Maryland Route 422

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Maryland Route 422 marker

Maryland Route 422
Bayard Road
Maryland Route 422 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by MDSHA
Length: 3.04 mi[1] (4.89 km)
Existed: 1930 – present
Major junctions
West end: Polling House Road near Lothian
East end: MD 2 in Lothian
Counties: Anne Arundel
Highway system
MD 418 MD 423

Maryland Route 422 (MD 422) is a state highway in the U.S. state of Maryland. Known as Bayard Road, the highway runs 3.04 miles (4.89 km) from Polling House Road near Lothian east to MD 2 and MD 408 at Lothian in southern Anne Arundel County. MD 422 was constructed in the late 1920s.

Route description[edit]

MD 422 begins at Polling House Road west of Lothian. Bayard Road continues west as a county highway through the hamlet of Bayard to Sands Road, which parallels the Patuxent River. MD 422 heads east as a two-lane road through farmland. After passing South Polling House Road, which meets Polling House Road in Harwood, the highway turns southeast toward its terminus at a four-legged roundabout in the village of Lothian. MD 2 (Solomons Island Road) heads southeast toward Prince Frederick and northeast in the direction of Annapolis; MD 408 (Mount Zion Road) heads southwest toward Upper Marlboro.[1][2]


MD 422 was constructed as a gravel road in 1929 and 1930 from Polling House Road to Lothian, which is also known as Mount Zion.[3][4] The Lothian roundabout was installed in 1995.[5]

Junction list[edit]

The entire route is in Anne Arundel County.

Location Mile[1] km Destinations Notes
  0.00 0.00 Bayard Road west / Polling House Road north Western terminus
Lothian 3.04 4.89 MD 2 (Solomons Island Road) / MD 408 west (Mount Zion Road) – Annapolis, Prince Frederick, Upper Marlboro Eastern terminus; Lothian Roundabout
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Highway Information Services Division (December 31, 2013). Highway Location Reference. Maryland State Highway Administration. Retrieved 2012-11-24. 
  2. ^ Google Inc. "Maryland Route 422". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc.,-76.64011&spn=0.065386,0.168056&sll=38.836625,-76.63772&sspn=0.032693,0.084028&geocode=Ff-0UAId-jJu-w%3BFcR_UAIdDe5u-w&t=h&mra=ls&z=13. Retrieved 2012-01-22.
  3. ^ Uhl, G. Clinton; Bruce, Howard; Shaw, John K. (October 1, 1930). Report of the State Roads Commission of Maryland (1927–1930 ed.). Baltimore: Maryland State Roads Commission. p. 196. Retrieved 2013-01-20. 
  4. ^ Maryland Geological Survey. Map of Maryland Showing State Road System: State Aid Roads and Improved County Road Connections (Map) (1930 ed.).
  5. ^ Niederhauser, Mike (March 2002). "Modern Roundabouts in Maryland" (PDF). Maryland State Highway Administration. Retrieved 2013-01-22. 

External links[edit]

Route map: Google / Bing