List of former Maryland state highways

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The following is a list of former state highways in Maryland numbered 500 or above. They may have been renumbered or turned back to local authorities.

For former Maryland state highways numbered between 2 and 199, see List of former Maryland state highways (2–199).

For former Maryland state highways numbered between 200 and 399, see List of former Maryland state highways (200–399).

For former Maryland state highways numbered between 400 and 499, see List of former Maryland state highways (400–499).

For former Maryland state highways numbered between 500 and 599, see List of former Maryland state highways (500–599).


MD 657[edit]

Maryland Route 657
Location: Lonaconing
Length: 1.82 mi[1] (2.93 km)
Existed: 1939–2011
Main article: Maryland Route 657

Maryland Route 657 was the designation for Skids Hill Road, which ran 1.82 miles (2.93 km) from MD 36 in Lonaconing north to the AlleganyGarrett county line, where it continued north as Avilton–Lonaconing Road.[1] MD 657 was designated in 1939 and reconstructed in 2010.[2][3] The designation was removed in 2011.[4]

MD 661[edit]

Maryland Route 661
Location: Pomona
Existed: 1939–1995

Maryland Route 661 was the designation for Quaker Neck Landing Road from MD 289 near Pomona to a dead end at the Chester River in western Kent County.[5] The highway was constructed by 1939.[2] MD 661 was removed from the state highway system in 1995.[6]

MD 663[edit]

Maryland Route 663
Location: FruitlandSalisbury
Existed: 1939–1956

Maryland Route 663 was the designation for Camden Avenue from US 13 (now US 13 Business) south of Fruitland north to US 50 (Main Street) in Salisbury in central Wicomico County.[7] The section from the intersection of Camden Avenue and Allen Road near Fruitland to the Salisbury city limit was constructed as a macadam road in 1911 and 1912.[8][9] This segment, the portion of Camden Avenue in the city, and Allen Road south of Fruitland became part of US 13 in 1927.[10] The portion of Camden Avenue between Allen Road and Salisbury Boulevard was constructed as a concrete road in 1933 as part of a relocation of US 13 south of Fruitland; Allen Road became part of MD 529.[2][11][12] MD 663 was assigned to Camden Avenue after US 13 was placed on newly constructed Salisbury Boulevard from south of Fruitland to Salisbury in 1939.[13][2] The highway was extended north from downtown Salisbury along North Division Street, replacing MD 475, in 1954.[7][14] MD 663 was removed from the state highway system in 1956, when most of it was replaced with a northern extension of MD 529.[15]

MD 664[edit]

Maryland Route 664
Location: Chestertown
Existed: 1939–1995

Maryland Route 664 was the designation for Wilkins Lane from MD 289 southwest of Chestertown to a dead end at the Chester River in western Kent County.[5] The highway was constructed by 1939.[2] MD 664 was removed from the state highway system in 1995.[6]

MD 686[edit]

Maryland Route 686
Location: Brooklyn ParkBaltimore
Existed: 1946–c. 2005

Maryland Route 686 was the designation for 2nd Street in Brooklyn Park in Anne Arundel County and the adjacent Brooklyn neighborhood of Baltimore. The highway's northern end was at MD 173.[16] MD 686 was assigned to 2nd Street by 1946.[17] The highway was removed from Anne Arundel County by 1999, but remained in the city as late as 2005.[18][19] The MD 686 designation was gone from Baltimore by 2013.[20]

MD 787[edit]

Maryland Route 787
Location: Takoma Park
Length: 0.99 mi[4] (1.59 km)
Existed: 1956–2012
Main article: Maryland Route 787

Maryland Route 787 was the designation for Flower Avenue, which ran 0.99 miles (1.59 km) from MD 195 north to MD 320 within Takoma Park in southeastern Montgomery County.[4] The highway was constructed as the original MD 194 in Takoma Park in 1923 and extended north to former MD 516 (Franklin Avenue) in 1933.[2][21][11] MD 194 was redesignated MD 787 in 1956 following a three route number swap also involving modern MD 194 and MD 71, which became part of US 301.[15][22] MD 787's northern end was truncated to MD 320 in 1999.[18] The highway was removed from the state highway system when the street was transferred to the city of Takoma Park in 2012.[23]

MD 987[edit]

Maryland Route 987
Location: Ellicott City
Existed: 1950–1993

Maryland Route 987 was the designation for Old Columbia Pike, which ran from US 29 just south of MD 103 north to Main Street in Ellicott City in northeastern Howard County.[24] The highway was originally built as the northern end of the Ellicott and Clarksville Turnpike in the 19th century.[25] The old turnpike was reconstructed as a 14-foot-wide (4.3 m) macadam road in 1918.[26] In 1927, the highway became part of the original MD 27, which was replaced by US 29 in 1934.[10][27] MD 987 was assigned to old Columbia Pike after US 29 was moved to its current course from south of MD 103 to US 40 in 1951.[28] The portion of the highway north of MD 103 was removed from the state highway system in 1987.[29] The very short piece south of MD 103 remained until the construction of the US 29–MD 100 interchange in 1993.[29][5]

MD 999[edit]

Maryland Route 999
Location: Glen Burnie
Length: 0.24 mi[30] (0.39 km)
Existed: 2001–2002

Maryland Route 999 (officially MD 999D) was the designation for Old Hammonds Ferry Road, which ran 0.24 miles (0.39 km) from Stewart Avenue north to a cul-de-sac adjacent to MD 176 between that route's junctions with MD 162 and I-97 near Glen Burnie. MD 999D was created in a road transfer from Anne Arundel County to the state in 2001.[30] The highway was transferred back to county maintenance in 2002.[31]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Highway Information Services Division (December 31, 2010). Highway Location Reference. Maryland State Highway Administration. Retrieved 2012-06-23. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f Maryland State Roads Commission. General Highway Map: State of Maryland (Map) (1939 ed.).
  3. ^ "MD 657 Roadway Widening Project Between Old Beechwood and Garrett County Line". Maryland State Highway Administration. 2010-03-31. Retrieved 2010-11-04. 
  4. ^ a b c Highway Information Services Division (December 31, 2011). Highway Location Reference. Maryland State Highway Administration. Retrieved 2014-03-01. 
  5. ^ a b c Maryland State Highway Administration. Maryland: Official Highway Map (Map) (1993 ed.).
  6. ^ a b Maryland State Highway Administration. Maryland: Official Highway Map (Map) (1995 ed.).
  7. ^ a b Maryland State Roads Commission. Maryland: Official Highway Map (Map) (1953 ed.).
  8. ^ Maryland Geological Survey. Map of Maryland: Showing State Road System and State Aid Roads Completed or Under Construction December 31, 1911 (Map) (1911 ed.).
  9. ^ Weller, O.E.; Parran, Thomas; Miller, W.B.; Perry, John M.; Ramsay, Andrew; Smith, J. Frank (May 1916). "Annual Reports of the State Roads Commission of Maryland" (1912–1915 ed.). Baltimore: Maryland State Roads Commission. pp. 108, 110, 114, 122, 124, 126. Retrieved 2014-02-12. 
  10. ^ a b Maryland Geological Survey. Map of Maryland: Showing State Road System and State Aid Roads (Map) (1927 ed.).
  11. ^ a b Maryland Geological Survey. Map of Maryland Showing State Road System: State Aid Roads and Improved County Road Connections (Map) (1933 ed.).
  12. ^ Byron, William D.; Lacy, Robert (December 28, 1934). "Report of the State Roads Commission of Maryland" (1931–1934 ed.). Baltimore: Maryland State Roads Commission. pp. 21, 22, 35, 321, 330, 334, 335, 338, 339, 340, 345, 356. Retrieved 2014-03-12. 
  13. ^ Whitman, Ezra B.; Webb, P. Watson; Thomas, W. Frank (March 15, 1941). "Report of the State Roads Commission of Maryland" (1939–1940 ed.). Baltimore: Maryland State Roads Commission. pp. 25, 103. Retrieved 2014-02-28. 
  14. ^ Maryland State Roads Commission. Maryland: Official Highway Map (Map) (1954 ed.).
  15. ^ a b Maryland State Roads Commission. Maryland: Official Highway Map (Map) (1956 ed.).
  16. ^ Maryland State Roads Commission. Maryland: Official Highway Map (Map) (1949 ed.).
  17. ^ Maryland State Roads Commission. Maryland: Official Highway Map (Map) (1946–47 ed.).
  18. ^ a b Highway Information Services Division (December 31, 1999). Highway Location Reference. Maryland State Highway Administration. Retrieved 2014-03-18. 
  19. ^ Highway Information Services Division (December 31, 2005). Highway Location Reference. Maryland State Highway Administration. Retrieved 2014-03-01. 
  20. ^ Maryland State Highway Administration (PDF). Maryland General Highway Statewide Grid Map (Map) (2013 ed.). Section D12D. http://www.roads.maryland.gov/Index.aspx?PageId=790. Retrieved 2014-03-01.
  21. ^ Maryland Geological Survey. Map of Maryland: Showing State Road System and State Aid Roads (Map) (1923 ed.).
  22. ^ Maryland State Roads Commission. Maryland: Official Highway Map (Map) (1955 ed.).
  23. ^ Highway Information Services Division (December 31, 2012). Highway Location Reference. Maryland State Highway Administration. Retrieved 2014-03-18. 
  24. ^ Maryland State Highway Administration. Maryland: Official Highway Map (Map) (1985–86 ed.).
  25. ^ Clark, William Bullock (1899). Report on the Highways of Maryland. Baltimore: Maryland Geological Survey. p. 239. Retrieved 2014-03-02. 
  26. ^ Zouck, Frank H.; Uhl, G. Clinton; Mudd, John F. (January 1920). "Annual Reports of the State Roads Commission of Maryland" (1916–1919 ed.). Baltimore: Maryland State Roads Commission. pp. 20, 22, 24, 44, 48, 52. Retrieved 2014-02-16. 
  27. ^ Maryland State Roads Commission. Map of Maryland Showing State Road System (Map) (1934 ed.).
  28. ^ Maryland State Roads Commission. Maryland: Official Highway Map (Map) (1951 ed.).
  29. ^ a b Maryland State Highway Administration. Maryland: Official Highway Map (Map) (1987 ed.).
  30. ^ a b Highway Information Services Division (December 31, 2001). Highway Location Reference. Maryland State Highway Administration. Retrieved 2014-03-02. 
  31. ^ Highway Information Services Division (December 31, 2002). Highway Location Reference. Maryland State Highway Administration. Retrieved 2014-03-02. 

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