County Route 548 (New Jersey)

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County Route 548  marker

County Route 548
CR 548 highlighted in red
Route information
Length: 9.18 mi[1] (14.77 km)
Major junctions
West end: Route 47 in Maurice River Township
East end: Route 49 in Upper Township
Location
Counties: Cumberland, Cape May
Highway system
CR 547 CR 549

County Route 548, abbreviated CR 548, is a county highway in the U.S. state of New Jersey. The highway extends 9.18 miles (14.77 km) from Delsea Drive (Route 47 in Maurice River Township to Route 49 in Upper Township.

Route description[edit]

CR 548 begins at an intersection with Route 47 in the community of Port Elizabeth in Maurice River Township, Cumberland County, heading east on two-lane undivided Broadway Avenue. The road passes homes before crossing CR 648 and becoming Weatherby Road. The route crosses an abandoned railroad line as it leaves Port Elizabeth and passes a patch of farmland before entering dense forests. CR 548 continues through the forests for several more miles as it enters Cape May County, briefly running through Dennis Township before crossing into Upper Township and passing through the Belleplain State Forest. CR 548 passes some farms and reaches an intersection with CR 605 before it comes to its eastern terminus at Route 49.[1][2]

History[edit]

County Route 548 used to continue farther west, following New Jersey Route 47 and Cumberland County Routes 670 and 649 to County Route 553 in Port Norris.[citation needed]

Major intersections[edit]

County Location Mile[1] km Destinations Notes
Cumberland Maurice River Township 0.00 0.00 Route 47 (Delsea Drive) – Cape May, Millville
Cape May Upper Township 9.18 14.77 Route 49 – Millville, Tuckahoe
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

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External links[edit]

Route map: Google / Bing