Maryland Route 462

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Maryland Route 462 marker

Maryland Route 462
Paradise Road
Maryland Route 462 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by MDSHA
Length 4.15 mi[1] (6.68 km)
Existed 1933 – present
Major junctions
South end MD 132 in Aberdeen
  MD 22 in Aberdeen
North end MD 155 near Hopewell Village
Counties Harford
Highway system
MD 460MD 464

Maryland Route 462 (MD 462) is a state highway in the U.S. state of Maryland. Known as Paradise Road, the route runs 4.15 miles (6.68 km) from MD 132 in Aberdeen north to MD 155 near Hopewell Village. MD 462 was built in the early 1930s.

Route description[edit]

View south from the north end of MD 462 at MD 155 near Hopewell Village

MD 462 begins at an intersection with MD 132 (Bel Air Avenue) in the city of Aberdeen. The state highway heads north as a two-lane road through a residential neighborhood. Shortly after passing Aberdeen High School, MD 462 intersects MD 22 (Aberdeen Thruway), which connects Aberdeen Proving Ground with Interstate 95 (I-95) and Bel Air. The state highway continues north through residential areas and leaves the city limits of Aberdeen between crossings of Carsins Run and Swan Creek. MD 462 passes through a mix of farmland and forest and passes under I-95 with no access. The state highway has staggered intersections with Chapel Road, which heads east toward Havre de Grace and west toward Aldino. MD 462 intersects Webster Road, the old alignment of MD 155, before reaching its northern terminus at MD 155 (Level Road) in the hamlet of Webster east of Hopewell Village.[1][2]


MD 462 was fully paved in macadam from Aberdeen to Webster by 1933.[3] The state highway has not changed since except for minor improvements.

Junction list[edit]

The entire route is in Harford County.

Aberdeen0.000.00 MD 132 (Bel Air Avenue)Southern terminus
0.651.05 MD 22 (Aberdeen Thruway) – Bel Air, Aberdeen Proving Ground
Hopewell Village4.156.68 MD 155 (Level Road) – Churchville, Havre de GraceNorthern terminus
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 2011-03-01. 
  2. ^ Google (2011-03-02). "Maryland Route 462" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2011-03-02. 
  3. ^ Maryland Geological Survey (1933). Map of Maryland Showing State Road System: State Aid Roads and Improved County Road Connections (Map). Baltimore: Maryland Geological Survey. 

External links[edit]

Route map: Google

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