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DE 2(E-W)/DE 72(N-S) Duplex


2 72

Delaware Routes 2 and 72 join for 2.87 miles near Newark in New Castle County.


Alex Nitzman 3/04

DE 72 turns to the north at the eastern split of DE 2/DE 72, east of Newark

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Timothy Reichard 5/18/03

Westbound on DE 2 at the intersection with DE 72. DE 72 north is a right turn away onto Possum Park Road, while DE 72 south follows DE 2 west.

 


Timothy Reichard 5/18/03

Reassurance shields westbound.

 


Timothy Reichard 5/18/03

At the eastern edge of Newark, DE 2/DE 72 follows a fairly new eastern bypass, while Main Street (Old DE 2/DE 72) is now Business DE 2. Both DE 2 and DE 72 completely bypass the town and lead toward DE 4 on the south side.

 


Alex Nitzman 3/04

Eastbound on DE 2/DE 4 at the southern split of DE 2/DE 72, southeast of Newark. DE 72 runs north-to-south here, and DE 2 east turns left to leave DE 4 and join DE 72 in its bypass of Newark.

 


Alex Nitzman 3/04

A closer view of the southern split from DE 2/DE 4 eastbound.

 

 

DE 2(E-W)/DE 72(N-S)/DE 273(E) Duplex


2 72 273

Eastbound Delaware Routes 273 joins DE 2/DE 72 for 0.20 miles through Newark in New Castle County

 


Alex Nitzman 3/04

Eastbound on Business DE 2/DE 273 at DE 2/DE 72. Business DE 2 ends here, and DE 273 makes a left to join DE 2/DE 72.

 


Alex Nitzman 3/04

DE 273 east joins DE 2/DE 72 for one block. DE 273 enters from the left, and the DE 2/DE 72/DE 273 triplex begins straight ahead.

 


Timothy Reichard 5/18/03

A block to the north, DE 273 east splits to the right on Christiana Road. To the left, DE 273 west enters Newark, soon to join Business DE 2 west. DE 2/DE 72 continues straight ahead.

 

Local Names

East
2

Robert W. Kirkwood Highway

North
72

Possum Park Road

Duplex
2
72

Robert W. Kirkwood Highway

East
273

Newark-Christiana Road

Triplex
2
72
273

Library Avenue

West
273

Main Street (WB)
Delaware Avenue (EB)

Duplex
2
72

Library Avenue
Library Road
Chapel Street

West
2

Chestnut Hill Road

South
72

Chapel Street

 

Terraserver Imagery

 

Adjacent Multiplexes

2
41

East to Prices Corners

2
4

West to Spring Hill

13
72

South to Wrangle Hill

273


West to Newark

273


East to Hares Corners

 

 

 
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