Maryland Route 440

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Maryland Route 440 marker

Maryland Route 440
Dublin Road
Maryland Route 440 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by MDSHA
Length 5.65 mi[1] (9.09 km)
Existed 1933 – present
Major junctions
West end MD 543 in Ady
  MD 136 in Dublin
East end US 1 near Dublin
Location
Counties Harford
Highway system
MD 439MD 444

Maryland Route 440 (MD 440) is a state highway in the U.S. state of Maryland. Known as Dublin Road, the state highway runs 5.65 miles (9.09 km) from MD 543 in Ady east to U.S. Route 1 (US 1) near Dublin. MD 440 was built between Ady and MD 136 in Dublin in the early 1930s and extended to US 1 in 1956.

Route description[edit]

View east along MD 440 in Ady

MD 440 begins at an intersection with MD 543 (Ady Road) in the hamlet of Ady. The state highway heads east as a two-lane road through farmland. MD 440 passes by the forested Scarboro Conservation Area and passes through the hamlet of Scarboro before intersecting MD 136 (Whiteford Road) in the village of Dublin. The state highway crosses Peddler Run before reaching its eastern terminus at US 1 (Conowingo Road) between Dublin and Darlington.[1][2]

History[edit]

MD 440 was constructed as a macadam road from MD 543 at Ady to MD 136 in Dublin between 1930 and 1933.[3][4] The state highway was extended east to US 1 in 1956.[5]

Junction list[edit]

The entire route is in Harford County.

Locationmi[1]kmDestinationsNotes
Ady0.000.00 MD 543 (Ady Road) – Pylesville, HickoryWestern terminus
Dublin3.856.20 MD 136 (Whiteford Road) – Whiteford, Churchville
5.659.09 US 1 (Conowingo Road) – Bel Air, DarlingtonEastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Highway Information Services Division (December 31, 2013). Highway Location Reference. Maryland State Highway Administration. Retrieved 2011-03-02. 
  2. ^ Google (2011-03-02). "Maryland Route 440" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2011-03-02. 
  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. 214. Retrieved 2011-03-02. 
  4. ^ Maryland Geological Survey (1933). Map of Maryland Showing State Road System: State Aid Roads and Improved County Road Connections (Map). Baltimore: Maryland Geological Survey. 
  5. ^ Maryland State Roads Commission (1956). Maryland: Official Highway Map (Map). Baltimore: Maryland State Roads Commission. 

External links[edit]

Route map: Google

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