminus. Photo taken 08/05/07.
Southbound at the intersection of Airport Road west and Northeast 10th Street east. Airport Road links U.S. 113 (DuPont Boulevard) with Delaware 15 (Canterbury Road); Northeast 10th Street heads east to Milford High School, Delaware 1 (Coastal Highway) and New Wharf Road. Photo taken 08/05/07.
Approaching Delaware 14 (NW Front Street east / Milford Harrington Highway west) on U.S. 113 (DuPont Boulevard) southbound. Delaware 14 begins at Delaware 1 (Milford Bypass) and ventures west through Downtown to DuPont Boulevard. Photo taken 08/05/07.
Delaware 14 continues northwest from U.S. 113 along Milford Harrington Highway to Delaware 15 (Canterbury Road) and U.S. 13 (DuPont Highway) at Harrington along a rural route. Photo taken 08/05/07.
Delaware 14 shield and guide sign posted ahead of the NW Front Street / Milford Harrington Highway intersection. Photo taken 08/05/07.
Removed by 2008, this reassurance marker was posted along Dupont Boulevard south of SR 14 at East Lane and the North Shores subdivision. Photo taken 04/13/04.
U.S. 113 crosses the Mispillion River into Sussex County between Haven and Silver Lakes in Milford. Photo taken 01/16/17.
A mileage sign for U.S. 113 south stands just south of Haven Lake at Kings Highway. U.S. 113 is less developed through the Sussex County stretch of Milford. The four lane highway continues from the city through rural areas 16 miles to Georgetown. Photo taken 01/16/17.
Old Shawnee Road stems south from Kings Highway to cross U.S. 113 (Dupont Boulevard) en route to SR 36 (Shawnee Road) outside Milford. Photo taken 01/16/17.
The subsequent traffic light along U.S. 113 south joins Dupont Boulevard with SR 36 (Shawnee Road). SR 36 angles southwest from Milford to combine with SR 16 just east of Greenwood and U.S. 13 (Sussex Highway). Photo taken 01/16/17.
Within Milford Delaware 36 lines Lakeview Avenue northeast to Causey Avenue and Downtown. The state route spurs east from the city to Cedar Beach off Delaware Bay. Photo taken 01/16/17.
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Delaware 36 overall links Milford with Slaughter Beach to the east and the MSR 404 corridor west of Greenwood. Photo taken 01/16/17. Second photo taken 12/30/17.
U.S. 113 continues through south Milford from SR 36 by remaining farm land and the Milford Ponds subdivision. Photo taken 12/30/17.
Georgetown lies 12 miles south along U.S. 113 (Dupont Boulevard) from SR 36. Millsboro follows in another ten miles. Photo taken 12/30/17.
Fitzgeralds Road crosses U.S. 113 west from the unincorporated community of Lincoln. Photo taken 12/30/17.
U.S. 113 bee lines south to intersect Delaware 16 (Beach Highway) just west of the small town of Ellendale. Photo taken 12/30/17.
Delaware 16 travels seven miles east from U.S. 113 to Delaware 5 in the town of Milton. Photo taken 12/30/17.
A 30.31 mile long route, SR 16 runs across the width of Sussex County, from Broadkill Beach on Delaware Bay to Greenwood and the Maryland state line with SR 404. Photo taken 12/30/17.
Heading south from Ellendale, U.S. 113 passes through portions of Redden State Forest. Photo taken 12/30/17.
Trending eastward toward Georgetown, U.S. 113 approaches Redden Road west to Bridgeville. Photo taken 12/30/17.
Georgetown lies three miles south of Redden. Selbyville along the Maryland line is a 23 mile drive. Photo taken 12/30/17.
The east branch of Redden Road extends from U.S. 113 (Dupont Boulevard) at the traffic light with Deer Forest Road. Photo taken 12/30/17.
Bedford Street branches east from U.S. 113 (Dupont Boulevard) to SR 18/404 and Downtown Georgetown. Motorists heading to the coast are advised to remain on U.S. 113 south to meet SR 18/404 directly at Bridgeville Road. Photo taken 12/30/17.
The signal with College Park Lane serves adjacent retail along the west side of U.S. 113. Photo taken 12/30/17.
Delaware 18 & 404 (Bridgeville Road) intersect U.S. 113 (Dupont Boulevard) east of the Delaware Technical Community College - Georgetown campus. Photo taken 12/30/17.
A multi state route with MD 404 west to Denton, SR 404 runs in tandem with SR 18 from outside Bridgeville to U.S. 9 (Market Street) at Downtown Georgetown. SR 404 overlaps with U.S. 9 east to SR 1 at Five Points. Photo taken 12/30/17.
Sign errors occasionally reference SR 404 as U.S. 404. MSR 404 runs 45 miles west from U.S. 113 at Georgetown to U.S. 50 near Wye Mills, Maryland. Photo taken 12/30/17.
East from U.S. 113, SR 18/404 follows Bedford Street 1.8 miles to Georgetown Circle with U.S. 9. SR 18 ends there. Photo taken 12/30/17.
Dupont Boulevard continues south from Bridgeville Road as a commercial arterial along the west side of Georgetown. Photo taken 12/30/17.
U.S. 9 (Market Street) leads southwest from central Georgetown to meet U.S. 113 (Dupont Boulevard) at the ensuing traffic light. Photo taken 12/30/17.
Following County Seat Highway, U.S. 9 ventures 12 miles west from U.S. 113 to U.S. 13 at Laurel. Connections with SR 20 lead drivers 13 miles west to Seaford. Photo taken 12/30/17.
Leaving Georgetown, U.S. 113 transitions back into a rural highway and reaches Millsboro in eight miles. Photo taken 12/30/17.
Arrow Safety Road provides a cut off east from U.S. 113 (Dupont Boulevard) to South Bedford Street (U.S. 9 Truck). U.S. 9 Truck overlays U.S. 113 south to the succeeding traffic light. Photo taken 12/30/17.
Bedford Street converges with U.S. 113 and U.S. 9 Truck southwest from Zoar Road near Wood Branch. U.S. 9 Truck takes Bedford Street north 1.1 miles to Park Avenue. Photo taken 12/30/17.
U.S. 9 Truck encircles southern reaches of Georgetown and Delaware Coastal Airport (GED) along a 4.5 mile course to U.S. 9 & Delaware 404 west of Harbeson. Photo taken 12/30/17.
Kruger Road north and Wood Branch Road south converge with U.S. 113 by Georgetown Speedway. Wood Branch Road east to Speedway Road was formerly part of SR 24 Alternate to Zoar, Hollymount and Belltown. Photo taken 12/30/17.
Entering the town limits of Millsboro, beach bound traffic is again advised to stay on U.S. 113 south to connect with SR 20 east via SR 26 at Dagsboro. Photo taken 12/30/17.
U.S. 113 next approaches Sheep Pen Road and Delaware 20 (Hardscrabble Road). Sheep Pen Road provides a cut-off to Delaware 20 west to Seaford and U.S. 9 west to Laurel. Photo taken 01/15/17.
A parclo B2 interchange is proposed to replace the signalized intersection of U.S. 113 and SR 20 as part of the SR 24 Connector. The SR 24 Connector comprises a new two-lane alignment encircling the north side of Millsboro to John J. Williams Highway at Jersey Road. Photo taken 01/15/17.
Delaware 20 crosses a rural swath of Sussex County, 16 miles east from U.S. 13 at Blades to Jones Crossroads, Workmans Corners and U.S. 113. The state route originates west of Seaford at Reliance on the Maryland state line. Photo taken 01/15/17.
U.S. 113 south & Delaware 20 east
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U.S. 113 south & Delaware 20 east cross Betts Pond just south of their merge at Betts Pond Road. Photos taken 12/30/17.
U.S. 113 south & SR 20 (Dupont Boulevard) east navigate through a commercial trip to SR 24 & 30 (Washington Street) southwest of Downtown Millsboro. Photo taken 12/30/17.
SR 24 combines with SR 30 north through Downtown Millaboro to Millsboro Pond and southwest to Phillips Hill and Mission. SR 30 travels south to Gumboro and west to U.S. 13 and Bacons. Photo taken 12/30/17.
West from SR 30, SR 24 continues to Lowes Crossroads, Trap Pond State Park and Laurel. The state route travels across the width of Sussex County to Maryland 348 near Sharptown. Photo taken 12/30/17.
Within the town of Millsboro, Delaware 24 & 30 follow Laurel Road west to Millsboro Highway and the Plantation Lakes Golf & Country Club community. Through Downtown, the state routes separate along the couplet of Main Street north and Washington Street south. Photo taken 12/30/17.
U.S. 113 south & Delaware 20 (Dupont Boulevard) south continue another 1.6 miles south along the commercialized stretch through Millsboro. Photo taken 12/30/17.
The town of Dagsboro lies three miles to the southeast along Delaware 20. U.S. 113 reaches Selbyville in ten miles. Photo taken 12/30/17.
Lying 13 miles to the east, Delaware 20 provides a cut off to Delaware 26 east for Bethany Beach. The two state routes combine along Main Street in Dagsboro, 2.25 miles to the southeast. Photo taken 12/30/17.
Leaving the town of Millsboro, U.S. 113 south and Delaware 20 eastbound split at Dagsboro Road. Photo taken 12/30/17.
Delaware 20 (Dagsboro Road) angles 15.8 miles southeast from U.S. 113 at Handy Road to Dagsboro, Omar, Roxana and Delaware 1 at Fenwick Island. Photo taken 12/30/17.
U.S. 113 south
Running through western reaches of Dagsboro, U.S. 113 (Dupont Boulevard) approaches Delaware 26 (Clayton Street east / Nine Foot Road west). Photo taken 12/30/17.
Totaling 23.15 miles in length, SR 26 connects Bethany Beach and Ocean View with Dagsboro and rural areas of south central Sussex County. The state route overlaps with SR 30 and then SR 54 to the Maryland state line south of Gumsboro. Photo taken 12/30/17.
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U.S. 113 stays rural and continues south from SR 26 (Clayton Street) at Dagsboro two miles toward Frankford. Photos taken 12/30/17.
U.S. 113 (Dupont Boulevard) delineates the western town limits of Frankford between Hickory Street and Dover Street. Photo taken 12/30/17.
Advancing south from Frankford Avenue and milepost 4, U.S. 113 continues another 41 miles to Pocomoke City, Maryland. Photo taken 12/30/17.
Delaware 54 crosses paths with U.S. 113 (Dupont Boulevard) on the north side of Selbyville at Cemetery Road. The state route leads 11.2 miles east to Delaware 1 at Fenwick Island. Photo taken 12/30/17.
Traveling 41.8 miles overall, SR 54 forms a multi state route with MD 54, running partially along the state line west to Delmar and Mardela Springs and east to Williamsville and SR 1 north of Ocean City. Photo taken 12/30/17.
Cemetery Road leads SR 54 east from U.S. 113 to North Main Street and Downtown Selbyville. SR 17 (Bethany Road) ties into SR 54 there from Roxana. Photo taken 12/30/17.
The final confirming marker for U.S. 113 in Delaware. Dupont Boulevard reaches the Maryland line in three quarters of a mile. Photo taken 12/30/17.
Approaching the Maryland state line and former lane drop from four to two lanes along U.S. 113 south at Selbyville. Photo taken April 2000.
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A stub end was incorporated into U.S. 113 south at the state line for the eventual widening into Worcester County. Photos taken April 2000.
Crossing the Maryland state line during construction to expand U.S. 113 to four lanes south to Bishop. Photo taken 04/04/04.
Entering Maryland, U.S. 113 follows Worcester Highway to the west of Ocean City. Three routes connect the US highway to the coastal city: Maryland 589 in 4.5 miles, Maryland 90 (Ocean City Expressway) in 5.5 miles and U.S. 50 in 8.5 miles. U.S. 113 otherwise reaches the Worcester County seat of Berlin in 9.5 miles. Photo taken 12/30/17.

Sources:

  1. History, Downtown Milford's History.


Photo Credits:

  • April 2000 by Rahul.
  • 04/04/04 by Adam Froehlig.
  • 04/13/04 by AARoads.
  • 08/05/07 by AARoads.
  • 01/15/17 by AARoads.
  • 01/16/17 by AARoads.
  • 12/30/17 by AARoads.

Connect with:
U.S. 9
U.S. 9 Truck
Delaware 14
Delaware 16
Delaware 20
Delaware 24
Delaware 24 Alternate
Delaware 26
Delaware 30
Delaware 36
Multi State Route 54

Page Updated 11-30-2018.