Nottingham Road, West Main Street, East Main Street, Ogletown Road, Christiana Road

Eastbound Views

Welcome to Delaware! Telegraph Road (MD 273) turns into Nottingham Road at the state line. It runs east as a two-lane undivided road, eventually changing names to become West Main Street.
Photos taken June 2017.
There is a traffic light at Hillside Road. Turn left to go north on DE 896.
Photos taken June 2017.
There is a railroad crossing. Immediately thereafter, West Main Street becomes a westbound one-way street. Southbound traffic is forced onto South Main Street.
Photos taken June 2017.
After one block, the roadway splits. Bear left onto West Delaware Avenue to stay on DE 273. South Main Street continue straight ahead as DE 896.
Photos taken June 2017.
There is a traffic light at South College Avenue. Turn left to go north on DE 896.
Photos taken June 2017.
West Delaware Avenue becomes East Delaware Avenue. There are traffic lights at Academy Street and South Chapel Street.
Photos taken June 2017.
East Delaware Avenue ends at a traffic light at Library Avenue (DE 72). Turn left to go north and to stay on DE 273. DE 2 also begins to the left. Turn right to go south.
Photos taken June 2017.
DE 273 is multiplexed with DE 72/DE 2 for one block north along Library Avenue. It then splits off to the east onto Ogletown Road.
Ogletown Road runs east as a four-lane divided road. There are traffic lights at Ruthar Drive, Red Mill Road, and Ogletown Road.
Photos taken June 2017.
There is a grade-separated interchange with DE 4 and Salem Church Road.
Photos taken June 2017.
There is a traffic light at Gerald Drive.
Photos taken June 2017.
There is an interchange with the Delaware Turnpike (I-95).
Photos taken June 2017.
DE 273 runs east as a four-lane divided highway. There is a traffic light at Old Baltimore Pike.
Photos taken May 2017.
There is signage for the interchange with the DE 1 toll highway ahead.
Photo taken May 2017.
There is a traffic light at DE 7. Turn left to go north or right to go south.
Photos taken May 2017.
There is an interchange with the DE 1 toll highway.
Photos taken May 2017.
After a short distance, Airport Road (DE 37) begins on the left at a traffic light.
Photos taken May 2017.
There are traffic lights at East Edinburgh Drive and Scottie Lane.
Photos taken May 2017.
There is a traffic light at Churchmans Road (DE 58).
Photos taken May 2017.
There is a traffic light at US 13/US 40. Turn left to go north and east or right to go south and west.
Photos taken May 2017.
The roadway narrows down to two lanes, and the median ends. There are traffic lights at Traders Lane, Quigley Boulevard, and Centerpoint Boulevard.
Photos taken May 2017.
DE 273 ends here at this traffic light. Turn right onto Washington Street to go south on DE 9 or continue straight ahead to go north. Basin Road (DE 141) begins on the left.
Photos taken May 2017.

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